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France officially leaves Energy Charter Treaty
France confirmed the decision announced by Macron in October and notified the other signatories of the withdrawal, which will take effect on January 1, 2024.
French livestock farmers not pleased with EU-Chile deal
French livestock farmers have criticised the recently agreed EU-Chile trade agreement, which slashes most tariffs between both trading blocs, as it allows Chile to trade without having to respect the same standards that bind EU member states.
Indonesia, EU to expedite IEU-CEPA negotiations
Indonesia and the European Union (EU) agreed to accelerate the IEU-CEPA negotiations, marked by the successful completion of the substance of financial services arrangements under the services trade framework.
Marcos pushes for PH-EU free trade amid COVID-19 recovery
President Ferdinand Bongbong Marcos Jr. made a pitch for a free trade agreement between the Philippines and the European Union to shore up economic recovery following the onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The European Union and Thailand sign Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
Thailand is the sixth ASEAN partner to finalise negotiations for a PCA with the EU following Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia.
The new trade agreement between Chile and the EU must be stopped
Joint statement by the Platform "Chile without Free Trade Agreements" network, MPs and social organizations.
EU, Chile conclude negotiations on new trade agreement
Twenty years after their first free trade agreement concluded, Chile and the EU concluded negotiations on a new, more far-reaching “Advanced Framework Agreement” that slashes most tariffs.
The Energy Charter Treaty is on life support with little chance of revival
After the withdrawal of eight EU member states, the European Commission has little prospect of reviving stalled talks to modernise the 1998 Energy Charter Treaty.
EU to introduce targets for raw materials self-sufficiency
Existing EU free-trade deals with Canada, Japan and Vietnam contain provisions about raw materials. And there are ongoing talks about including a raw materials chapter in trade agreements with Chile and Australia.
EU-India free trade deal will undermine India’s development
Ongoing FTA negotiations will adversely impact farmers, fishers, patients, traders and impinge on a progressive digital industrialisation strategy.
DTI: GSP+ renewal on Brussels agenda
The Philippines remains committed to reapplying for Generalized Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) privileges from the European Union once these expire next year, the Trade department said.
Australia targets EU trade deal in first half of 2023 - minister
Australia is pushing to seal a free trade agreement with EU authorities in the first half of 2023, its trade minister said.
Argentina urges EU to renegotiate South American trade pact - FT
Argentina President Alberto Fernandez has asked the European Union to renegotiate a landmark trade deal with South America, saying the agreement is unbalanced and a threat to the car industry in Brazil and Argentina.
Chile to sign modernization of bilateral agreement with the EU next week
Chile’s President said that the minister of foreign affairs will travel to Brussels at the end of the week to sign a modernization of a bilateral agreement with the European Union.
UK group loses legal challenge over Morocco trade agreement
Dec 5 (Reuters) - A campaign group on Monday lost a legal challenge to Britain’s post-Brexit trade arrangements with Morocco over goods from the disputed territory of Western Sahara.
Bitter friends: Inside the summit aiming to heal EU-US trade rift
The European Union is up in arms over Biden’s plans for hefty subsidies for made-in-America electric cars, claiming these payments, which partly kick in from January 1, are nothing more than outright trade protectionism.
German parliament ratifies CETA, urges other countries to follow suit
The Bundestag has officially ratified the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which has been under provisional application since 2017.
EU-India FTA (EU proposals, Mar 2022)
EU-India BIT text (EU proposal, Mar 2022)
What are the green promises that would facilitate the EU agreement with Mercosur?
The executive arm of the European Union is set to propose a series of environmental and climate commitments in an attempt to Facilitate the approval of a historic trade agreement with four South American countries.