Some of the most controversial issues include chlorinated chicken, potassium bromate and hormones.
The European Union is prepared to lower barriers for US agricultural goods such as GMOs as part of a mini trade deal, but don’t expect bigger concessions like cutting tariffs or changing EU laws, an EU official said.
Corporate-led trade deals put us all in danger when it comes to tacking future health crises, writes Caroline Lucas MP.
The US is willing to show China some flexibility on its pledges to boost American imports as long as Beijing ensures exports don’t surge when production returns to full strength.
Attempts by EU and US officials to come to an interim ‘mini’ agreement on modest issues by March 18th have been met with scepticism among European lawmakers.
Yet even before the coronavirus outbreak began in the mainland Chinese city of Wuhan in December, seismic rumblings already were being felt in the field of global logistics.
Cerro Verde, a partnership between Freeport McMoran and Buenaventura, is to bring a case against Peru related to a taxation dispute at the ICSID under a US-Peru trade agreement.
The UK and US may seek a quick deal on financial services separate from the free trade accord the two are negotiating, a British official said.
The government has not ruled out imports of US agricultural products made to lower standards than in the UK.
The feeling now in global trade negotiating circles is that India is a recalcitrant partner, difficult to negotiate with.
The US has a stronger manufacturing sector meaning their products are likely to be more competitive than the locally produced commodities.
The UK is publishing its negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement with the United States, with talks expected to begin this month.
Lighthizer will hold preparatory talks with Truss ahead of formal negotiations on a US-UK free trade agreement.
India have to determine its way forward in this situation. Trump is focused on opening Indian markets for the imports of US agricultural products. India have to decide what we will ask in return from the US.
Most people are worried about meat quality standards being lowered in a future trade deal with the United States, a new survey suggests.
Pakistan said said US should convene meeting of Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) to move forward for result oriented progress.
US trade representative and Agriculture Secretary signed a letter praising China’s progress on trade deal. They did not mention coronavirus outbreak but said China ‘fully expected’ to meet terms.
US trade negotiators, Agriculture Secretary, and American farm interests have all been crystal clear: the precautionary principle must go, and now is the time to finally axe it.
The first leg of the India-US trade deal will largely be about tariff concessions on goods and would be concluded in around three months.