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Colombia-EU-Peru trade pact approved by commissioners
The European Commission has approved the European Union’s free trade agreement with Colombia and Peru, international media reported.
Peru to seek more free trade pacts
Peru’s new Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Jose Luis Silva said Monday he will push negotiations on a number of pending and prospective free trade agreements (FTA).
S. Korea-Peru FTA to take effect in Aug.
The free trade accord between South Korea and Peru will take effect on Aug. 1, paving the way for the two countries’ trade and investment to increase sharply, Seoul’s trade ministry said Wednesday.
’FTA to help Korean goods appeal to Peruvian consumers’
A former Peruvian minister for commercial affairs said the free trade pact signed between her country and South Korea will give Korean companies greater leverage in promoting their products to consumers in the South American state. The trade accord is to take effect Aug. 1
Mexican ag, fishing interests call for halt to Peru trade deal
Mexico’s agriculture and fishing industries called on the Senate Monday to hold off on ratifying the free trade agreement with Peru until a better deal can be negotiated.
5 WikiLeaks revelations exposing the rapidly growing corporatism dominating American diplomacy abroad
One of WikiLeaks’ greatest achievements has been to expose the exorbitant amount of influence that multinational corporations have over Washington’s diplomacy.
Canadian mining firm threatens legal action against Peru
Canada’s Bear Creek Mining Corp. is threatening a legal challenge against Peru after its mining rights were revoked in a move that raises the risk for other resource companies doing business in the mineral-blessed South American country.
Humala: Peru not ready for Mercosur
Peruvian President-elect Ollanta Humala has gone on record ruling out an early push for membership of the Mercosur trade bloc for his country’s emerging economy but leaving the door open for a political tie with the group.
Peru-EFTA FTA to come into effect on July 1
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed between Peru and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) -consisting on Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway- will come into effect on July 1, Peru’s Executive branch noted Friday.
Peru wants to see Japanese investments in manufacture, technology
Peru wants to see increased investments from Japan in manufacturing and technological products, said Peruvian Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Eduardo Ferreyros, adding that the recent signing of the bilateral free trade agreement is beneficial for both nations in boosting trade and opening up investment opportunities.
A gov’t that’s often lost in translation
The embarrassing translation errors in Korea’s free trade agreements have revealed the government’s weakness in translation skills and a startling overconfidence in its civil servants’ foreign language abilities.
Peru, Japan FTA to contribute to increase trade flow in 30%
Peru and Japan will increase trade flow in 30 percent thanks to the signing of a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by both countries which will come into effect in a short term, reported Tuesday Peruvian Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Eduardo Ferreyros.
Japan, Peru to ink FTA on Tuesday
Japan and Peru are expected to sign a bilateral free-trade agreement Tuesday when Peruvian Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Garcia Belaunde visits Tokyo.
Peru, Venezuela likely to end trade agreement talks in July
Negotiations on a Trade and Productive Complementation Agreement between Peru and Venezuela will conclude in July, Peruvian Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Eduardo Ferreyros estimated.
Deals with Peru, Chile progressing
The delayed free-trade area agreement between Thailand and Peru is likely to take effect in November, while an FTA with Chile should be concluded by mid-2012, says the Commerce Ministry.
Signing of Peru FTA eyed for end of May
Japan and Peru plan to sign a bilateral free-trade agreement around the end of this month during a visit to Japan by a Peruvian minister, according to sources in both governments.
Peru sees FTAs with Panama, Costa Rica coming into force in January 2012
Peru’s free trade agreements (FTAs) with Panama and Costa Rica are expected to come into force in January 2012, according to the Andean country’s Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry.
The Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement: a Latin American perspective
The TPP negotiations offer both Chile and Peru little in terms of improved market access, as well as risks such as having to make new concessions in sensitive areas like intellectual property and investment.
Peru, EU to officially sign FTA on Wednesday
Peru and the European Union will officially sign a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on Wednesday, April 13, in Brussels, Belgium, according to a ministerial resolution published Sunday by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur).
Peru, Mexico sign trade deal
Peru and Mexico on Wednesday here signed a trade agreement with the aim of jointly reaching out to Asia, an undertaking that they want Chile and Colombia to join.