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Peru, Singapore and Canada set to sign free trade agreement
Peru, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, will sign free-trade deals with Canada and Singapore next Thursday announced President Alan Garcia.
Peru, China boost trade ahead of November free trade deal, President Garcia says
Peru and China have agreed to boost trade and investment between their countries ahead of a free trade deal planned for November, President Alan Garcia said.
FM: Association with China generates investments, tourism in Peru
China and Peru will accomplish a free trade agreement (FTA) and become strategic associates, which would bring more investments and tourism to this South American country, Peruvian Foreign Minister Jose Garcia Belaunde said Thursday.
Peru ready for 2nd round FTA talks with China
Peru is ready for a second round of talks for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with China and has requested the presence of Peru’s Intellectual Property Institute (Indecopi) in the negotiations.
House approves trade pact extension
The US House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a 10-month extension of a trade program aimed at promoting imports from four Andean nations and thus discouraging the cultivation and production of illegal drugs.
Peru: Four dead after government crackdown on protests against US trade deal
A two-day national agrarian strike against a pending Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United States ended on Wednesday February 20th, leaving four farmers dead after President Alan Garcia declared a state of emergency and ordered a violent crackdown.
Powerful Panasonic calls for a free trade agreement with Peru
The Japanese appliances giant, Panasonic, has called for the establishment a free trade agreement between Japan and Peru.
Peru declares state of emergency on farm protests
Peru’s government declared a state of emergency after a farmers’ protest left at least four dead and more than 700 under arrest. Farmers called the nationwide protest to push for state subsidies as part of a free-trade agreement with the US, for lower prices for fertilizers and for a halt to farm seizures by banks. "The government has lost all credibility,’’ protest organisers said.
Striking farmers shut access to Peru’s Machu Picchu
Peruvian farmers upset over a free trade deal with the United States blocked rail service to the famous Inca ruins at Machu Picchu on Monday and paralyzed vast swaths of the Andean country by halting traffic on key highways.
Peru: Free trade deal an Andean tragedy
Hypocritical euphemisms belie the real intent of PeruFTA, which is to strike a blow against the growing movement toward the creation of a regional trading block in Latin America.
Peru, Canada sign free trade agreement
Peru and Canada have signed a free trade agreement at the the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
Canada and Peru conclude negotiations of a Free Trade Agreement
On January 26, 2008, Canada announced that Canada had concluded its negotiations of a free trade agreement with Peru. The Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA) follows the Canada-Peru bilateral investment treaty (called a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA)) on June 20, 2007. The CPFTA is Canada’s sixth free trade agreement (after the North American Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement and Canada-EFTA Free Trade Agreement)
Peru : FTA wih Canada nearing conclusion
Peru’s Foreign Minister Ms Mercedes Araoz made an announcement to the effect that Peru and Canada were close to concluding negotiations on the Free Trade Agreement.
China, Peru to set up free trade agreement
Talks between China and Peru to set up a free trade agreement are well underway. The Andean country says it hopes to become China’s most important commercial link in Latin America.
IDB to support Peru in implementing FTA with US
The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, announced that the Bank will assist the government of Peru in launching the free trade agreement (FTA) signed with the United States in Washington, DC.
Peru-US free trade agreement to enter into force in 2009
The US-Peru free trade agreement is to enter into force January 1, 2009, said Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade, Mercedes Aráoz. The Minister explained, "Obviously we want to move faster but there is a lot of work we have to do with the US government to make things compatible."
Peru free trade agreement is disaster for farmers everywhere
The same international grain traders who dumped below-cost grain into Mexico after NAFTA, driving over a million farmers off the land and fueling illegal migration into the United States, will now do the same in Peru.
Short end of stick for Peru farmers
The Peruvian government’s happiness was contrasted today by the solemnity of agrarian producers after the ratification of the US-Peru Free Trade Agreement by the US Senate.
Senate approves Peru trade deal
The US Senate gave overwhelming final approval Tuesday to a trade agreement with Peru, as most Democrats joined nearly all Republicans in handing President Bush an unusual victory
Debate begins on US-Peru free trade agreement
The US Senate began debate on Monday on a free trade agreement with Peru the Bush administration hopes will be its first legislative trade victory since Democrats took control of Congress in January.