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Israel to abolish free trade deal with Turkey, impose 100% tariff on imports
The plan, would be submitted to the cabinet for approval, in retaliation for Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to halt exports to Israel.
War on Gaza: Turkey halts all trade with Israel over war
Turkey and Israel have a free trade agreement that has been in effect since 1997.
Serbia to face transport investment arbitration
The subject of the arbitration is given as ‘transportation fare collection services’, and invokes the 2001 bilateral investment treaty between Turkey/Türkiye and Yugoslavia as the basis for the claim.
GCC, Turkey launch talks on free trade agreement
Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council have signed a deal to begin formal negotiations for a free trade agreement, Turkish Trade Minister Omer Bolat announced, as Ankara looks to boost economic ties in the Middle East.
UK and Turkey open talks on new post-Brexit trade deal
The UK is looking to boost its services industry with a ‘modernised’ trade deal with Turkey.
Update: Progress on 6 Thai FTAs now under negotiation
Thailand is negotiating 11 free trade agreements, including five related to upgrading existing FTAs along with developing six new FTAs as the kingdom aims to expand trade and investment with key trading partner countries near and distant.
TUC and unions in Turkey call for trade talks to be suspended
The TUC and our sister trade union confederations in Türkiye KESK and DISK issued a statement in January 2021 calling for the UK-Türkiye trade agreement signed in 2020 to be suspended due to abuses of labour and human rights in Türkiye.
British minister heads to Turkey ahead of start of trade talks
Britain’s trade minister will meet her Turkish counterpart in Istanbul to discuss closer ties, ahead of the expected launch of negotiations on a new free trade deal later this year.
Ukraine, Türkiye ready to ratify FTA
The governments of Ukraine and Türkiye are ready to ratify the Free Trade Agreement in early 2024.
Settlement agreement with Ozpak concludes
Pakistan concluded a settlement agreement with Ozpak, a Turkish company, in longstanding arbitration proceedings pending in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Tunisia and Turkey formalize revision of free trade agreement
As part of efforts to strengthen economic relations between Tunisia and Turkey, Tunisian Minister of Trade and Export Development, Kalthoum Ben Rejeb, and her Turkish counterpart, Omar Bulat, officially signed the revised free trade agreement between the two countries on December 3, in Istanbul.
Vietnam wants to sign foreign trade deal with Türkiye, says prime minister
Vietnam’s prime minister said that they are willing to sign a foreign trade agreement with Türkiye as relations between the two countries are at their peak.
Turkiye and GCC states aim to propel ties to new heights
The Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary-General emphasized the resumption of talks between Turkiye and the GCC states regarding a free trade agreement.
CEPA set to drive UAE-Turkiye’s trade
The UAE-Turkiye CEPA entered into force on September 1, 2023.
Africa-Türkiye link to boost trade
THE Fourth Africa-Türkiye Economic and Business Forum (TABEF) has called for augmentation of seamless operation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to guarantee and promote increased intra-African trade.
Tunisia to review free trade agreement with Turkey
Tunisia’s ministry of Trade is set to amend a free trade agreement with Turkey, believed detrimental to the North African country, reports say.
Türkiye to broaden free trade agreement with UK
The scope of the free trade agreement between Türkiye and the UK will be broadened, Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan said in a joint press conference with his British counterpart James Cleverly.
Britain says it will start talks with Turkiye on new free trade deal
Britain said it intends to start talks with Turkiye over refreshing their bilateral free trade deal, with a view to including services and the digital sector in any future agreement.
Turkey, UAE ratify $40 billion trade deal after Erdogan’s victory
The United Arab Emirates and Turkey ratified a cooperation agreement aiming to raise bilateral trade to $40 billion within five years.
Türkiye, UAE sign free trade deal as ties improve
The oil-rich United Arab Emirates and Türkiye signed a free trade agreement, the Gulf country’s president said, the latest step in improving ties long strained by regional disputes.