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Israel, UAE to start talks on free trade deal
Both sides are looking forward to signing a free trade agreement, and they have commenced discussions on this matter, the ministers said in a joint statement.
Israel to open economic office in Abu Dhabi to boost Gulf investment
Israel plans to open an economic attaché office in Abu Dhabi to attract foreign investment and boost economic relations with Gulf states and the broader Arab world
Israel, UAE sign double taxation prevention agreement
The tax treaty and the investment-protection agreement lay the groundwork for increasing economic cooperation.
UK and UAE, Saudi trade agreements could be ’hammered out’ this year
UK Trade Secretary was in the UAE and Saudi Arabia last month to work on the UK-GCC Joint Trade and Investment Review
UAE and Israel move closer to tax treaty that will help boost foreign investments
A free trade agreement and double taxation treaty are among several frameworks being worked on by the UAE and Israel to increase trade and investments flows between the two nations after they normalised relations last year.
GCC ministers discuss increasing free trade agreements with other countries
GCC states need to ensure the adoption of economic diversification plans through free trade agreements, UAE Foreign Trade Minister said.
Jersey’s BIT with the UAE and reflections on investment treaty practice in non-sovereign autonomous regions
Most recently, Jersey has joined Hong Kong as another non-sovereign entity that negotiates its own BITs. Jersey is set to sign its first BIT with the UAE later this year.
Israel-Korea free trade agreement to stress tech cooperation
The soon to be signed agreement was delayed because of Korean political concerns that have been removed by Israel-UAE normalization.
Israel, UAE agree deal to boost investment in each other’s economies
Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached a bilateral agreement that will give incentives and protection to investors who make investments in each other’s countries.
AfCFTA could boost Dubai-Africa trade by 10% over next 5 years
The AfCFTA will offer a huge opportunity for UAE investors who will be able to do business on a single set of trade and investment rules across the African continent.
UAE and US to pursue new trade and investment opportunities
The United States and the UAE reaffirmed their intention to pursue new economic, trade, investment and commercial opportunities at their seventh economic policy dialogue.
The BIT footprints of emerging market economies in Africa: What do they portend for ISDS?
Despite debates about crisis in investment treaty arbitration, most emerging market economies are concluding BITs that provide for ISDS and emerging market multinational companies appear to welcome ISDS.
Philippines raises possibility of free trade deal with UAE
The government said it is exploring the possibility of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Pres. Weah signs 15 bills into law
The 15 bills include the act to ratify the Bilateral Investment Treaty with the United Arab Emirates, the investment agreement with Morocco and the ECOWAS custom code.
EU says it is open to free trade deal with GCC
EU commissioner Phil Hogan met UAE ministers to discuss the reopening free trade negotiations with the Gulf states.
UK eyes free trade agreement with GCC countries in future, UK Minister tells WAM
UK Secretary of State for International Trade, has said that the UK enjoys strong trading relations with GCC countries and is looking forward to have a free trade agreement with the bloc in the right time.
Spain loses its third millionaire arbitration award for the reduction of renewables
ICSID imposes a fine of 64.5 million euros for a claim by a fund of the state of Abu Dhabi.
Georgia discusses free trade agreement with Gulf countries
Georgia is seeking to establish a free trade agreement with the countries of the Gulf to access their markets and facilitate increased bilateral business and trade.
Costa Rica looking to UAE investments for the logistics sector
Costa Rica is trying to sign a bilateral investment treaty with the UAE.
Minefields in investment relations
The Government of India and the Government of Andhra Pradesh are facing an arbitration suit due to the cancellation of bauxite mining approvals in Visakhapatnam. This is the latest in a series of legal actions by foreign investors in the country.