Dutch senators backed a hard-won compromise to ratify an amended EU-Ukraine deal, clearing one of the final hurdles for approval of the deal to help nudge Kyiv closer to the West.
ISDS is an attempt to remove the risk of investment from companies, and place it squarely on the public’s shoulders, without any quid pro quo.
Ukraine has settled a dispute with American pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences Inc., following the company’s pursuit of legal remedies in both domestic courts and via investment arbitration.
The parties have advanced in negotiating the text of the agreement in part of tariff talks.
The sides are to work on the common vision and common approach to trade preferences for agricultural and industrial groups of goods.
European Union leaders expressed confidence that they would clinch an agreement that addresses Dutch concerns over a deal establishing closer ties with Ukraine, mindful that any failure to do so would hand a victory to Russia.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte could scupper an EU-Ukraine agreement if he does not secure key concessions following battles with Euroskeptics at home.
Shortly after the signature of the Canada-EU trade deal, the pork industry shows optimism once again at Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement.
The Canadian Government has introduced legislation to implement a free trade agreement with Ukraine.
There are six lawsuits filed by the Ukrainian companies - Privatbank, Ukrnafta, Belbek Airport, Stabil, Everest Estate and Oshchadbank.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo have agreed to start consultations on establishing a free trade zone between Ukraine and Indonesia.
The trade deal is seen as politically important given Ukraine’s efforts to escape from Russia’s influence.
The European Union will not make any changes in its association agreement with Ukraine to address Dutch voters’ concerns.
The trade wars following the 2014 events in Ukraine affected not only the directly involved participants, but also countries like Belarus that were affected through international trade linkages.
Ukrainian officials expect to sign a free trade agreement with Canada on 11-12 July - during Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s official visit to Ukraine.
Free-trade agreement is a key part of NAFTA, and Tel-Aviv and Kyiv are well on their way towards the implementation of a similar deal.
The Dutch government wants to discuss its voters’ rejection of the EU-Ukraine association agreement at an EU summit in Brussels.
The Dutch parliament has passed a motion rejecting provisional application of the EU-Canada trade deal, known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
Ukraine’s Association Agreement with the European Union was meant to lure the bread basket of the former Soviet Union away from its longstanding ties with Russia by offering better access to the EU market.
Ukraine will sign a free trade agreement with Canada and will accelerate relevant talks with Turkey and Israel.