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Kyiv receives Moscow’s notification on suspension of free trade area with Ukraine - Yatseniuk
The Russian side has formally notified Ukraine on its decision to suspend the agreement on the free trade area that was in effect between the two countries.
EU backs free trade agreement with Ukraine’s entry into effect on Jan 1, 2016 – foreign minister
Ukraine-EU Association Agreement will be fully applicable as of 01.01.2016,
Ottawa, Kyiv ink trade deal during Ukrainian PM’s visit
Canada has reached a trade agreement with Ukraine that Prime Minister Stephen Harper says will help the Eastern European country build its economy and establish greater ties with the West.
Ukraine, Canada to speed up FTA talks
Poroshenko and Harper have agreed to speed up talks concerning the formation of a free trade area between Ukraine and Canada.
Moscow plays nice with free trade as Ukraine sounds alarm over Russian troops
Ukraine’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced a breakthrough in negotiations with Russia over Kyiv’s duty-free trade deal with the European Union – a much needed ray of hope in the ongoing war.
Ukraine looking to support its businesses ahead of joining FTA with EU
The Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade believes that not all Ukrainian companies are ready to switch to new working conditions once the economic part of the European Union-Ukraine association agreement comes into effect, and is looking for ways to support business.
Ukraine to sign FTA with Canada, Israel, Turkey and other countries
According to Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Ukraine now plans to sign FTAs with Canada, Israel, Turkey, Serbia and Vietnam.
How Jack Straw lobbied Ukrainian PM and European Commission on behalf of sugar firm
According to The Telegraph, former UK foreign secretary Jack Straw lobbied the Ukrainian goverment - using the proposed EU FTA as a carrot - to get it to change a domestic law in favour of a UK company’s interests.
Ukraine and Israel agree to intensify free-trade area talks
Ukraine and Israel have agreed to intensify their talks over the creation of a free trade area (FTA), Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlov Klimkin has said.
Signing of the Japan-Ukraine Investment Agreement
Tokyo announces the signing of a bilateral investment treaty with Kiev, which it highlights as opening Ukraine farmland and mineral resources to Japanese investors.
Ukraine intends to sign FTA agreement with Canada, says economy minister
The signing of a free trade agreement (FTA) between Ukraine and Canada will promote an increase in goods turnover between the two countries and the inflow of Canadian investment to Ukraine, Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has said.
Harper goverment talks free trade in Kiev as fighting intensifies
Canada’s International Trade Minister will be in Kiev to talk free trade with his counterpart as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in the east of the embattled country.
Merkel offers Russia free-trade agreement
Germany would be prepared to negotiate a free-trade agreement between the European Union and Russia as a way out of the deadlocked Ukraine conflict, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday.
Ukraine wishes to form free trade zones with Canada, Turkey, Israel, West Africa
The government of Ukraine intends to launch free trade negotiations with Canada, Turkey, Israel, the Gulf States, West Africa and some other countries, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said.
L’accord d’association UE-Ukraine contient-il des OGM ?
Un récent rapport de l’Oakland Institute révèle que l’accord d’association conclu entre l’Union européenne et l’Ukraine encouragerait cette dernière à recourir aux OGM, jusqu’à présent interdits sur son territoire. Si c’était effectivement le cas, l’Ukraine – deuxième exportateur mondial de céréales et détentrice de 22 % des terres arables d’Europe – deviendrait un véritable eldorado pour les semenciers internationaux. Alors – vrai ou faux ?
EU postpones application of free trade pact with Ukraine
The Council of the European Union on Monday delayed the application of a deep and comprehensive free-trade agreement (DCFTA) with Ukraine by 15 months to December 31, 2015, the press service has said.
Russia demands changes to Ukraine-EU association deal
Russia has demanded changes to a landmark political and economic pact between the EU and Ukraine in order to meet Moscow’s concerns, according to a letter seen by AFP on Friday.
European Parliament ratifies EU-Ukraine Association Agreement
The European Parliament gave its consent to the EU-Ukraine Association agreement, which includes a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA), on Tuesday in Strasbourg. At the same time, the Agreement was also ratified by the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev.
EU seeks compromise with Russia over Ukraine free-trade pact
Moscow is believed to be willing to accept Ukraine’s broad political and trade accord with the European Union under certain conditions, officials say.
Russia reported to be cancelling duty–free trade with Ukraine
The duty-free trade deal between Russia and Ukraine is coming to an end. Russia says fundamental changes mean that it will invoke Article 62 of the Vienna Declaration to terminate the understanding.