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Free trade agreement between Ukraine and Canada comes into force
The free trade agreement between Ukraine and Canada officially comes into force on August 1, and Canada will cancel customs duties on 99.9% of Ukrainian imports. Duty free exports of Canadian goods,will grow to 98%.
Ukraine, Israel begin 6th round of talks on FTA
The delegations of Ukraine and Israel will hold the sixth round of negotiations on the conclusion of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries in Kyiv on July 26-27, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine told Interfax-Ukraine on July 26.
Ukraine Association Agreement deal sealed ahead of Kyiv summit
After years of delay, the EU formally approved the Association Agreement with Ukraine.
Canada completes ratification of FTA with Ukraine
The Governor General of Canada signed the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement following the approval by the House of Commons and the Senate of the Canadian Parliament.
Dutch senators approve compromise on EU-Ukraine pact
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.
Corporate sovereignty used to bully Ukraine, Colombia and Italy for protecting public health and the environment
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.
Gilead Pharma corp withdraws investment arbitration after Ukraine agrees to settlement of dispute over monopoly rights to market anti-viral drug
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.
New round of Ukraine’s talks with Turkey on signing FTA agreement will be held in spring
The parties have advanced in negotiating the text of the agreement in part of tariff talks.
Fourth round of FTA talks between Ukraine, Israel to take place in Kyiv on Jan 24-26
The sides are to work on the common vision and common approach to trade preferences for agricultural and industrial groups of goods.
EU pushes for Dutch deal on Ukraine to fend off Russia
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 PM Mark Rutte could scupper EU-Ukraine trade deal
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte could scupper an EU-Ukraine agreement if he does not secure key concessions following battles with Euroskeptics at home.
Another trade opportunity for Canadian pork
Shortly after the signature of the Canada-EU trade deal, the pork industry shows optimism once again at Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement.
Canada legislates to implement Ukraine FTA
The Canadian Government has introduced legislation to implement a free trade agreement with Ukraine.
Six lawsuits filed against Crimea transfer to Russian jurisdiction by Ukrainian companies
There are six lawsuits filed by the Ukrainian companies - Privatbank, Ukrnafta, Belbek Airport, Stabil, Everest Estate and Oshchadbank.
Ukraine and Indonesia to start talks on free trade zone
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.
Prime Minister Trudeau signs Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement
The trade deal is seen as politically important given Ukraine’s efforts to escape from Russia’s influence.
EU rejects changes in Ukraine association pact for Dutch voters
The European Union will not make any changes in its association agreement with Ukraine to address Dutch voters’ concerns.
Effects of trade wars on Belarus
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.
Ukraine and Canada ink memorandum on export support, trade and investment
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.
A NAFTA-like deal for Israel and 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.