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BUCG v. Yemen decision clears jurisdictional hurdles for investment claims by Chinese state-owned enterprises under the ICSID Convention
The Tribunal dismissed Yemen’s allegations that state-owned enterprises in the PRC were precluded from bringing claims under the ICSID Convention.
Yemen lost $145m due to Arab Free Trade Zone
Yemen lost $154m during 2005-2007 due to gradual reduction for customs and tax tariff within the agreement of the biggest Arab Free Trade Zone
Yemen to join GCC, Gulf-EU Free Trade Agreement to be signed
Yemen will soon become a regular member of the GCC, following the GCC leaders’ agreement to a request by Saudi King Abdallah. In addition, a GCC-EU free trade agreement is expected to be signed during 2008.
US eyes bilateral FTAs in Gulf
With free trade agreements, come political leverage. Realising this, the United States is moving fast to sign bilateral FTAs with Gulf countries - in the hope that Washington would be able to fill a vacuum because of the slowness of these Arab states in starting any regional trading mechanisms of their own.
Yemen, US planning free trade
The UPI has reported that Yemen and the United States of America are preparing a plan to start a free trade zone between the two countries.
Cabinet approves FTA with Yemen, Mauritius
Federal Cabinet has approved the summary for Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan, Yemen and Mauritius. The summary was presented before federal cabinet after a trade delegation headed by Federal Commerce Minister Humayun Akhtar Khan attended a joint Ministerial Commission conference in Yemen and Mauritius in March 2004 and inked a Memorandum of Understanding about FTA.