Bilateral deal-making involving governments of Africa and the Middle East.
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Rwandan and Central African Presidents witnessed the signing of a bilateral investment treaty.
The interim free trade agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran will come into force on 27 October, Minister for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission, said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the country will officially join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on October 27.
Officials from both parties exchanged messages about completing the necessary procedures to enforce an interim agreement leading to the formation of the free trade area.
Barbados is looking to enter into a double taxation agreement and a bilateral investment treaty with Kenya.
The African Union prefers a continent-wide deal with the US while the US wants bilateral deals when AGOA expires.
The two countries agreed to hold exploratory talks before the end of the year on the possibility of having negotiations of a trade and economic partnership agreement.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has tasked the country’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade to start implementing the free trade zone agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union.
Egypt and the United States are seeking ways to promote a greater reciprocal market access for agricultural and industrial goods following the latest talks of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement .
The ‘Euro-Moroccan Partnership for Shared Prosperity was announced at the end of the 14th meeting of the Morocco-EU Association Council last Thursday (27 June) and will include the relaunch of talks on a free trade agreement.
Tralac’s page on the African Continental Free Trade Area
The Southern and Eastern Africa Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) is a regional non-governmental organization founded in 1996 soon after the WTO Singapore Ministerial Conference — mainly focusing on WTO, but also bilateral and regional trade negotiations in Africa.
The Southern and Eastern African Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI) is an African initiative to strengthen Africa’s capacity to take a more effective part in the emerging global trading system and to better manage the process of globalization.