Bilateral deal-making involving European governments.
last update: May 2012
photo: Mehr Demokratie e.V.
Ukraine has started preparations for negotiations on new agreements on a free trade area (FTA) with Egypt, Jordan, Indonesia and China, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Ihor Petrashko has said.
The UK will begin talks with the European Union this week on how regulators will cooperate over financial services now Brexit has been completed.
The EU-UK agreement contains limited protections for investors and no investor-state enforcement mechanism. Its dispute resolution mechanism is limited to a “WTO-like” state-to-state arbitration.
Portugal will try to conclude a free-trade agreement between the EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur during its six-month EU presidency, and attempt to expand Europe’s ties with other potential trade partners.
Ukraine plans to start talks or resume negotiations on free trade agreements (FTA) with several countries, including China, Britain and North African countries.
The EU does not see it feasible going back to deep and comprehensive free trade agreement negotiations with the US but would explore mini-deals.
Ukrainian President hopes that the free trade agreement between Ukraine and Turkey will be signed in the near future, as negotiations on the document are almost complete.
Ukraine and Britain have signed an agreement on political cooperation, free trade, and strategic partnership.
Kyiv and Brussels have agreed to assess the progress of the implementation of the Association Agreement in 2021.
The next round of talks for a free trade agreement between Ukraine and Turkey is scheduled for mid-October.
European business lobby group on foreign trade issues
Site internet du collectif français Stop TAFTA, CETA et autres accords de libre-échange
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Eurochambres, a European business lobby group, webpage on FTAs
Friends of the Earth Europe’s special web section on trade deals
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