Bilateral deal-making involving European governments.
last update: May 2012
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The completion of the free trade agreement is said to enable Turkey and Ukraine to faster achieve their bilateral trade volume target of $10 billion.
A group of 17 EU countries sent a letter to the European Commission, asking for more emphasis on data in future trade deals.
Talks with US President Donald Trump were useful, says Swiss Economics Minister Guy Parmelin, who is cautiously optimistic about moving trade negotiations forward.
Ukraine and Turkey are holding talks in Ankara on the signing of a free trade agreement, the Embassy of Ukraine in Turkey has reported on its Twitter account.
When it comes to critical raw materials, the Commission is exploring fair trade agreements with Africa, Australia and Chile while the Canada-Europe trade deal could be a boon for sourcing nickel and rare earths.
Ukraine and Turkey will hold the next round of talks on signing the free trade agreement between the two countries in January 2020.
EU Member States committed to terminate their intra-EU bilateral investment treaties in a coordinated manner by means of a plurilateral treaty.
Concerns include the Mercosur trade deal, which is said to “threaten the supply of safe, high-quality and certified food from the region with low-priced imports".
Japan and Georgia are expected to conclude an investment agreement this year, paving the way for negotiations on a wider free trade agreement.
The European Commission is closely following the talks about a free trade deal between Serbia and the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union.
European business lobby group on foreign trade issues
Site internet du collectif français Stop TAFTA, CETA et autres accords de libre-échange
The European Services Forum (ESF) is a network of representatives from the European services sector. We are committed to actively promoting the interests of the European services sector and the liberalisation of services markets throughout the world in connection with the GATS negotiations.
Eurochambres, a European business lobby group, webpage on FTAs
Friends of the Earth Europe’s special web section on trade deals
The Norwegian Trade Campaign will oppose the current, neo-liberal trade policies and fundamentally reform the trade policy system.
POUR est un collectif citoyen qui met à votre disposition des analyses et prises de position d’experts, de philosophes, de sociologues, de juristes, d’économistes, de représentants syndicaux, de cinéastes, d’éditeurs belges et européens sur les accords de libre-échange
The S2B network was formed in the aftermath of the WTO’s 1999 Seattle Ministerial to challenge the corporate-driven agenda of the European Union and other European governments for continued global trade and investment liberalisation.
Greenpeace’s leaked documents underline the strong objections civil society and millions of people around the world have voiced.