Through the reciprocal trade deal, the US government is seeking unfettered entry for its companies into nearly all segments of Kenya’s economy including the heavily guarded ones.
Trade negotiators from the UK and the EU embarked on a fourth round of post-Brexit negotiations, but no-one in London or Brussels expects a breakthrough this week.
The signing of preferential trade agreements with Nepal, Bhutan and Indonesia has been delayed for months as the economy is battling the global COVID-19 fallout, officials have said.
A number of chapters have already been drafted; some others are nearing completion; the remaining chapters are still under expert evaluation.
Australia is beginning to hold formal talks with the UK over its first post-Brexit free trade agreement.
The agreement concerning amendment to the CEPA agreement on trade in services, which was signed on 20 November 2019, went into force on 1 June 2020.
Indigenous communities call for international solidarity to support for the vindication of rights of the comunities and peoples affected by corporate impunity and their struggle for a dignified life.
The EU-Mercosur trade deal comes at a tremendous expense for people and the planet. Dire consequences are looming both on regional and global levels.
As tech giants emerge as the undisputed winners of the Covid-19 crisis, they continue to use free trade agreements to protect themselves from regulation.
Kenya’s basis for FTA with US questioned, inherent dangers flagged by African Trade Experts.
The Energy Charter Treaty takes an axe to climate action.
Civil society organisations statement.