Interview with Lora Verheecke, a researcher specialising in trade and lobbying.
The agreement was concluded between the chief negotiators (foreign or trade ministers) in December 2020 and initialled on 15 April 2021 in Samoa.
More than 50 African groups denounce how the African Union is using the African Continental Free Trade Area as a justification to push the seed harmonisation agenda.
What precedent might be set by the new Australia trade deal and what could it tell us about the future for UK environmental standards?
Governments must urgently terminate all international investment treaties in force, in particular the Energy Charter Treaty, and stop negotiating new ones.
Tackling trade and investment agreements must be an essential step in achieving justice-oriented action on climate change, health inequities and economic injustice.
In pursuit of growth in Africa, British American Tobacco and others use intimidatory tactics to attempt to suppress health warnings and regulation, including accusing governments of breaching trade agreements.
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has called on the European Union (EU) to establish a bilateral investment agreement (BIA) with Taiwan because of the role it can play as a democratic and economic partner.
Britain wants comprehensive agreement that breaks down trade barriers
They reviewed the implementation of the phase one deal and agreed that the two sides would "consult on certain outstanding issues," the USTR office said.
A long-planned round of Australia-EU free trade talks have been postponed, a European official confirmed, after fury over Canberra’s decision to cancel a major French submarine contract.
Rwanda and Mozambique have signed an agreement that will boost their economic development through trade and investment activities.