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.
Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday called for a waiver of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and dismantling new trade barriers in the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
With the opening of a Kenyan embassy in Jakarta, Kenya and Indonesia are seeking to enhance trade ties.
The India government has set aggressive timelines for the agreements – formalisation of a CEPA with the UAE by early 2022, a FTA with the UK by next year, and an interim trade deal with Australia by December.
Brunei has ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, the world’s largest free trade agreement, almost one year after signing the 15-nation pact.
A Taiwan official has asked Australia to support its bid to join the CPTPP pan-Pacific trade pact, which China opposes, saying Taiwan can boost high technology trade flows and demand for Australian minerals.
Indian External Affairs Minister said that one area that needs a concerted push from both sides is bilateral trade and investments.