’We will not provide access to our supply-managed sector,’ says Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng.
Britain will sign its first state-level trade agreement with the US corn belt state of Indiana, as London eyes ways to expand commercial ties despite Washington’s decision to halt talks on a national-level free trade deal.
Fiji will become the 14th country and first Pacific island nation to join the US’ economic framework, the White House announced, delivering a boost to Washington’s efforts to counter growing Chinese influence in the Asia Pacific.
The Biden administration is requesting that a second dispute settlement panel be formed under the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to review a trade dispute with Canada over dairy import quotas.
Interview with Chilean activist Lucía Sepúlveda Ruiz.
Canada is expected to seek greater market access for agricultural products such as pulses. Both nations may steer away from including sensitive items such as dairy in the trade deal
New worker representatives push for renewal under the cross-border agreement to punish labor violations.
The IPEF will see commitments with partners that facilitate agricultural trade through science-based decision making and the adoption of sound, transparent regulatory practices, says USTR.
The Swiss President said Kenya is an attractive destination for investments and trade it serves as a gateway to Eastern and Central African region, and Swiss companies will benefit from the huge market provided by the AfCFTA agreement.
When the African Union rallies behind industry to regulate a sector that affects livelihood of 33 million smallholder farmers, we should shout from the rooftops
Honduran President wants to review her country’s 2004 trade agreement with the United States, known as the Dominican Republic-Central American Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA).
Academics and representatives of CSOs in IPEF member countries, reflect a shared demand for any Indo-Pacific discussions to advance a genuine alternative to the failed 20th century free trade model, which has undermined governments’ ability to regulate Big Tech and other large corporations.
Africa is one of the richest continents in the world in terms of land and natural resources, but its people are the poorest. The region is home to about 70% of the world’s poor.
Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Aybek Arif Usmanov hinted at the possibility of inking the FTA.
India has made a big leap in terms of the design, especially by including a negative list approach for scheduling commitments and by binding MFN treatment.
UK government urged to exit controversial Energy Charter Treaty, dubbed ‘the fossil fuel industry’s secret weapon’.
Britain is launching talks over a free trade deal with Mexico, looking to add services to its current agreement as well as aiming to increase trade in the financial and digital sectors.
Cambodia and Myanmar are in the process of expediting negotiations on two important draft agreements in a bid to swiftly increase trade cooperation with each other, citing low bilateral trade volume.
US President Joe Biden has announced a new economic framework deal for Asia-Pacific designed to boost investment in clean energy infrastructure, drive decarbonisation efforts and strengthen regional supply chains.
The European Union will upgrade its trade and investment relations with Taiwan, as it looks to tap into Taipei’s “role as a hi-tech leader”, having earlier ditched the plan to avoid angering China.