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Egypt, EAEU discuss launching new free trade agreement
Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea stated that a free trade agreement between Egypt and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has been negotiated.
Long-awaited Africa free trade area takeoff delayed by six states
Six countries drawn from three regional economic blocs are yet to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), delaying its implementation more than a year after it was formally launched in January 2021
Kenya, US revisit trade talks, agree to expedite process
US is pushing for favourable terms among them a duty free market access for its goods, including agricultural and industrial, in a move aimed at taming the growing dominance of China’s trade with Kenya.
PH-EFTA to push for improved trade to recover from pandemic
Philippines and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries have agreed to push for more trade to improve utilization of the free trade agreement (FTA) stressing the FTA as a tool for economic recovery after the pandemic.
India, EU resume free trade talks after 9-year lull
India and the European Union (EU) have resumed free talks for free trade agreement (FTA) after a nine years lull, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said.
Renewed negotiations with Efta to start soon
Thailand is scheduled to announce the start of negotiations with the European Free Trade Association (Efta) to improve trade, services and investments.
Why the US’ Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is really all about India
The framework is another attempt to bring India into the Western fold while positioning it more strategically in the Indo-Pacific trade network
Dhaka, Tokyo to explore possibility of free trade agreement
Bangladesh and Japan have discussed issues related to initiating a joint study towards concluding a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries.
EU restarts legal action against UK in clash on Brexit bill
The European Union is restarting legal proceedings against the UK as Brussels prepares for a drawn-out fight over London’s move to override part of the Brexit deal.
Push for EU trade agreement by year’s end
Australia could have a free trade deal with the European Union by the end of the year, Trade Minister Don Farrell said.
EU-Latin America free trade agreements fuel food crises globally
There is a grave misalignment between how the European Union conducts agricultural policy within and outside its borders. This is particularly evident in its trade relations with Latin America.
US analyzes excluding Nicaragua from CAFTA for exchange with Russian troops
Joe Biden’s government is analyzing the possibility of launching "strong measures" against Managua at the invitation of external armies, especially "one that has invaded another country," says a US official.
India, Israel to resume talks for free trade agreement
Israel and India are preparing to resume talks for a free trade agreement between the two countries
Korea pushes for trade pacts with Middle East amid geopolitical shift
Korea seeks stronger presence in the region as tensions between Israel and Arab countries thaw.
Philippines forges investment promotion agreement with UAE
The Philippines and United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed an investment promotion and protection agreement (IPPA) on June 9, with the Trade department expressing an interest in tapping Dubai investment in agriculture and energy, among others.
EU: Algiers’ move to freeze trade with Spain violates EU-Algeria Association Agreement
EU Foreign policy Chief Josep Borrell and Executive Vice-Pdt of European Commission, Valdis Dombrovskis, have voiced concern over Algeria’s unilateral decision to suspend the friendship treaty with Spain
Oceana filing under USMCA on right whales moves forward, could open US to trade restrictions
A filing made by non-governmental organization Oceana claims the US is not holding up its environmental laws regarding the protection of endangered North Atlantic right whales is moving forward.
The most worrisome threat to global climate action you’ve likely never heard of
How investor-friendly trade agreements might squelch government efforts to halt oil and gas expansion.
What would an FTA with New Zealand mean for Irish dairy?
With the EU expected to sign a free trade deal with New Zealand this summer, anxiety is rising in the huge dairy industries in Europe over how the deal will affect them.
UK-Singapore digital economy deal enters into force
A landmark digital trade deal establishing rules and standards for cross-border data flows and data protection between Singapore and the United Kingdom came into force.