According to government sources, “A feasibility study was conducted and it indicated having a FTA with EAEU is going to be favourable. The negotiations are expected to take off soon. Discussions have started. ”
The biggest reason our exports have continued growing is trade deals, whether free trade agreements, trade and investment framework agreements or one-off market access deals.
India and the UAE aim to conclude the negotiations for a free trade pact next week when the two sides meet for the third round of talks in New Delhi.
The EU Commission has launched infringement proceedings against seven member states over their failure to end intra-bilateral investments agreements.
To sustain momentum after the AfCFTA’s January launch, traders must be kept in the loop about why implementation is slow.
Arab-African trade has enormous potential but is held back by a number of bottlenecks. The Second Arab-Africa Trade Forum in Cairo revealed new ways to take trade forward.
The exports and imports mismatch has been highlighted as a key concern as Africa continues to deepen trade with China.
Nowhere is the intersection between geopolitics and geoeconomics more evident than the accession negotiations under the 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
China and Russia are looking into the feasibility of updating their bilateral investment treaty to provide better institutional support for the two nations’ investment cooperation.
Both sides are keen to meet the time-line of having an early harvest agreement by the year-end. Comprehensive agreement aimed by 2022.
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Labour issues may emerge as a tricky area for India in its efforts to further trade ties with the US as the Biden government is keen to make “worker-centric” matters part of the bilateral trade discussions.
The government has proposed to continue with the Malaysia-European Union Free Trade Agreement (MEUFTA) negotiation that has been delayed since 2012, said Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Senator Datuk Lim Ban Hong.
Canada and India are quietly setting the stage to reboot formal free-trade talks as the Trudeau government seeks economic alternatives to China following the dispute over the Meng Wanzhou-two Michaels affair.
Vietnam and Switzerland have agreed to soon conclude negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), of which Switzerland is a member.
The United States’ brand new Ambassador to New Zealand is making encouraging noises that a free trade agreement (FTA) with the US could finally happen.
The complaint addresses the lack of transparency and democratic deficits of the CETA committees’ work.
We need a multilateral trade system where people and their social movements are at equal footing with governments in defining the trade rules between countries.
The African Organisation for Standardisation and the African Continental Free Trade Area Secretariat have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the AfCFTA agreement.
Bahrain has been ordered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague to pay over €200 million in damages plus costs to two Iranian banks for the unlawful moves against their operations.