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Serbia’s bilateral FTAs will remain in effect until its a full EU member
The head of the team negotiating Serbia’s accession to the European Union (EU) has confirmed an agreement with the European Union that the country’s free trade agreements with eastern states, and in particular Russia, will remain in force until Serbia becomes an EU member.
S. Korea, New Zealand to hold fresh round of FTA negotiations this week
South Korea and New Zealand are set to hold a new round of negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) this week, the Seoul government said Tuesday, amid hopes from both sides that the latest round will be the last of its kind.
FIPA undermines sovereignty of Canada, First Nations
Don Davies, Canadian Member of Parliament for the New Democratic Party, discusses the approval of the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) and its future impact on Canada and First Nations.
Pakistan sore at Indian auto invasion in Lanka
The Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA) has urged the Pakistan government to put automobiles and auto parts in the negative list of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka to safeguard Pakistani manufacturers against the entry of cheaper Indian products manufactured in Lanka.
Accusations mar failed bid to reach a deal on the Economic Partnership Agreement
Political blockages in the trade talks between the East African Community and the EU continue.
ConocoPhillips files for arbitration against PDVSA for contractual compensation
ConocoPhillips announced Friday that it has filed for arbitration under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce or ICC against Petroleos de Venezuela or PDVSA, the Venezuela state oil company, for contractual compensation related to the Petrozuata and Hamaca heavy crude oil projects.
China tariff unwanted hiccup: Abbott
China’s surprise decision during free trade talks to impose tariffs on Australian coal shows the importance of getting an agreement soon, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.
Review of FTAs almost finalised: Nirmala Sitharaman
The review process of the existing Free Trade Agreements that India had entered into with partner countries is almost finalised and domestic manufacturers would benefit from the revised pacts, Minister of state for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman said today.
European action day: citizens in 22 countries demand "Stop TTIP, CETA and TiSA"
On a European day of action against the free trade agreements TTIP, CETA and TiSA, thousands of citizens took to the streets with more than 1100 public activities in 22 European countries.
Tobacco raises TPP concerns
US trade officials have denied they plan to offer a new tobacco proposal in the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks in Australia later this month.
Why climate litigation could soon go global
Climate change is already causing about $600-billion in damages annually, gobally. Oil and gas companies could soon find themselves on the hook for at least part of the damage.
Slovenia: Left demands transparency on Transatlantic trade deals
The United Left (ZL), a coalition of leftist parties, demanded on Friday answers from the Slovenian government about the secretive Transatlantic trade agreements as pressure mounts on governments across the EU to reveal the details of the far-reaching accords.
Document reveals EU bullied Ecuador into trade agreement
A ​document leaked today shows that Ecuador’s government was threatened with isolation and a devastating loss to its trade if it didn’t return to the negotiating table for the EU-Andean Trade agreement.
EU publishes its mandate for US trade talks
The EU has published its — widely leaked — negotiating mandate for a free trade deal with the United States in a bid to quell opposition to the proposed accord.
The arbitration game
Governments are souring on treaties to protect foreign investors
Venezuela ordered to pay Exxon $1.6 bln for nationalization
A World Bank arbitration tribunal on Thursday ordered Venezuela to pay Exxon Mobil Corp around $1.6 billion to compensate for the 2007 nationalization of its oil projects in the country.
INTA debates EU-Japan trade
The European Commission made it very clear that it would be difficult to see the end of negotiations if nothing happens in terms of taxation of cars in Japan.
China’s Zhu: Asia-Pacific trade deal would be incomplete without Beijing
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact would be "incomplete" in the long term without China, a top Chinese official said on Wednesday.
TTIP negotiating mandate published
The European Council today published the negotiating mandate for the proposed transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP).