Seoul has responded positively to Manila’s long-standing request to eliminate tariffs on agricultural products, in exchange for reduced import duties on South Korean industrial goods.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) will be launched on 7 July 2019 in Niamey, Niger, by the Heads of State and Government at an extraordinary summit of the African Union.
RCEP is a free trade agreement (FTA) that could nullify all the gains made by the goods and services tax (GST).
While India has tactfully used the platform to diplomatically isolate Pakistan, it must also tap into BIMSTEC’s immense potential for development, connectivity and trade in the region.
The free trade agreement between Ukraine and Turkey is 99% ready.
"The agreement is 99% ready. Some details have left that influence the numbers," Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Vasyl Bodnar said in an interview with the Ukrainian Radio, answering a question about the readiness of the FTA with Turkey.
mproved economic relation is seen between the Philippines and South Korea as the two countries formally signed on Monday an agreement to begin negotiations on free trade deal.
La République de Corée a officiellement démarré le 3 juin les négociations sur un accord de libre-échange avec les Philippines
Chinese proposals for a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Free Trade Area put forth in 2010 were not received enthusiastically by the members. In 2018, President Xi Jinping again called for the need to begin feasibility studies on the FTA, revealing the lack of progress on this issue.
Rather than making drastic structural changes to the systems of production within Africa, the AfCFTA may intensify the ‘race to the bottom’ between working classes on the continent.
China is planning to capitalize on AfCFTA to connect African and Chinese markets to promote the free movement of goods, persons, capital and technologies.
The agreement allows goods and services produced in the Israeli settlements to enter Canada on the same tariff-free terms as goods and services originating in Israel.
Beyond ISDS, another potential trade policy issue lurks in the background and which has not yet captured the attention of the health policy community: rules of origin in trade agreements.
The tobacco industry has a long history of using international trade deals to force their products into new markets.
President Trump says an additional tariff on Mexican goods would address a “border crisis” that resulted in America being “invaded by hundreds of thousands of people.”
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sent the renegotiated Nafta deal for Senate approval, saying he’s optimistic the US Congress will also give it the green light.
African Continental Free Trade Area expected to pave way for Turkish businesses in to grow on continent
The Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration nationalised the airline in 2008, paying a symbolic one peso (30 US cents).
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) became a binding international legal instrument, even though critical parts of the agreement are yet to be completed.
In December of 2018, KCA filed a $300 million-dollar arbitration claim against the government of Guatemala under CAFTA-DR.
US Democrats fear higher drug prices, trying to change text of trade deal