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Nigeria begins reforms of international investment agreements
Nigeria is undertaking series of reforms of the country’s bilateral investment treaties to attract responsible, inclusive, balanced and sustainable investments.
USD4.65 million litigation funding secured
Funding will support legal costs associated with the claim against Tanzania regarding the the expropriation of the Ntaka Hill Nickel Project.
Why food blocks a British-American trade deal: It’s a pig of a problem
America regards Brexit as an opportunity to export pork and chicken, among other foods, across the Atlantic. Many Britons do not like that idea.
Japan, UK pushing to seal bilateral free trade deal this month
Japan and the UK were on the same page on most subjects covered by their proposed free trade pact and are aiming to reach an agreement by the end of the month.
UK says it’s confident of Brexit trade deal as EU changing tone
Britain’s top minister overseeing Brexit talks said there had been a distinct change of tone from the European Union in recent weeks allowing progress to be made.
Why is Malaysia still committed to the CPTPP fraud?
It is now abundantly clear that the CPTPP has not only proved irrelevant in the face trade protectionism but would actually strengthen IPRs, raising the costs of Covid-19 tests, treatments and vaccines.
PNG-Aust sign strategic economic partnership
The governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia signed the Papua New Guinea-Australia comprehensive strategic and economic partnership (CSEP).
UK and Japan push to wrap up post-Brexit trade agreement
The Japanese Foreign Minister is set to start two days of post-Brexit trade negotiations in the UK, to round up a new bilateral trade agreement.
Cambodia-India trade on the rise
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and India are on a significant rise while the two countries are moving forward to the free trade agreement (FTA) talks which will contribute to further boosting the two-way trade.
What’s the deal with Cambodia and China’s FTA?
The idea of signing the FTA amid a pandemic is somewhat disconcerting as it could restrict the regulatory and policy space which is presently requiring unprecedented measures to deal with the impact.
Video: India-US free trade agreement and its impact on small-scale food producers in India
In the following videos, the possible impacts of this proposed agreement on India’s small-scale food producers are discussed.
US glass maker seeks to seize Venezuela-owned oil tanker to collect award, court papers show
US glass manufacturer O-I Glass Inc is seeking to seize an oil tanker owned by Venezuela to collect part of a $500 million arbitration award it won.
Singapore and Australia sign digital economy pact to boost cross-border business activities
Australia and Singapore have signed a digital economy agreement to further enhance digital trade opportunities for businesses and consumers in both nations.
Proceed with caution over USA trade deal
Negotiations over a trade agreement between Kenya and the US have resumed. The deal could undermine African common markets and flood Kenya with cheap maize and chicken.
End the Canada Israel free trade agreement
On Sunday a demonstration is planned in Montréal against the Canada Israel Free Trade Agreement. Under the banner “Against Israel’s annexation of the Jordan Valley.
Canadian miner’s multi-million dollar suit against Kazakhstan dismissed
An international tribunal has dismissed a nearly $1 billion claim against Kazakhstan brought by a Canadian junior miner over a botched deal to operate gold mines in the country.
China, Cambodia trade pact more form than substance
The Cambodia-China free trade deal is a message to the EU that Cambodia has another special economic gateway beside the EU
RSS-affiliate SJM opposes India-US trade deal in present form
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch has opposed the proposed India-US trade deal in its current form stating that New Delhi can’t meet Washington’s asks on e-commerce, data flows, dairy and patents.
US and China set to review phase one trade deal in mid-August
Given the global coronavirus recession, China is lagging behind its first-year goal of a $77 billion rise in purchases.