As a free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia returns to the table, experts fear local companies could lose business to Malaysian ones if duty-free market access is given in sectors where the latter has a competitive advantage.
Taiwan wants the Australian government to resume free trade agreement talks after they were halted several times from pressure by Beijing.
Policy changes are needed to facilitate the faster and seamless flow of goods and services across borders.
Current realities are likely to counter the expectations that the AfCFTA is some kind of silver bullet that will transform Africa, sweeping away decades of embedded dysfunction and challenges.
The government of Tanzania will ratify the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) between June and October this year.
The Council of the European Union today adopted a decision to open negotiations in view of an agreement on investment facilitation with the Republic of Angola.
The AfCFTA Secretariat has established a dispute settlement body, that will function as a full-court with the right mechanisms and structures in place to settle trade disputes.
The perverse interplay of BITs with double taxation avoidance agreements has been bleeding India from the much-needed tax revenues.
Fed-up farmers are preparing to stage protests over UK government plans to sign tariff-free trade deals with Australia and other countries, which they fear could lead to a flood of cheap food imports.
The dispute is about the assets it lost in Crimea, including the Donuzlav wind farm, which is now located in the temporarily occupied territory.
The 10th round of negotiations for the modernisation of the trade part of the association agreement took place from 19 April to 7 May 2021.
The organizations said including a legal shield for tech companies in trade deals “reflects a broad effort by the big tech platforms to use ‘trade negotiations’ to limit domestic policy options.”
USTR said the phase one trade deal was important but only one part of a challenging and complex relationship between the world’s two largest economies.
Uzbekistan and Afghanistan will sign an agreement on preferential trade by the end of the year.
UK officials are working on a new trade deal with the six members of the GCC, including the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Commerce minister says Bangladesh government will sign the deal with Malaysia should not be just for the duty free benefits on export but also for securing massive investments, according to economists.
American producers say Canada is denying them fair access to the Canadian market.
If the UK agrees to Australia’s demands for no tariffs on agriculture, it sets a dangerous precedent for other, bigger deals
Ford Europe chief has written an open letter to the trade ministers of a number of EU states to express concerns over trade arrangements between Europe and other parts of the world
A comprehensive free trade deal between the UK and Norway is at risk of collapsing as the Christian Democrat party fears such a pact would hit farmers in Scandinavia’s richest country too hard.