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China has pledged to buy almost $80 billion of additional manufactured goods from the United States over the next two years as part of a trade war truce.
The US-based ridesharing services platform Uber Technologies and its Colombian subsidiary, Uber Colombia, have threatened to initiate arbitration proceedings against Colombia under the Colombia-US Trade Promotion Agreement.
At a time when 3,400 trade and investment agreements protect the interests of transnational corporations, there is no international treaty requiring them to uphold human rights and environmental protection.
The dispute arises out of certain acts and omissions of the United Republic of Tanzania, relating to the SMP Gold Project, says the company.
KTurbo Inc. served a notice of intent to submit a claim to arbitration under Chapter 11 of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
Later this week negotiations for a comprehensive agreement on investment between the EU and mainland China will be held in Brussels.
The clash between the US and China is arrestingly sharp and deep not only because the stakes are so high and the parties so profoundly different but also because it has been brewing over several decades of increasingly intimate and complex interaction.
As participating countries are expected to sign the RCEP this year, China’s textile industry must accelerate the adjustment of products, capacity and trade structure to better integrate regional development in the next stage.
India’s decision in the final months of last year to withdraw from negotiations for the mega-regional trade agreement known as the RCEP disappointed the countries of Southeast Asia, which are also members of the ASEAN.
China highlighted a pledge to fully open up its oil and gas exploration sector. Financial services deals long in the works may be tied to deal.
US chicken imports offend British sanitary sensibilities. Not just for the safety of people who ingest it, but mainly because the process compensates for less stringent health standards.
The leaders of New Caledonia and Vanuatu have met to finalise the free trade agreement the countries signed in April.
Ukraine settled an investment-treaty arbitration with Russian gas company Gazprom.
The Swiss Federal Court has ordered Russia to pay CHF80 million ($82.1 million) in damages to 12 Ukrainian firms confiscated after the 2014 annexation of Crimea.
Pakistan has asked a US federal court to pause an Australian copper company’s bid to enforce a $6 billion arbitral award while it looks to have the award nixed.
Japan and Australia reaffirmed their goal of concluding the envisioned RCEP free trade deal among 16 nations including India by the end of the year.
Protectionism and import substitutions are not the best ways to ensure the prosperity of all, especially the poorest of the poor, but keeping the economy open to the world is, senior Singaporean minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has said.
This agreement aims at further protection and promotion of investment between the contracting parties.
Inspiring people fought toxic gold mines, dirty oil drilling and greedy luxury real estate projects. Now, costly investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) lawsuits risk to reverse their community victories.
Norway aims to reach a free-trade agreement with China by the end of 2020, more than a decade after initial negotiations began, the Norwegian industry minister said.