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Australia deal is a disaster for UK climate policy
The UK has just signed a trade deal with Australia, a country with one of the world’s worst records on tackling climate change.
India, Taiwan start talks on free trade agreement
India and Taiwan have begun talks on a free trade pact, a bilateral investment agreement and creating a semiconductor manufacturing hub in the country.
S. Korea, Uzbekistan to hold summit on trade, supply chains
The two leaders will reaffirm their strong commitment to advancing negotiations on a bilateral trade agreement. Uzbekistan is rich in natural resources such as copper and tungsten.
PH, UAE start trade talks
The Philippines and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) agreed to start scoping discussions on a possible comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA).
What might be the impact of the Australia trade deal on British food and farming
Approximately 40% of Australia’s total beef supply is produced in intensive feedlot systems where the animals are kept in close confinement and fed largely on grain rather than pasture.
India needs to actively pursue FTAs to push apparel exports, suggests RBI
India needs to actively pursue free-trade agreements (FTAs) with major export destinations like the EU and the US to push apparel shipments amid increasing competition from Bangladesh and Cambodia.
Georgia, Turkey talk expanding free trade agreement
Georgia and Turkey agreed on discussing further liberalization of tariffs and trade in services.
China approves lower tariffs with Taiwan for 2022 in line with cross-strait agreement
The ECFA between Taiwan and China came into effect in 2010, and it officially expired last year, though neither side appears to have formally terminated it.
Shadow courts for fossil fuels want a green makeover
Under the Energy Charter Treaty, investors can sue governments for loss of future profits. Champions say this will be an ‘indispensable tool’ for the green transition.
Australian beef linked to deforestation could end up part of post-Brexit trade deal
Investigation finds areas of cleared land in Queensland likely to be habitats for threatened species.
The future of arbitration under the Energy Charter Treaty
This legal briefing explains how the implications of the Komstroy ruling, alongside other recent CJEU decisions, on pending and future intra-EU ISDS claims.
Singapore and South Korea conclude negotiations on digital economy agreement
Singapore and South Korea have concluded negotiations on the Korea-Singapore Digital Partnership Agreement (KSDPA), establishing forward looking digital trade rules and norms to promote interoperability between digital systems.
CEPA negotiations with India start next year
Negotiations for signing a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India will begin next year as the related feasibility study has entered its final stage.
Nicaragua repeals trade agreement with Taiwan after resuming ties with China
Nicaragua’s parliament on Tuesday repealed the free trade agreement (FTA) signed in December 2006 with Taiwan, after last week severing diplomatic ties with the island in favor of Beijing.
FTA with Indonesia under review
A trade agreement between Pakistan and Indonesia is being negotiated to enhance trade activities and it is likely to be implemented soon, said Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam Mulawarman Tugio.
The Minister of Trade ensures that RCEP and IK-CEPA are effective January 1, 2022
The Minister of Trade (Minister of Trade) Muhammad Lutfi confirmed that the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will take effect January 1, 2022.
India, UAE to wrap up negotiations for trade agreement by next month, says Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal
Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal said that India and the UAE will wrap up the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) by next month.
33 groups call for tougher stance on vaccine apartheid in trade negotiations
33 domestic and international groups have written to NZ Prime Minister, calling for NZ to use its bilateral trade negotiations with the United Kingdom and European Union to push for an end to vaccine apartheid.
EAEU-Iran interim free trade agreement extended until 2025
The interim free trade agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran has been extended until 2025, an Eurasian Economic Commission official said.
Korea is taking the plunge on the CPTPP
Korea is taking the first steps to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), a multilateral free trade agreement involving 11 other nations.