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Spain and Colombia signed a new BIT on September 16, 2021. Both countries sought to modernize the previous treaty, which had come into force in 2005.
A free trade agreement between the ASEAN and Canada will be a win-win for all sides, particularly in the context of economies that are struggling to come out of the pandemic, Canada’s Prime Minister said.
The government will now proceed with the ratification process by exchanging letters with RCEP governments as required by the agreement.
South Korea has concluded a free trade agreement with the Philippines in a move expected to bolster ties with the Southeast Asian nation and help diversify South Korea’s trade portfolio.
China has taken a step toward easing rules that all but bar foreign companies from lucrative government procurement deals as the world’s second-largest economy seeks to join a Pacific Rim trade deal.
South Korea and Cambodia officially signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in a move to deepen their economic ties, Seoul’s industry ministry said.
South Korea and Chile will hold their sixth round of negotiations this week on updating their bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) that went into effect in 2004.
In principle agreement to phase out tariffs on apple and pear exports welcomed by growers in New Zealand.
The European Union could weigh terminating the post-Brexit trade deal if the UK government pulls out of its commitments over Northern Ireland, according to people familiar with the matter.
The European Union has postponed the next round of free trade talks with Australia for a second time, the Australian trade minister said, amid simmering anger over Canberra’s decision to cancel a $40 billion contract with France.
Under the new template, federal government would not be liable for private investor disputes. Mediation would be made compulsory, while foreign arbitrators would be decided in advance through consensus.
With the release of an Agreement in Principle for a New Zealand United Kingdom free trade agreement we are once again left shadow boxing with a deal whose text we aren’t allowed to see.
Both the sides started formal negotiations for a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA), as the FTA is formally called, in New Delhi from September 23. They aim to wrap up talks by December and sign a deal by March 2022.
For now, New Zealand’s free trade deal with the UK might be about building back butter - but it could end up being more about Beijing.
Pakistan will renegotiate all bilateral investment treaties (BITs) on the basis of new BIT template being finalised by the government, a top official of the Board of Investment said.
The Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) has been signed, trading appreciably more agricultural wares will not be possible without first tackling some of the remaining non-tariff barriers, especially those concerning sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) rules.
Government data, released after pressure from Labour, shows just 27% would be in favour of such a deal as Liz Truss visits Gulf state.
Until Beijing demonstrates a credible commitment to abiding by the rules and ceases to use its economic might as a tool of coercion against other states, allowing it to join the CPTPP would be a serious mistake.