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Agricultural groups say RCEP trade deal to hurt local farmers
Several agricultural groups reiterated their opposition to the ratification of the Philippine participation in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) saying it could hurt local farmers.
Indonesia’s hardship in dealing with the EU is increasing
The hardship on the Indonesian government and exporters of dealing with a number of disputes and trade barriers imposed by the European Union is growing.
US open to forging FTA with Asean, says Romualdez
The United States may pursue a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) as it seeks to boost economic activities with the major economic bloc, which bodes well for the Philippines.
Indonesia looks to improve trade with Eurasia
Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan has called for the strengthening of economic cooperation between Indonesia and the EAEU, saying he expects the FTA between Indonesia and EAEU to be completed soon.
EU recovers appetite for trade in green industry push
The European Union is aiming to enact up to five trade deals in record time to ensure its future as a clean tech leader, by securing supplies of key raw materials, increasing markets for green exports and reducing its reliance on China.
The Biden administration can only achieve its laudable “worker-centered” trade policy for the Americas by fixing the existing US trade deals with most prospective APEP partners and building on solid new foundations
For an APEP to deliver gains for the millions of citizens of American nations suffering from past corporate-rigged trade agreements, talks must fix parts of existing pacts that cause ongoing harm.
Peru’s Government authorizes delegation trip to start FTA negotiations with Hong Kong
A Peruvian delegation will be in the People’s Republic of China from February 6 to 10, 2023 in order to start negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement with Hong Kong.
Feasibility study on trade between PNG and Australia to be carried out
The study assesses the feasibility of a comprehensive bilateral trade agreement covering goods and services.
Argentina, Germany agree to close EU-Mercosur free trade pact ‘soon’
Argentina and Germany have reaffirmed their commitment to “soon” close a free trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur South American trade grouping.
AfCFTA ratification process slow – official
Trade experts, business executives, and advocates of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) from across the continent have expressed concerns about the slow progress on the ratification of the protocol on the movement of people.The agreement has, thus far, been signed by fifty-four of the fifty-five African Union (AU) member states.
Qatar and Morocco conclude second round of FTA negotiations
Qatar and Morocco have concluded the second round of talks on free trade agreement (FTA), a move that is expected to further accelerate trade growth by encouraging co-operation between businesses in both the countries.
Peasant and farmer organisations in Europe and South America come together against the EU- MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement
Declaration supported by more than 100 peasant organisations, to understand why the EU-MERCOSUR FTA violates the rights of peasant farmers and other people working in rural areas.
Marcos backing for RCEP premature, think tank says
President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr.’s declaration of support for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is premature pending the resolution of the agriculture industry remaining unresolved, a think tank said.
India-UK free trade: an unfinished business
With recent developments, it was expected that the trade deal between the two countries would be closed by March 2023, while three to four chapters are still unfinished, which include intellectual property rights and goods that are yet to be discussed.
Is government seriously considering taking over boledo and lottery?
Since the company is registered in the Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory, it cites the Bilateral Investment Treaty between Belize and the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
This company is suing the US over the keystone pipeline cancellation. taxpayers are footing the bill
The lawyers, meanwhile, are living handsomely.
BIT with Hungary likely next month
Pakistan and Hungary are likely to finalise Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) next month during the visit of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to Budapest.
Lula urges EU-South America regional trade deal before China talks
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called for the South American trade bloc Mercosur to urgently seal a free trade agreement with the European Union before negotiating with China.
Arbitral Tribunal rejects claim against Armenia on confiscating around $331 million
This arbitration case related to the construction of the railway and highway construction projects was initiated in accordance with the investment treaty between the United States of America and the Republic of Armenia.
Towards free market: Africa’s ’prosperity dialogue’ confronts many barriers
The Ghana summit is aimed at achieving deeper economic integration between African states and outlining its industrialisation priorities.