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Questions and answers on the EU-US trade talks
What are the reasons for the EU to talk trade with the US again and what would be the consequences?
Trump says working on a very big trade deal with India, but will take time
President Trump said the United States and India were working on a major trade deal, but he was not sure if it would be completed before the US presidential election in November.
Trade Minister inaugurates seven working group to prepare country for AfCFTA
The working groups are expected to develop strategic programmes that will help the government domestically address key constraints facing intra-African trade to allow the country to harness the full benefits of the AfCFTA.
New arbitration between Renco Group and Peru at the PCA
The arbitration between the US mining company Renco Group and Peru in relation to the metallurgical deposit in La Oroya was reopened, at the request of the mining company.
UNCITRAL and ISDS reform: Plausible folk theories
As observers of the UNCITRAL process, we watch the debates with great interest, writing about the emergence of different camps, giving perspectives on how the process fits within broader geopolitical developments, and offering potential models for moving forward.
Court reinstates order for Russia to pay $50 bln over Yukos
A Dutch appeals court reinstated an international arbitration panel’s order that it should pay $50 billion compensation to shareholders in former oil company Yukos.
Donald Trump India visit: Modi govt keen to ink trade deal, offers wider market access for US imports
A trade deal, even a small one, with New Delhi comprising greater market access for the U.S. is likely to help Trump further consolidate his position in an election year.
Kenya will be in breach of EAC, AfCFTA rules in proposed trade deal with America
Kenya’s proposed free trade deal with the US has put it in the crosshairs as critics say the planned bilateral agreement would be a breach of regional and continental trade protocols.
Envoy sees strong potential for UK-PH free trade agreement
Visiting United Kingdom Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to the Philippines ees strong potential for free trade agreement in the future between the UK and the Philippines.
Canada strives to modernize free trade agreement with Ukraine
The Government of Canada launches public consultations on possible modernization of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement.
East Africa: UK seeks trade pact with Rwanda, EAC
The United Kingdom is seeking to enter into a trade pact with the East African Community member countries.
Will IA-CEPA be the boost to Australia-Indonesia relations leaders are banking on?
The economic importance of IA-CEPA remains to be seen, at least from Indonesia’s side. IA-CEPA would require many changes in Indonesian regulations at the ministerial and local levels, which has been very challenging in the past.
Vietnam: Asean economic integration meeting in Hanoi a success
Vietnam’s Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Quốc Khánh talks to Vietnam News Agency about what went on at the recent meeting on Asean economic integration in Hanoi.
EU: Press Vietnam on human rights reforms
The European Union should press Vietnam to end its systemic repression of human rights and release political prisoners and detainees, Human Rights Watch said today.
Israel asks UK to include Judea, Samaria in future free trade agreement
Isreal appeals to the British government to include Judea and Samaria, Golan Heights in the free trade agreement between Jerusalem and London, slated to come into effect with the completion of Brexit in 2021.
Morocco, EU seek to develop economic and trade partnership
Morocco-EU hopes to further strengthen bilateral cooperation by establishing a deep and comprehensive free trade agreement.
India’s global trade ambitions – Why closing the home market won’t work
As the world welcomes the US-China trade deal, India needs to have a deep rethink about our position in global trade today. Our audacious ‘Make in India’ programme never reached the promised heights and now has been dealt a crippling blow.
Cambodia, China closer to FTA signing deal
Cambodia and China say they are now planning to sign a free-trade deal some time later this year. The move came after the duo wrapped up their first-round negotiations, which were held last month in Beijing, China.
S.Africa plans summit to finalise continental free trade agreement
South Africa will in May hold an extraordinary summit of the African Union to finalise a continental free trade agreement.
Farmers’ coalition threatens agitation if India goes ahead with US trade deal
A farmers’ coalition, which represents millions of farmers nationwide, has urged the Government to desist from negotiating an interim trade deal with the US, saying it would be detrimental to the interests of Indian farmers.