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Austria has thrown the European Union’s decades-long Mercosur trade talks into disarray after the country’s new government will not support the pact in its current form.
The agreement will not only increase Chinese purchases of US agricultural products but pave the way for long-term structural reforms.
Many requirements of the original USMCA have already been met by recent changes in Canadian IP legislation, but more amendments will be required to implement the USMCA.
Boris Johnson is expected to open talks on the country’s post-Brexit trade deal with the new president of the European commission when she visits Downing Street.
Understanding power is more important to predicting the winners and losers of neoliberal economic policies than knowing the economics.
Navarro also hinted at future trade deals with the post-Brexit United Kingdom, other European countries and Vietnam.
Moscow has made a decision to hold talks with Delhi on a preferential trade agreement (PTA) with between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) bloc and India.
Despite the country now having backed out of the mega trade deal, its renewed interest on its other trade pacts, several of which have failed to deliver the results expected, has set the tone for its focus in the coming year.
South Korea has secured 16 free trade partners — 12 countries and four trade blocs — around the globe since it started pursuing bilateral free trade agreements two decades ago.
The leaders of South Korea and China to expedite talks on supplementing a bilateral free trade agreement, Cheong Wa Dae said.
Thailand and Bangladesh will kick off talks to establish a free trade agreement. The Thai cabinet has also approved a proposal to sign an FTA with Turkey.
The hard part of the trade dispute will cover long-standing issues relating to intellectual property violations and forced technology transfer by China, as well as subsidization of Chinese industries.
Canada’s intellectual protection rights system was also slammed for being too clement.
The trade deficit of the Philippines has been growing at a “quite alarming” rate, said Board of Investments (BOI) executive director Ma. Corazon Dichosa.
India is making efforts to speed up free trade negotiations with the EFTA countries comprising Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Leichtenstein in parallel with its discussions with the European Union on a similar pact.
An Iranian official said an accord between Tehran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries will turn into a free trade agreement within the next two or three years.
Telenor, the principal investor of Bangladesh’s leading mobile phone operator Grameen Phone, has served a legal notice to the President of Bangladesh seeking arbitration.
Commercial ISDS adjudications trump democratically established laws and controls.
The ICSID had issued an interim order directing the government not to take any steps to enforce its decision to collect the outstanding capital gains tax.
Tonga’s government has committed to ratifying the Pacer Plus trade deal.