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Mexico’s Azteca files arbitration claim against Peru in fibre backbone case
La compañía peruano-mexicana Azteca Comunicaciones ha presentado un arbitraje de inversiones contra Perú ante el Centro Internacional de Arreglo de Diferencias relativas a Inversiones (CIADI), después de anunciarlo desde 2021.
Kenya ratifies trade treaties with Singapore after fete
Kenya’s ratification of a bilateral investment treaty with Singapore is set to enhance trade and investment relations between the two nations.
Singapore and Kenya BIT enters into force
The Singapore and Kenya bilateral investment treaty (BIT) came into force on 20 August.
Indonesia pledges more investments in Tanzania
Indonesia has pledged to increase investments in Tanzania, including in management of the Mnazi Bay gas block by its state-owned company.
Kenya, Indonesia to sign preferential trade agreement
Kenya and Indonesia yesterday signed four bilateral agreements on food security, mining, renewable energy and health following talks between President William Ruto and Indonesia’s Joko Widodo.
Signing of FTA with UAE likely this month
Pakistan was expected to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) during the upcoming visit of an Emirati delegation in the last week of this month.
After SoKor, other countries eyed for free trade deal
Following the signing last week of the free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea, the Philippines is readying similar deals with other countries such as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the European Union (EU) and through Asean with Canada.
Preliminary summary comments on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) Supply Chain text (Pillar 2)
This text deals with the focus of IPEF, which is to reduce supply chain dependence on China and to create alternative networks of supply chains and prevent disruptions.
S. Korea, Philippines sign free trade deal
South Korea and the Philippines signed a free trade pact in a move expected to bolster bilateral economic and industry ties, Seoul’s industry ministry said.
Jokowi, PM Trudeau seek to complete ICA-CEPA by late 2024
President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau agreed to complete the Indonesia-Canada Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (ICA-CEPA) negotiations by the end of 2024.
IPEF agreement on supply chain resilience (Sep 2023)
US and Thailand hold Trade and Investment Framework Agreement joint council meeting
The United States and Thailand met under the US-Thailand Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
GCC, Japan to resume free trade deal talks -Omani minister
Gulf Cooperation Council countries will resume talks on a free trade pact with Japan, Oman’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said.
PM Han holds talks with Serbian counterpart
South Korean Prime Minister welcomed the signing of a bilateral investment treaty aimed at promoting mutual investments between the two countries.
The global economy’s real enemy is geopolitics, not protectionism
What was called ‘free trade’ in the West was only a phase of hyper-globalization that didn’t work equally well for all, while recent inward turns can be taken as a rebalancing of priorities.
Position paper on indigenous peoples’ rights and protections
Ngā Toki Whakarururanga brings a Te Tiriti o Waitangi perspective to the trade policy space, which requires the Government of New Zealand to uphold and actively protect Māori rights to exercise authority over our lands, waters, resources and all taonga. That includes for IPEF.
Brazil minister says Mercosur reply on trade deal sent to EU, diplomats deny
Brazil’s Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira said the Mercosur bloc of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay has sent the European Union their position on a European addendum to their long-awaited trade agreement.
Silver Bull secures US$9.5M litigation funding to pursue damages claim against the Mexican government
Silver Bull Resources Inc. has secured funding for its international arbitration proceedings against Mexico under the USMCA and NAFTA.
New Zealand wins trade dispute with Canada over dairy access
Under the CPTPP, New Zealand gained better access for dairy products in the Canadian market, but complained that Canada was manipulating quotas to block exporters.