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The Korea-China FTA will increase agricultural imports from China while scaling down Korea’s farming production.
Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said the EEU acknowledged Southeast Asia’s vast economic potential and was looking at expanding free trade agreements (FTAs) with ASEAN member states.
The Board of Investment (BoI) has given final touches to a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) template, which will replace the existing treaties with different countries. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mediation would be made compulsory.
With negotiations on the mega trade deal RCEP at an advance stage, the Commerce Ministry will hold stakeholders’ consultation with industry.
The ruling progressivist coalition Broad Front overwhelmingly decided to withdraw Uruguay from the negotiations on the supra-national trade-deal TISA (Trade in Services Agreement).
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has conducted training workshops for stakeholders in transit trade in preparation for the implementation of regional trade facilitation instruments.
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is working with the government of Western Australia to develop a harmonised regional mineral policy focusing on the legal and regulatory framework.
Delays in finalising a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between India and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) have been largely caused by different processes in Indian states and resistance to New Delhi’s wide-ranging goods list, a senior official said here.
Critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement are skeptical saying the agreement will be harmful to the environment and economically benefits large corporations.
The excitement over the mad dash to finish TPP — and the failure to do so — has rather obscured the other so-called trade deals currently being negotiated, such as TAFTA/TTIP and the one between the EU and Canada, CETA.
The central banks of BRICS bloc bet on the New Development Bank, while the central countries put their money on TiSA: free trade in services.
Ecuadorian villagers can sue Chevron and its Canadian subsidiary in an Ontario court to enforce a $9.5-billion (U.S.) judgment from Ecuador.
While mass media are almost entirely absorbed with cases of corruption, trade and investment agreements slip by, almost unnoticed. TTIP, CETA and TiSA are being negotiated throughout the world, in complete opacity and in the absence of democratic checks.
Treasurer Joe Hockey has used a global forum to take aim at "detractors" of free trade agreements.
South Korea and China have agreed to tackle the issue of non-tariff barriers following their signing of a free trade agreement (FTA)
Free trade agreements (FTAs) between the European Union (EU) and its trading partners worldwide have mushroomed in recent years and more are in the pipeline.
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) today agreed to enhance their cooperation in all areas of bilateral relations and to increase their trade by 60 per cent over the next five years.
The pharmaceutical industry, with worldwide sales of more than US$980 billion in 2013, stood to be one of the biggest winners under TPP. The developing countries would lose out. The United States and Canada looked set to win big.
Over 90 percent of El Salvador’s surface water is contaminated with industrial chemicals, making it unsuitable to drink even if the water is boiled, chlorinated or filtered beforehand. A new action plan for passing a nationwide ban has begun to unfold, as Salvadorans await the outcome of the Pacific Rime ICSID case.
In the case of TTIP, the Faculty of Public Health has identified numerous risks to public health and potential conflicts with the policies called for in its recent manifesto.