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Letter to USTR, State and Commerce on the threat to Bilateral Investment Treaties posed by E.U. Enlargement.
The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) welcomed completion of a comprehensive U.S.-Morocco free trade agreement.
Pakistan and the United States will soon sign a bilateral investment treaty. Officials at the Board of Investment (BoI) disclosed this at a meeting with Alan Larson, the US under secretary, who called on Dr Hafeez Shaikh, federal minister for privatisation and investment, on Monday.
The proposed free-trade agreement (FTA) between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU) have temporarily been placed on the back burner after European countries have made it clear that they would father pursue a multilateral trade scheme under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
The European Union is on the verge of implementing a series of free trade agreements and is leading a trade policy that can hold its own against the American policy.
India’s private sector is welcoming the Thai-Indian free-trade agreement (FTA), with an increasing number of Indian companies planning to set up their manufacturing bases in Thailand prior to the deal being signed.
Tralac’s Hilton Zunckel comments on the Free Trade Agreement negotiations between the Southern African Customs Union and the European Free Trade Area.
This 2003 paper is a political study of the origins, developments and motivations on the Chinese side of the FTA, demonstrating its political, strategic, intellectual and economic basis.
From Tokyo to Mumbai, FTAs - free-trade agreements - seem to be every Asian politician’s favorite new phrase these days.
Finance and National Economy Minister Abdulla Saif left for Washington DC, US, yesterday to sign a Free Trade Agreement between Bahrain and the US tomorrow. Signing on behalf of the US will be Trade Representative Ambassador Robert Zoellick.
In light of Taiwan’s efforts to improve intellectual property rights (IPR) protection, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (AmCham) yesterday said that it has been urging the US government to take action to remove Taiwan from its "Special 301 Priority Watch List" of IPR violators as quickly as possible.
Japan and Thailand launched a fourth round of talks on Monday toward signing a free trade agreement that would tear down economic barriers between the two countries.
A report from RENGO’s International Department (Japanese Trade Union Centre) about bilateral trade and investment agreements: Japan-Korea Investment Agreement; Japan - Singapore Free Trade Agreement
Asia-Pacific free trade has to be front and centre of any bilateral trade deals struck in the region, a key American business leader says.
There are rumours that the Congress-led Government is set to decide upon a potential free trade agreement (FTA) with the US government. Strong lobbies such as NASSCOM (National Association of Software Companies) are pushing an FTA for services with the belief that it will resolve their BPO (business process outsourcing) problems.
The Minister of the Economy, Isaac Alfie, and the US Trade Representative Robert Zoellick, concluded a Bilateral Investment Agreement without disclosing its contents to either the Uruguayan members of parliament or to the Uruguayan society as a whole.
Panicking suddenly over the specter of being left behind by its Asian neighbors, Japan is rushing to conclude bilateral free-trade agreements, with ministers striving to get stalled talks restarted.
Negotiators in the expected Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) with European Union (EU) will have to stand their ground if they are to give Namibia a better deal from the EU, -more especially if they do not want to give the country a replica of the Free Trade Area (FTA) component, to which the country is already subjected, under the Trade Development and Cooperation Agreement (TDCA) that the EU has with South Africa.
Investment, competition policies, and transparency in government procurement emerged during a recent meeting between trade ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union aimed at seeking ways to boost trade and economic cooperation between the two regions.
Non-Governmental Organisation’s and regional civil society organizations are concerned that not enough thought is being given to trade agreements, says coordinator Stanley Simpson.