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IPEF will not be a normal trade agreement and hence challenging to negotiate. Here are some of the challenges.
Putin approved the law on ratification of the protocol to the provisional agreement signed in 2018, leading to the establishment of the free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran.
Uruguay and China have decided to enter formal negotiations on a free trade agreement, Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said.
Draft ministerial text for trade pillar of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF)
The State of Israel which produces about $1.2 billion worth of agricultural inputs and technology has expressed its readiness to partner with indigenous companies to augment Ghana’s local production.
“Kenya will incur the largest loss at $14.2 million, followed by Uganda at $13.5 million. Tanzania is estimated to register revenue loss of $5.3million, Burundi $4.3million and Rwanda $ 3.9,” the Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC)shows.
This Central American country signed the "Early Harvest Agreement", a trade instrument whose objective is to facilitate the bilateral exchange of agriculture-related goods by establishing preferential tariffs.
A majority in the upper house of Dutch parliament voted to approve the European free trade agreement with Canada.
Costa Rican President has expressed hope that the Central American country will start negotiations to join the 11-country Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal.
South Korea and Ecuador will resume official talks on the formation of a bilateral free trade deal Monday after a six-year hiatus, Seoul’s trade ministry said.
The official EU commentary on the deal mentions (a) the wider political ties that New Zealand has with Europe, and (b) NZ’s welcoming mat to Europe’s foreign investors.
The Pacific regional e-commerce strategy needs to be revised as it denies Pacific Island Countries their sovereign right to manage their digital domains, including data, a new report has found.
EU Parliament states it welcomes the restart of talks on a trade agreement with India, and should happen only as long as European values and standards, including rule of law, democracy, as well as human, women’s and labour rights, are respected.
Indonesia Trade Minister discussed the bill of the Ratification of the RCEP and the Indonesia-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IK-CEPA) with the House of Representatives (DPR RI).
Malaysia and Turkiye have committed to continue to work expeditiously to accelerate the completion of negotiations on the expansion of the Malaysia-Turkiye Free Trade Agreement (MTFTA) as soon as possible
In April 2021, Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed US-Kenya FTA talks would resume. Observers believe the US-Kenya FTA, initiated by Trump in 2020, would help expand US ’carrot and stick’ trade and security policies on the continent to counter China.
Political leaders and companies who are major contributors to climate change have expressed increasing commitment to playing a role in addressing climate change, but there appears to be a gap between these sentiments and negotiations...
Nigeria is targeting to be part of the International Energy Charter (IEC), a global community that will enable it to attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) to accelerate power sector development.
President Joe Biden announced the launch of a new economic proposal called the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity to deepen economic ties in the hemisphere.