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Serbia to sign free trade deal with EAEU in October - Foreign Minister
Serbia is on the cusp of signing a free trade agreement with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Serbian Foreign Minister Ivan Dacic said.
Brazil aims to forge more trade accords as Bolsonaro heads to Asia
Brazil aims to conclude free trade agreements between Mercosur and Singapore and South Korea by next year, as it also eyes deals with Vietnam and Indonesia.
Rwanda, CAR sign bilateral pacts
Rwandan and Central African Presidents witnessed the signing of a bilateral investment treaty.
Indonesia says talks concluded with South Korea for economic partnership
Indonesian and South Korean ministers signed on Wednesday a deal marking the conclusion of negotiations on the substance of an economic agreement, the Indonesian trade ministry said.
Trio of free-trade deals before parliament
The Morrison government hopes to pass legislation cobbling together three free-trade deals within months. Draft legislation to lock in trade pacts with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru was introduced to parliament on Wednesday.
RCEP: India must protect its ICT industry
If India is going ahead with RCEP negotiations, India must insist on rules of origin mandating significant domestic value addition in the country of the final exporter as well as strengthen bilateral mechanisms for ensuring compliance.
Government to expedite studies on Thai-EU FTA
The Thai government pledges to speed up studies on the opportunities and challenges in reviving long-delayed trade talks between Thailand and the EU.
RSS affiliate claims Modi govt not keen on RCEP trade deal but civil servants pushing it
National co-convener of Swadeshi Jagran Manch Ashwani Mahajan tells ThePrint that from dairy sector to steel, chemical and automobile, no one wants RCEP.
ISDS lawsuit: When corporation ignores state sovereignty
The book aims to provide an understanding to the public about ISDS mechanism, by providing a clear description of real impact caused by ISDS lawsuit faced by Indonesia.
China wants more talks before signing that trade deal Trump promoted
China wants to hold more talks this month to hammer out the details of the “Phase One” trade deal touted by President Trump before Xi Jinping agrees to sign it.
European Union aims to resume free trade talks with Thailand
The European Union aims to resume negotiations with Thailand on a free trade agreement, the Council of the European Union said.
PM Modi to take a call on all pending RCEP issues
PM Narendra Modi will take up India’s unresolved issues in the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade agreement at the leaders’ summit next month if the 16 members are unable to resolve them over the next few days.
Japan prepares bill to ratify US trade deal
US President Donald Trump has said the deal does not require congressional approval.
RCEP remains divided over tariffs
Ministers from 16 Asia-Pacific countries are close to reaching an agreement on a proposed free-trade pact. But key issues still stand in the way. The countries have decided to hold a follow-up ministerial meeting to break the deadlock.
UNCITRAL Working Group III: Promoting alternatives to investor–state arbitration as ISDS reform
Several states participating in the UNCITRAL process have already adopted viable alternatives to ISDS.
SACU, Mozambique and UK sign EPA agreement
The Trade Ministers from the SACU Member States, Mozambique and the United Kingdom signed the economic partnership agreement.
RCEP meet to end inconclusive; India may fail to protect local digital data
RCEP meet: India had proposed certain tweaks in the negotiating text of electronic commerce during the 9th Intersessional Ministerial Meeting.
Commission presents procedural proposals for the Investment Court System in CETA
The European Commission today presented to the Council four proposals for specific rules putting in place the Investment Court System provisions in the EU-Canada trade deal.
RCEP group, India fail to reach a common ground
Trade ministers to meet again on 1 Nov as India’s tough talk on market access continues and negotiators have been asked to resume talks to bridge differences by 19 October.
India, China decide to set up new mechanism to address trade and investment issues
In the talks, the Chinese president also agreed to take sincere steps in a concrete way to address India’s concerns over ballooning trade deficit in China’s favour.