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The trade accord to revamp Nafta cleared the Ways and Means Committee, sending the measure to the full House.
Chinese foreign affairs minister Wang Yi called for the launch of free trade talks with the EU, in parallel with ongoing negotiations on an investment deal.
The Indonesian negotiating committee for the establishment of the RCEP wants the “Indian issues” to be resolved early 2020.
Lighthizer also said that a US-UK trade deal is a priority for Washington and negotiations will be launched as soon as Britain is in a position to do so.
the EU will no doubt push for FTAs with further ASEAN states. But with each bilateral trade agreement, the need for a regional agreement recedes. As each nation opens up to tariff-free trade with the EU, the need for an overarching regional FTA diminishes.
The Free Trade Agreement and Investment Agreement signed between China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and Australia in March will enter into force on Jan. 17, 2020.
Indonesia is prepared to walk away from talks on a free trade deal with the European Union over the bloc’s stance on palm oil, while also launching a probe into subsidies on dairy imports from the EU.
Some farmers are skeptical with a tentative agreement easing trade restrictions with China, who’ve been pummeled by the trade war.
The Chinese envoy rejected the characterization of a 2017 free trade agreement between Male and Beijing by the incumbent speaker of the house and former president.
President Trump and Boris Johnson spoke about negotiating a free trade agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Neither side has released many specific details of the agreement, which the United States says is 86 pages.
The EU hopes to start trade talks with Britain by March, leaving just 10 months to strike a deal and get it approved by London and the EU, including member states’ parliaments.
The phase two agreement is to be digitally focused and could include a US-China bilateral trade agreement.
The dispute is related to the Invicta gold mine project and the blockade erected by the community of Parán in October 2018 wherein it prevented any access to the mining site.
Mexico said it was satisfied by US assurances it was not sending inspectors.
Romanian and US environmental justice activists demonstrated in Washington, DC, outside a World Bank tribunal hearing on a case brought by Canadian-based Gabriel Resources.
Whereas Japan took the lead to establish the TPP without the United States, Tokyo does not desire a RCEP without India because it would create a China-led trading bloc.
A news report on the current cooperation of China, Japan and the ROK in tackling the issue of unbalanced regional development.
Regional dialogues on Indo-Pacific cooperation set to be held in New Delhi this weekend will provide ASEAN countries with an opportunity to persuade India to rejoin a landmark trade deal it walked away from last month.
Piyush Goyal said the government took the bold decision in the national interest because clearly, the RCEP had become nothing but an India-China FTA which "nobody wants".