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Mining, environment and livelihoods in Colombia.
Ascent Resources Plc and its subsidiary Ascent Slovenia Ltd have formally notified Slovenia of the existence of disputes under the UK - Slovenia bilateral investment treaty and the Energy Charter Treaty.
Bangladesh and Algeria had agreed to ink an agreement to increase bilateral trade and economic cooperation, Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi said.
The signing of the agreement was carried out virtually with the participation of the presidents and officials from the two countries’ foreign ministries.
White House economic adviser said the Trump administration is satisfied with China’s progress in meeting commitments to purchase U.S. goods in a Phase 1 trade deal.
Vietnam seeks to build on its new free trade agreement with the European Union to expand foreign investment in medical equipment and pharmaceuticals, with the government position the country as an alternative production base to China.
Negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have entered the final stage of legal scrubbing and are set to be signed soon, with the exclusion of India.
The Thai Ministry of Commerce will push the country’s Cabinet in October to consider signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement.
The new digital trade regime, which has already been adopted in some free trade agreements and is being proposed in the WTO, would exacerbate the harmful tax practices of multinational enterprises within a deeply integrated digitalised economy.
Taiwan will continue to work closely with the United States with the focus on establishing a constructive security relationship and beginning negotiations on a free trade agreement, said President Tsai Ing-wen.
New Zealand is "very frustrated" with the pace of post-Brexit trade talks with the UK, the country’s deputy prime minister has said.
The impending commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCTA) will remove the advantage of intra-ECOWAS trade.
Nevertheless, British international trade minister told her US counterparts that retaliatory tariffs imposed on EU goods were unacceptable and should be removed.
The second negotiating round for the deepening of the interim Economic Partnership Agreement was held virtually, from 6-8 July 2020.
President of Ukraine has formed a delegation to take part in negotiations with the Republic of North Macedonia on revision of the free trade agreement.
The agreement builds on rules facilitating commerce already in effect between Chile and Mercosur bloc nations Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay.
The European Union enforced trade sanctions against Cambodia in response to human rights violations, prompting the government to turn to China.
Britain will phase out tariffs on Japanese auto imports by 2026 but the countries are still negotiating what to do with levies on cheese under a post-Brexit free trade deal.
COVID-19 can increase liability for countries under international investment treaties. Developing countries face imminent challenges under such treaties.
US dairy farmers want unfettered access of their milk products to the Kenyan market in the proposed free trade agreement between Nairobi and Washington, which could have far-reaching implications on Kenya’s milk farmers.