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IT for Change, Public Services International (Asia & Pacific) and Third World Network, with the undersigned women’s rights organisations, labour unions, and allies, oppose the use of Big Tech “upskilling” initiatives for women to encourage countries to sign on to the IPEF.
Local resisters are calling for a different economic model — one that prioritizes clean water and soil, healthy communities, peace, dignity, and self-determination.
The United Arab Emirates and Ukraine have announced their intention to start negotiations on a bilateral trade deal, expected to conclude by the middle of next year, the UAE economy ministry says.
The free trade agreement between India and Australia will come into force from December 29 giving duty free access to thousands of domestic goods in that market, which will help in almost doubling the bilateral commerce to $45-50 billion in around five years.
The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Indonesia have agreed to launch negotiations on a free trade agreement, the first round is scheduled for the first quarter of 2023, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) said.
The European Union is up in arms over Biden’s plans for hefty subsidies for made-in-America electric cars, claiming these payments, which partly kick in from January 1, are nothing more than outright trade protectionism.
A ‘non-aligned’ foreign policy is key, as is Asean’s preference for dialogue and cooperation over the intense rivalry of the great powers.
That much of world trade happens through free trade agreements and these help boost exports are among myths that need to be busted.
Mexico has paused negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement with South Korea in order to design the objectives it wants to achieve, said minister of Foreign Affairs.
Uruguay has applied for membership in the 11-nation Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, in the South American country’s latest bid to do more trade with Asia.
The Bundestag has officially ratified the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which has been under provisional application since 2017.
A group of advocates of tobacco use control has denounced the deal Kenya’s president, William Ruto made with South Korea to enhance tobacco trade, saying it will put more Kenyans at risk of diseases linked to the farming and use of the product.
The Cambodia-Korea Free Trade Agreement comes into force and will be used by two parties to encourage more investors from The Republic of South Korea to invest in the Kingdom and export products to the Korean counterpart and third countries.
Ambassador Katherine Tai, the 19th United States Trade Representative, and Secretary General Wamkele Mene of the African Continental Free Trade Area discuss US-African engagement in the AfCFTA-FRI, DECEMBER 2, 2022 • 9:00 AM ET
The parties agreed to implement“relevant internal state procedures as soon as possible’ to start negotiations on the actual agreement, with the first round of talks planned for 2023.
The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Maryam Katagum, has said that the role of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) remained critical in helping the country’s manufacturing sector to fully benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
Ghana and six other countries have started trading goods and services under the African
Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
A row between the US and Mexico over a plan by the latter to ban imports of genetically modified corn by 2024 deepened.