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With just one day to go before Malaysia’s entry into the CPTPP is enforced, the Coalition of National Sovereignty urges Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim to withdraw from the ratified agreement.
The African Continental Free Trade Agreement risks being unworkable if all members follow SANRAL’s example.
Businesses in Bangladesh want the government to start the negotiation with Canada to sign the free trade agreement in order to retain the duty-free market access in the North American nation.
Five rounds of trade talks have been held between India and Canada, the last round got over on November 18.
The government urged all stakeholders to complete pending actions hampering the conclusion of the $900 million settlement deal in the Reko Diq case to avoid a $5.9 billion penalty.
India and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have agreed to pursue a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two regions and resume the negotiations, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said.
The conference expects to meet ad hoc in April 2023 to finalise the discussion on the adoption of the amendments to the ECT.
South Korea and Canada agreed to expedite their push for signing a memorandum of understanding on key minerals in a move to enhance cooperation on supply chains of secondary cells, electric vehicles and broader industry fields.
Canada has been negotiating a trade agreement with the Pacific Alliance, which includes Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and soon Ecuador, since 2017
The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling on the European Commission to initiate the process toward a coordinated exit of the EU from the Energy Charter Treaty.
The UPOV-based Plant Variety Protection laws, favoured by developed countries, and often pushed through bilateral or regional trade agreements, regulate farmers’ interactions with seeds in many countries.
We civil society organizations vehemently oppose the splitting of trade deals, which would circumvent existing concerns about the negative implications of these deals on biodiversity, climate change and human rights issues.
As the EU and Indonesia work on a free trade agreement, one tribe is seeking European help to secure its rights. Many Indigenous peoples are at risk of losing their land as economic development increases.
Market access for key items, government procurement, IPR, digital trade, data secure status, labour, environment to be areas of focus
Using the copious research on NAFTA, the trade deal is shown to have ingratiated transnational corporations while leaving poor rural farmers to cope for themselves in a newly shaped economy.
AMIC Energy, an Austrian private equity firm, is threatening to sue Ukraine based on the Energy Charter Treaty after its assets were seized by Kyiv over the company’s close ties to Russia.
PNG Prime Minister and Chinese President agreed that a free trade agreement must be concluded at the very earliest that would secure both nation’s interest so that trade and commerce happened within this realm.
Chief Executive Officer of Ocean & Cargo, Aare Jide Taiwo, has said Nigeria is not ready for AfCFTA implementation. He was speaking on issues bedeviling the country’s maritime industry, in an interview with TOLA ADENUBI of Nigerian Tribune.
Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid agreed to move toward signing a free trade agreement with Japan. Lapid says an FTA between the two countries will mean discounts for products and goods from Japan for the benefit of the Israeli market and increasing Israeli exports to Japan, the third-largest economy in the world.
ASEAN member states, Australia and New Zealand have substantially concluded negotiations to upgrade a free trade agreement (FTA), which will include new features to ensure the continued flow of essential goods during times of crisis.