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On trade, post-Brexit Britain is less transparent than ever
Australia deal and Energy Charter Treaty show why we must be able to hold government accountable for trade.
Brazil’s Lula expects to reach trade agreement with EU in six months if elected
Brazilian presidential candidate said he should reach an agreement on a trade deal between South America’s Mercosur trade bloc and the European Union within six months, if he wins October’s presidential election.
Five years into Canada-Europe trade deal, full ratification not guaranteed
Canada’s trade deal with the European Union has been operating in draft mode for five years, raising doubts it will ever be formally implemented.
India and European Union discuss Free Trade Agreement, price cap on Russian oil
India and the European Commission are eager to "expedite" the dialogue for the Free Trade Agreement.
EU hopes for trade pact with Indonesia within two years
The European Union hopes to strike a free-trade agreement with Indonesia within two years despite disputes with Southeast Asia’s largest economy over palm oil and nickel, the bloc’s trade commissioner said.
Australia and European Union resume free trade talks
Australia and the European Union have resumed free trade talks in the Australian capital, Canberra.
Israel, Bahrain launch negotiations for free trade agreement
Israel and Bahrain announced the opening of negotiations for reaching a free trade agreement, Israel’s Ministry of Economy and Industry said.
The EU must withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty
An international treaty that hamstrings governments’ ability to make climate policy is still in force – and an attempted overhaul has not worked. This is why the EU and its member states need to walk away from the Energy Charter Treaty.
India-UK Free Trade Agreement likely to be sealed by Diwali: Piyush Goyal
Piyush Goyal has said that both the UK and India are working toward the Diwali deadline for the India-UK free trade agreement (FTA).
Bilawal, Norwegian FM for early conclusion of FTA between Pakistan, EFTA
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his Norwegian counterpart Ms. Anniken Huitfeldt Tuesday underlined the importance of early conclusion of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Farmers ’big winners’ of UK trade deal
Australia’s agricultural sector would be the big winner of a new free trade deal with the UK, the chief negotiator has declared.
No US trade deal on the horizon, admits Truss as she flies in for Biden meeting
UK PM admits talks are not even taking place and plays down hopes from Brexiters that they could start ‘in the short to medium term’.
Colombian courts must not be undermined by shadowy international tribunals, say campaigners
International organizations appeal to Colombia’s highest court over human rights violations at one of the largest open pit coal mines in the world.
Strengthening trade links with our South-East Asian partners
ASEAN, Australia and New Zealand have progressed negotiations to upgrade the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA).
S. Korea, Ecuador hold new round of talks for bilateral trade deal
South Korea and Ecuador began a seventh round of talks on the formation of a bilateral free trade deal, the trade ministry here said.
Belarus, China eager to sign free trade in services agreement
Belarus and China are interested in signing an agreement on free trade in services and on making investments.
Seeking a free trade agreement
Costa Rica’s Minister for External Trade was in Israel this month to examine possibilities of expanding trade relations between his country and Israel.
EU trade deal could be inked by 2024
Negotiations for a long-lasting free trade deal between Australia and the European Union are on the eve of being finalised, with hopes an agreement will be ratified by 2024.
Iran eyes free trade with SCO member states
Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization said that President Ebrahim Raisi has stressed the need for establishing Free Trade Agreements with members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Tough negotiations still lie ahead for Africa Continental Free Trade Area
Tough negotiations are happening behind the scenes between African governments to hammer out differences in their localisation and industrial protection policies in respect of the aims of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), which seeks to liberalise trade between the countries.