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Morocco and Israel sign trade and investment cooperation deal
Israel is targeting annual trade volume of $500 million with Morocco, up from $131 million currently as the two countries look to broaden cooperation since they normalised relations in 2020.
Monterra Energy to seek $667 mln in damages from Mexico for port closure
Monterra Energy plans to pursue legal action against Mexico and seek damages of about $667 million for the "unlawful" closure of its Tuxpan fuel imports terminal in the Mexican state of Veracruz for five months.
India inks free trade deal with UAE, eyeing $100bn in trade
India and the United Arab Emirates signed a comprehensive economic partnership agreement that promises to nearly double trade between the two nations to $100 billion in the next five years.
A Koched-up NAFTA lawsuit
Koch claims that Ontario’s abrupt cancellation of its cap-and-trade system in 2018 violated the NAFTA Chapter 11 minimum standard of treatment and expropriation clauses.
EU will have to wait for East Africa regional bloc trade pact
Signing the long-awaited economic partnership agreement with the East African Community (EAC) regional bloc remains off the agenda, according to the Tanzanian Ministry of Investment, Industry and Trade.
India, UAE sign comprehensive trade pact
India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) signed a bilateral “comprehensive” trade pact on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed investment from the Gulf country into Jammu and Kashmir and said the initiative would open new routes for regional trade and connectivity and advance “collective interests” of India, Israel, the UAE and the United States.
Philippines follows suit after NZ rejects Myanmar’s inclusion in world’s largest trade pact
Philippines Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jnr told his Southeast Asian counterparts in a Thursday meeting in Cambodia that the Philippines would not accept Myanmar’s accession to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a 15-nation free trade agreement that went into effect January 1.
Toxic mine to re-open after Australian gold miner sues Thai Government
Environmental defenders in Thailand have slammed a decision by the Thai Government to reinstate formerly revoked mining licenses following a lengthy legal battle in an international arbitration tribunal.
UAE, Indonesia say trade deal could be signed next month
The United Arab Emirates and Indonesia are close to finalising a trade and investment deal after months of negotiations and could sign an agreement in March, officials from the two sides said.
Qatar faces $6 billion arbitration claim linked to ruling family member
The Qatari government is facing a $6 billion international arbitration claim stemming from a case against a member of the country’s ruling family.
Hormone-treated beef from Canada to flood UK food chain under CPTPP deal, British farmers warn
According to the National Farmers Union, the deal would “severely undermine British farmers” and lower the quality of meet sold across the UK.
Turkey and UAE launch free trade deal talks
Ankara and Abu Dhabi sign unprecedented declaration to begin free trade talks during a visit by Erdogan.
Welcome to our annual review of the top trends in international arbitration for 2022
How COVID-19 continues to shape the arbitration landscape, third-party funding, investment protection within the European Union among the 2022 top trends.
Parliamentary committee recommends that UK and Taiwan should join the CPTPP, but not China
Australian trade committee recommends that Australia support the applications of the UK and Taiwan, but places conditions on support for China’s accession.
PH, UAE finalizing investment protection deal
The Philippines and United Arab Emirates are finalizing an investment agreement and will also launch Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) discussions.
Tunisia envoy hope for finalization of Pak-Tunisia proposed PTA
There have been several rounds of negotiation between the two countries on finalizing the PTA, and also an exchange of potential trade lists between the two countries.
China to further open services sector
China’s commitments under RCEP will will usher in a new era of liberalization in the country’s services industry.
Indonesia, Sri Lanka agree to push for PTA negotiations
Indonesian Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Trade Minister have agreed to push for immediate negotiations on Preferential Trade Agreement between the two countries.
Micula lolz
When Brexit meets ISDS meets the ECJ, happiness ensues.
India, Australia set to finalize mini FTA
India and Australia will be finalizing a mini free trade agreement (FTA) in the next 30 days, Union minister Piyush Goyal said in a post ministerial meeting address in New Delhi.