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Perenco registers award debt owed by Ecuador in Singapore and UK
This action would allow for Ecuadorean accounts in these jurisdictions to be frozen and trading payments and receivables to be seized, in order to satisfy the outstanding award debt.
Mexico expects EU trade deal to be approved in 2022, minister says
The European Union should sign off on its updated trade agreement with Mexico later this year, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said.
EU-NZ trade agreement ’by no means a done deal’
"It is by no means a done deal ... there’s going to be a huge diplomatic effort to push this across the line," - NZ’s chief EU trade negotiator Vangelis Vitalis.
India, Canada to hold negotiations on trade in September
Reaffirming its commitment to an interim trade pact with India, Canada said that the next round of negotiations will be held in September.
Hogging the gains from trade in Mexico
The multinational pork giant Smithfield, now owned by a Chinese firm, took advantage of trade, investment, labor, environmental, and immigration policies, after NAFTA, to expand its low-wage factory farming model on both sides of the US-Mexico border.
Nigeria unprepared for African free trade –Experts
Three years after signing the African Continental Free Trade Area, Nigeria appears unprepared to compete in the trade regime...
EAEU-Iran talks on free trade agreement set for September
The next round of talks on a full-fledged free trade agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran will take place in Moscow at the end of September.
Tensions rise as Korea waits for verdict on Lone Star dispute
The Korean public has been in outrage over the matter for more than a decade, claiming that the case was an international “fraud” committed by an overseas private equity firm.
Trade agreement: Why India made a U-turn on free trade deals
Increased collaboration between countries like India, Australia, Japan and the US reflect their growing anxiety over China’s control over supply chains and its ability to disrupt them.
Supply chain analysis of AfCFTA
An African supply chain that makes it difficult to move goods by water from Cameroon to Nigeria but easy to move goods from Cameroon to China and other countries is a threat to the regional integration plan.
Oil firm Rockhopper wins £210m payout after being banned from drilling
Italian government ordered to compensate UK firm after exploration forbidden within 12 miles of coast.
EAC states challenged on trade agreements
The East African Community (EAC) partner states have been challenged to increase their volume of transactions under regional and international trade agreements.
President calls for enhancing trade, investment with Korea
President Dr Arif Alvi has said there is a need to explore new avenues of cooperation between Pakistan and Korea for further enhancing bilateral trade and investment.
Chinese premier calls for quick progress in follow-up FTA talks with Korea
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang called for quick progress in follow-up free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Korea as he described the two countries as "inseparable" neighbors that should work together to defend supply chain stability.
Speaker calls for Indonesia-Timor Leste bilateral investment pact
House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Puan Maharani has urged Indonesia and Timor Leste to form a bilateral investment treaty to create a stable investment climate and encourage more investment.
54 African countries have signed AfCFTA Agreement – Deputy Trade Minister
Ghana’s export sector is said to be making giant strides as the Ghana Export Promotion Authority about two months ago announced a $3.3 billion increase in non-traditional export earnings for 2021.
Kenya’s GDPR-style legislation threatens US firms’ x-border data transfer model
In the Kenyan context, Meta’s GDPR woes may be avoided if the U.S. gets its way in a proposed free trade deal between the two countries which is currently in discussions.
Montero Mining seeks CAD$ 90,000,000 in damages from the Tanzanian Government for expropriation of the Wigu Hill project
Montero Mining and Exploration Ltd. is seeking compensation of CAD$ 90 million from Tanzania over the expropriation of the Wigu Hill Rare Earth Element Project.
Algeria and Spain return to normal trade relations despite the current political crisis, economic reality prevails and trade relations resume
After almost two months, Algeria has ended trade restrictions with Spain. This decision eases the current crisis between Algiers and Madrid, triggered by Spain’s turnaround on the Sahara.
UK and Ukraine launch talks on digital trade agreement
The UK and Ukraine have agreed to launch talks on a new digital trade agreement as Kyiv prepares to celebrate independence day.