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BILATERALS.ORG WEEKLY   19-25 SEP 2019
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NEGOTIATIONS
The Hindu BusinessLine | 23-Sep-2022

India-Austalia FTA: Aussie companies scout for greater opportunities in India

With the India-Australia Free Trade Agreement close to being implemented, a
100-member business delegation will visit India later this month to scout for fresh
opportunities.
Open Democracy | 23-Sep-2022

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.
Reuters | 22-Sep-2022

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.
CTV | 22-Sep-2022

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.
The Hindu | 22-Sep-2022

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.
RFI | 22-Sep-2022

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.
VOA | 21-Sep-2022

Australia and European Union resume free trade talks

Australia and the European Union have resumed free trade talks in the Australian capital, Canberra.
Xinhua | 21-Sep-2022

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.
Live Mint | 21-Sep-2022

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).
Digital Associated Press of Press Pakistan | 21-Sep-2022

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).
The Canberra Times | 20-Sep-2022

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.
The Guardian | 20-Sep-2022

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’.
Mirage News | 20-Sep-2022

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).
Yonhap News Agency | 20-Sep-2022

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.
Belta | 20-Sep-2022

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.
KEY ISSUES
HAL | 25-Sep-2022

Pro-business arbitration with ISDS

In a repeated-interaction setting ISDS is prone to collusion to the benefit of all parties except the host states, study shows.
Food Ingredients First | 23-Sep-2022

Corporate concentration: Agri-food giants dominate global food chain more than ever, report warns

Over the past 40 years, the study underscores that the largest agrochemical firms have used intellectual property laws, mergers and new technologies to take control of the seed sector.
NEWS FROM THE MOVEMENTS
Institute for Policy Studies | 20-Sep-2022

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.
 
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Negociaciones
El Mostrador | 21-Sep-2022

Senadores acuerdan poner el TPP-11 en tabla en un plazo de dos semanas

"En principio, el acuerdo que hay es que se vota en dos semanas más, salvo que el Gobierno pida una sesión para ir a explicar algo que no sepamos", señaló la senadora Ximena Rincón (DC).
Radio Uchile | 21-Sep-2022

Senador Alfonso de Urresti y TPP-11: “Me parece extraño que (Boric) se dé una vuelta de posición tan brutal”

“Creo que Chile cede competencias, cede soberanía en materia de resolución de conflictos y eso es enormemente grave”, señaló el senador socialista, quien criticó la posición del Gobierno de avanzar en la firma del TPP-11.
La Diaria | 21-Sep-2022

El preacuerdo Unión Europea-Mercosur y las nuevas señales internacionales

En el transcurso de este siglo, en apenas dos décadas se han ido plasmando varias iniciativas internacionales e interregionales de acuerdos de libre comercio y de inversiones que involucran vastas regiones del mundo, que dan cuenta de los cambios estructurales a nivel del macrosistema.
Diario Uchile | 20-Sep-2022

Ministra Vallejo por TPP11: “Estamos desarrollando una estrategia para resguardar a nuestro país de lo que sea necesario”

En otras materias, Vallejo abordó la cancelación de la reunión con el embajador israelí, Gil Artzyel, asegurando que las relaciones diplomáticas con Israel se mantienen y que el Ejecutivo propiciará el multilateralismo indistintamente.
CUESTIONES CLAVES
CIAR Global | 20-Sep-2022

España deberá indemnizar a inversores alemanes en arbitraje CIADI por renovables

El 14 de septiembre de 2022, el tribunal del arbitraje de inversiones entre Mathias Kruck y otros v. España emitió su “Decision sobre jurisdicción, responsabilidad y quantum“ rechazando argumento de España sobre incompatibilidad del Tratado de la Carta de la Energía (TCE) con el Derecho de la Unión Europea.
 
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Négociations
Midi Madagasikara | 23-Sep-2022

Madagascar – Algérie : Un accord de partenariat économique en vue

Les deux parties ont discuté de la possibilité d’une coopération bilatérale basée sur un accord de partenariat économique. Un accord de promotion et de protection des investissements pourrait aussi être conclu.
Agence Afrique | 23-Sep-2022

L’Union européenne et l’Afrique orientale et australe entament le 9e cycle de leurs négociations commerciales

Madagascar a annoncé l’ouverture à Antananrivo du 9e cycle des négociations pour l’approfondissement de l’Accord de partenariat économique intérimaire entre l’Union européenne et cinq pays d’Afrique orientale et australe.
Confédération Paysanne | 22-Sep-2022

CETA : cinq années de déni démocratique

Signé en octobre 2016, le CETA, l’accord de libre-échange avec le Canada, est en vigueur de manière provisoire depuis le 21 septembre 2017. Or, cinq ans après, jour pour jour, la France n’a toujours pas ratifié le CETA.
Terre-net | 21-Sep-2022

L’UE espère un pacte commercial avec l’Indonésie d’ici 2 ans

L’Union européenne espère conclure un accord de libre-échange avec l’Indonésie, plus grande économie d’Asie du Sud-Est, d’ici deux ans, malgré des disputes commerciales sur l’huile de palme et le nickel, a indiqué le commissaire européen au commerce Valdis Dombrovskis.
LPH | 21-Sep-2022

Bientôt un accord de libre-échange avec le Bahreïn

La ministre de l’Economie israëlienne a signé un accord avec le ministre du commerce du Bahreïn, actant le début des négociations entre les deux pays en vue d’aboutir à un accord de libre-échange.
ENJEUX MAJEURS
Stop CETA Mercosur | 21-Sep-2022

Traité sur la Charte de l’énergie : la France poursuivie pour la première fois

Depuis le 2 septembre, la France est officiellement poursuivie au titre du Traité sur la charte de l’énergie.
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