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US-Armenian trade deal signed
The United States and Armenia have signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), generally seen as a precursor to a full fledged FTA.
Armenia wants to be member of both European and Customs Union
Armenia resumes negotiations on a new agreement with the European Union, which will preserve all rules of the Association Agreement that do not contradict to the country’s membership in the Eurasian Economic Union.
Peru opens free trade agreement talks with Armenia
Peru’s Foreign Minister and her Armenian counterpart met in Lima on Monday to discuss the prospect of a free trade agreement between the two countries. Armenia will soon join the Russian-led Customs Union, which aims to become Eurasia’s economic union modeled after the EU by 2015.
Swedish Foreign Minister: EU-Armenia Association Agreement off agenda
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt said that the EU-Armenia Association Agreement negotiations are off the agenda. "Agreed with Miroslav Lajcak that Association Agreement with Armenia is now off the table. We work with Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia," the official said on his Twitter page.
Armenia-EU free trade deal blocked: Lithuania
Armenia has blocked its chances of signing a free trade deal with the European Union by choosing to join the Russia-led customs union, EU president Lithuania said Tuesday.
Workshop on potential impacts of the EU-Armenia Deep and Comprehensive FTA
A workshop on potential impacts of the proposed EU-Armenia Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area will be held in Yerevan on April 17. The workshop aims to ensure a better understanding by national representatives, business associations, social partners and civil society of the Trade SIA process and to promote an interactive dialogue between the different players.
Uzbekistan might join CIS free trade zone in May 2013
Uzbekistan might join the free trade zone of the Commonwealth of Independent States by the end of May 2013, Director of the First Department of the CIS States of the Russian Foreign Ministry told reporters on 29 January before the start of ministerial consultations in the CIS Executive Committee, BelTA has learnt.
MEP Laima Andrikiene expects the decision on free trade agreement to be reached till November
Laima Andrikiene welcomed the steady progress in the EU negotiations with Armenia and Georgia and expected that political decisions on the conclusion of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreements would be reached later this year
EU launches free trade negotiations with Armenia
The EU decided to launch negotiations on a deep and comprehensive free trade area with Armenia in order to boost economic growth and investment with this Eastern European Partner.
Iran, Armenia mulling free trade agreement
To boost their economic and trade ties Iran and Armenia are preparing the ground for signing a free trade agreement, Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi says.
Michael Kambeck: free trade agreement with Armenia important to EU
The Warsaw-hosted Eastern Partnership summit is a good signal for Armenia in terms of visa facilitation and free trade agreement negotiations with EU, according to the Secretary General of European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) non-governmental organisation.
Armenia presents achievements at EU-RA Cooperation Committee sitting
Armenian Economy Minister characterized a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement-related issues as an important component of the EU-Armenia Association Agreement negotiations.
RA government approves offer on signing FTA within CIS
During the May 12 sitting, the Armenian government approved the offer on signing a Free Trade Agreement within the CIS.
ANCA welcomes AmCham call for new US-Armenia trade agreement
The American Chamber of Commerce in Armenia’s public call for a US-Armenia Trade and Investment Agreement was welcomed on Jan. 18 by the Armenian National Committee of America as a meaningful step toward putting in place a much-needed bilateral accord aimed at creating new export-driven jobs and economic growth in the US and Armenia.
Iran, Armenia to sign FTA
Iran and Armenia will sign a free trade agreement (FTAs) during the Armenian economy minister’s upcoming visit to Tehran.
EC fact-finding trip heralds first steps towards stronger trade relations with Armenia
A European Commission’s experts team led by Director Ms Ewa Synowiec from Directorate General for Trade will carry out a fact-finding mission to Yerevan on 18-19 February. This mission will help in mapping out a preparatory process for possible future negotiations of an ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) between the European Union (EU) and Armenia.
EU mulls free trade deal with Armenia
The European Union is considering signing a free trade agreement with Armenia as part of its efforts to strengthen ties with the South Caucasus state
Free trade agreement between Iran and Armenia to be ratified later
During the Iranian President’s official visit to Armenia the agreement on free trade between the two states was not signed
Claim against ROA Government
Global Gold mining company submitted its claim to the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), a body adjunct to the World Bank, against the Government of the Republic of Armenia (ROA). The Company is trying to protect its investment rights in arbitration court.