Mexico’s government asked the United States and Canada to grant its automotive industry extra time to adapt its supply chains as the deadline for implementing a new North American trade deal approaches.
Because of changing attitudes with regard to "expansive" investor protections contained in current treaties, investors need to think ahead and negotiate for the necessary protections to be included in investment contracts.
The mostly poultry state congressmen outlined the trade barriers U.S. producers currently face and called for the inclusion of US poultry products in any new US-UK trade agreement.
Keeping the EU-UK future economic relationship as close as possible whilst preserving the integrity of the single market and a level playing field is a central concern of the European business community.
The industry is working to get US senators on record in support of including the protections it lost in NAFTA 2.0 in future trade agreements with other countries.
Walmart is using the Chile-US FTA to sue the Chilean State for not providing enough police protection.
A post-Brexit deal should make it easier to build supermarkets, avoid tax and sue the UK, US business lobbyists say.
Implementation of the new US-Japan free trade agreement is expected to put US pork producers back on a level playing field in that market and help set the tone for future US free trade agreements.
The agreement will have positive spin-offs for the SA beef industry, said one of South Africa’s leading beef producers.
The chief of a major Korean business lobby said he has asked the United States to exempt South Korea from any future tariffs on autos.
The Australian red meat industry is calling on the government to ratify the free trade agreements with Indonesia and Hong Kong without delay.
The US administration’s push is the latest salvo in a global fight over who sets the rules for the Internet.
Representatives from the City of London are to travel to the US in a bid to boost transatlantic ties for the finance sector post-Brexit.
Leaked agenda shows Brazil’s environment minister will meet with BASF, Bayer, VW and British fossil fuel and mining interests.
Major new opportunities for cross-border energy collaboration arise from the signature of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
The US-Asean Business Council is is calling for the Thai government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade deal would undermine environmental protections in Asia.
Private sector companies like Bayer are looking forward to further institutional and policy reforms after the EVFTA ratification which can consequently create favourable conditions to promote the business and investment environment.
A landmark free-trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the EU will open up options for new petrochemical trade flows, but may not lead to a quick shift away from Hanoi’s main export markets in China and southeast Asia.
The connection between global trade and the climate crisis is clear. Much of global trade is unnecessary and wasteful - and yet, somehow, it continues to be profitable.