European civil society organisations are deeply concerned about the renewal of the European Union-Mexico trade agreement.
An updated European Commission proposal to reform the Energy Charter Treaty is falling short of what’s needed to reinstate governments’ “right to regulate” in areas like climate change, activists say.
The Trade Justice Movement has published model Sustainable Regulation and Trade Agreements for the EU-UK relationship, which have been developed in partnership with trade unions, environmental organisations and justice groups.
The seventh round of EU-New Zealand trade negotiations was held virtually, but covered all substantial areas.
It is critical that the EU, which is currently negotiating a free trade agreement with Indonesia, uses these negotiations to ask how Indonesia will protect forests, mitigate climate change and respect community tenure rights.
The European Union and Mexico finalised a major upgrade to their free trade deal after the two sides agreed to grant reciprocal market access to each other’s tenders for public contracts.
The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee has agreed that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) will be submitted to the upcoming 9th NA session for approval.
UK officials insist that “constructive discussion” took place between the two sides, but their basic lines remain unchanged: it will not agree to alignment with EU law and to jurisdiction of the ECJ.
The first week of talks on a permanent post-Brexit trade deal between the European Union and the United Kingdom ended with "limited progress" and vast differences remained.
Negotiations slowed by pandemic, but U.K. won’t move end-date. Officials will use video conference for discussions all week.
The two sides have been making slow progress, but vice-premier Liu He’s phone conversation with his European counterparts is seen as an attempt by Beijing to refocus attention on the matter.
The National Assembly of Vietnam will consider and most likely ratify the free trade agreement between Vietnam and the European Union (Evfta) when it holds its 7th Session next month.
As is the case in all of the treaties, the parts that are not directly related to trade are non-binding, as the chapter on human rights is.
The negotiations will take place by videoconference in the weeks beginning April 20, May 11 and June 1, 2020.
The destructive effects of these free trade agreements signed with the EU are already clearly visible in the majority of countries of the South.
Besides to the European Union, a schedule of negotiations of trade for the year is also the plan will be reviewed.
Selain Uni Eropa, sejumlah jadwal perundingan dagang untuk tahun ini juga rencananya akan ditinjau ulang.
The EVFTA is the most comprehensive and ambitious trade and investment agreement that the EU has ever concluded with a developing country in Asia.
Britain remains in touch with the European Union over negotiations for a trade deal and will share further legal texts with the bloc shortly, the country’s Brexit negotiator David Frost said.
This analysis aims to uncover the many tricks used by the European Commission to impose the Interim Economic Partnership Agreements of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.