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EU-Mexico agreement: Serious concerns for European civil society
European civil society organisations are deeply concerned about the renewal of the European Union-Mexico trade agreement.
EU plans to reform Energy Charter Treaty falling short, activists say
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.
Sustainable regulation and trade agreements for the EU-UK relationship
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.
Report on the seventh round of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and New Zealand
The seventh round of EU-New Zealand trade negotiations was held virtually, but covered all substantial areas.
Indonesia’s response to coronavirus threatens to increase illegal logging
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.
EU, Mexico conclude talks to update free trade deal
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.
EVFTA to be submitted to 9th National Assembly session for approval
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.
Divided and running out of time: Why the EU-UK trade talks have stalled, again
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.
Second round of post-Brexit trade talks makes limited progress
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.
Virus-hit Brexit talks resume with time for a deal running out
Negotiations slowed by pandemic, but U.K. won’t move end-date. Officials will use video conference for discussions all week.
China moves to keep EU investment talks on track
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.
Vietnam’s Parliament to ratify FTA with EU in May
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.
Crimes against Human Rights and the renegotiation of the free trade agreement Chile-EU
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.
UK and EU agree three negotiating rounds for post-Brexit deal
The negotiations will take place by videoconference in the weeks beginning April 20, May 11 and June 1, 2020.
Putting an end to the EU’s neo-colonial policies in the field of trade and investment
The destructive effects of these free trade agreements signed with the EU are already clearly visible in the majority of countries of the South.
The impact of Corona, trade negotiations of Indonesia - European Union disrupted
Besides to the European Union, a schedule of negotiations of trade for the year is also the plan will be reviewed.
Dampak Corona, perundingan Dagang RI- Eropa terganggu
Selain Uni Eropa, sejumlah jadwal perundingan dagang untuk tahun ini juga rencananya akan ditinjau ulang.
EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and investment protection agreement - most liberalized market access for service sectors and unmatched legal certainty - latest update - what you must know
The EVFTA is the most comprehensive and ambitious trade and investment agreement that the EU has ever concluded with a developing country in Asia.
UK will share more legal texts with EU shortly: Brexit trade deal negotiator
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.
The European Commission’s manipulations of the interim Economic Partnership Agreements of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana
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.