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A note to Kenya on its trade talks with the US: There is strength in numbers
The FTA initiative should be seen in the context of the Trump administration’s determination to pursue bilateral deals to enhance reciprocity and American gains.
US statement at the EU trade policy review
The US is troubled by the EU’s non-tariff barriers that impede the use of modern agricultural tools and technologies such as biotechnology, veterinary drugs and pathogen reduction treatments.
India, US ink pact on intellectual property rights
India and the US have signed an agreement on intellectual property rights (IPR) ahead of US President Donald Trump’s visit. The Cabinet Wednesday approved an MoU with the US on the issue of IPRs.
Health, environment and climate are not negotiable
More than 100 Civil society organisations demand a stop to trade talks that will further endanger EU rules on health and the environment and aggravate the climate crisis. A change of course is needed.
Simply Put: India and US — matters of trade
India’s existing and stalled bilateral FTAs started to receive attention from the government last year, even as the country worked to join the RCEP, the world’s “largest” regional trade pact.
Questions and answers on the EU-US trade talks
What are the reasons for the EU to talk trade with the US again and what would be the consequences?
Trump says working on a very big trade deal with India, but will take time
President Trump said the United States and India were working on a major trade deal, but he was not sure if it would be completed before the US presidential election in November.
New arbitration between Renco Group and Peru at the PCA
The arbitration between the US mining company Renco Group and Peru in relation to the metallurgical deposit in La Oroya was reopened, at the request of the mining company.
Donald Trump India visit: Modi govt keen to ink trade deal, offers wider market access for US imports
A trade deal, even a small one, with New Delhi comprising greater market access for the U.S. is likely to help Trump further consolidate his position in an election year.
Kenya will be in breach of EAC, AfCFTA rules in proposed trade deal with America
Kenya’s proposed free trade deal with the US has put it in the crosshairs as critics say the planned bilateral agreement would be a breach of regional and continental trade protocols.
India’s global trade ambitions – Why closing the home market won’t work
As the world welcomes the US-China trade deal, India needs to have a deep rethink about our position in global trade today. Our audacious ‘Make in India’ programme never reached the promised heights and now has been dealt a crippling blow.
Farmers’ coalition threatens agitation if India goes ahead with US trade deal
A farmers’ coalition, which represents millions of farmers nationwide, has urged the Government to desist from negotiating an interim trade deal with the US, saying it would be detrimental to the interests of Indian farmers.
India offers US dairy, chicken access in bid for elusive trade deal with Trump
India has offered to partially open up its poultry and dairy markets in a bid for a limited trade deal during US President Donald Trump’s first official visit.
ExxonMobil, Canada enter landmark settlement in NAFTA arbitration
As a long-running dispute between Exxon Mobil Corp. and the government of Canada reached a multimillion-dollar settlement, lawyers for ExxonMobil announced.
US refuses to restore trade deal for India
While US President Donald Trump is expected to visit India, trade ties between the two countries remain frosty. India’s hope of reclaiming the benefits under the US Generalized System of Preferences scheme has been quashed.
US, Ecuador ’very close’ to concluding free trade agreement - White House
The United States and Ecuador are close to concluding a free trade agreement. US President is scheduled to meet with Ecuadorian counterpart at the White House on Wednesday (12 February).
As Trump takes aim at EU trade, European officials brace for fight
A scaled-down deal could include European apples and pears, US seafood, and food safety standards.
A new approach on investment
A US-India trade deal will have historic significance, especially if it ushers in a period of strong collaboration to advance a shared bilateral trade agenda and effectively resolves troubles as they arise.
Member states ‘in the dark’ over Commission’s talks with the US
A group of EU member states are unhappy about the lack of information from the European Commission on the trade talks with the US and have expressed their “nervousness” about what could be in the deal.
US-India likely to finalize trade, defence deal during Trump visit
After signing a trade deal with China, the US is likely to finalize a trade agreement and a defence deal with India during the visit of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump later this month.