Australian exporters will soon have market access to one of Latin America’s fastest growing economies with the signing of the Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement.
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will sign a declaration of intent so that both economies embark on a free trade agreement.
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer pointed to the need to modernise agreements with Peru, Colombia, Panama and Chile, as well as the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).
The UK´s trade dialogue with the Andean countries will aim to strengthen bilateral trade and prepare the ground for potential future FTAs post Brexit.
Peru and Indonesia will likely start negotiating a free trade deal in December as Lima pursues a "very aggressive" trade agenda following Washington’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Peru’s trade minister said on Tuesday
Peru expects a “very ambitious” free trade deal with Australia that covers goods, services and investments to be implemented as early as next year, Peru’s deputy trade minister said
India and South American nation Peru would start formal negotiations for a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) from this week.
This past month, eighteen Aymara community leaders endured the final stages of a trial that had them facing up to 28 years in prison and massive fines for their alleged roles in the 2011 ‘Aymarazo’ protests against the Santa Ana silver mine on the Peru-Bolivia border.
Criminal charges pending against 18 community leaders and a billion-dollar court case at ICSID.
The Minerals Council of Australia has said that the country’s mining sector will benefit from the proposed new free trade agreement with Peru.
The Australian government confirmed it will be pursuing a free trade agreement with Peru, with the nation’s Trade Minister Steve Ciobo to visit Lima for the first round of negotiations in July.
Peru and Indonesia will soon begin a series of bilateral meetings to reach a free trade agreement.
The Teamsters labor union has escalated an investor dispute against Peru, arguing that its members’ pensions could be thrown into jeopardy as a result of the government’s alleged failure to pay investors $5 billion worth of debt tied up in land bonds.
Peru will try to expand its free trade agreements with countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), but "preferably" through the Pacific Alliance
Peruvian and Indian governments held the first technical meetings aimed to reach a trade agreement.
A proposed comprehensive free trade agreement between India and Peru covering goods, services and investments may not only raise India’s export volumes to the western South American nation
Peru will work with China and other Asian and Pacific Rim countries to incorporate elements of the Trans-Pacific Partnership into a new agreement.
Approval for the talks was given by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"Peru and India should have a first technical meeting in the first three months of 2017 to establish the roadmap of this process so that they can properly start negotiations," the Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade said
The Australian government said it considers the possibility of negotiating an FTA with Peru, as the Asia-Pacific faces the potential collapse of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).