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Korea, Peru Conclude FTA Talks
Korea is on track to have a second free trade partner in South America after Chile back in 2003.
Peru, Panama to launch free trade negotiations
The governments of Peru and Panama agreed on Thursday to launch negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement before the end of this year.
Switzerland commits US$10 million to Peru for trade development
Switzerland has committed US$ 10 million to Peru for the strengthening and development of the Andean country’s trade capacity and competitiveness, Peru’s Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) announced Tuesday.
S. Korea, Peru to hold free trade talks next week
South Korea and Peru will hold their fifth round of free trade negotiations next week, Seoul’s trade ministry said Tuesday.
Peru, Mexico to close FTA negotiations within next two months
Peru and Mexico administrations plan to close FTA negotiations within next two months, Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Martin Perez reported.
Peru, Korea to hold last round of FTA talks on August 30
Peru and the Republic of Korea will hold the Fifth Round of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations on August 30, and announce the end of negotiations, Foreign Minister and Tourism Martin Perez reported Friday.
Thailand-Peru FTA could be sealed next month
The Thai government will propose the Parliament to endorse a bilateral free trade area agreement with Peru next month in order to enhance the effectiveness of trade pacts this year, according to Thai Commerce Minister Porntiva Nakasai.
Mexico interested in signing FTA with Peru, says Foreign Minister
Mexico is interested in signing a Free Trade Agreement with Peru and maintain a fluent political dialogue between both countries, Mexico’s foreign minister Patricia Espinoza announced Tuesday, after holding a bilateral meeting with her Peruvian counterpart, José García Belaunde.
Mexico interested in signing FTA with Peru, says Foreign Minister
Mexico is interested in signing a Free Trade Agreement with Peru and maintain a fluent political dialogue between both countries, Mexico’s foreign minister Patricia Espinoza announced Tuesday, after holding a bilateral meeting with her Peruvian counterpart, José García Belaunde.
’Korea-Peru FTA could be completed by November’
Negotiations on a Korea-Peru free trade agreement (FTA) could be finalized by November, a development that would further enhance bilateral ties and precede a possible state visit by Peruvian President Alan Garcia, Peru’s vice foreign minister said Wednesday.
Peru and Mexico take up meetings to close FTA negotiations
Peru and Mexico will restart negotiations on an FTA that adjourned in 2006.
EU seals trade deals with Central America, Peru, Colombia - summary
The European Union on Wednesday signed agreements liberalizing trade with Central America, Peru and Colombia, while some Latin American leaders criticized such deals as only favouring rich countries.
Latin America-European Union trade union declaration discussed with Spanish government
Trade unions from Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union call for a halt to the ratification of the EU-Central America and EU-Colombia/Peru Free Trade Agreements (FTA) given the omission of key trade union demands and the lack of involvement of civil society and trade unions in the negotiations process.
Notes on the Association Agreements with the European Union
The EU proposes that the parties be empowered to collaborate on the practical implementation of domestic rules regulating access to genetic resources and associated traditional knowledge, innovations, and practices on their territories, so as to guarantee compliance with those provisions. This is a case of interference with national sovereignty, unquestionably for the benefit of European pharmaceutical corporations.
Biodiversity in the FTAs with the USA and Europe: the crisis of the Andean integration process
While the Andean countries initially called for a balance to be struck between IPRs and the Andean countries’ interests – in particular education, culture, research, access to medicines, public health, food security, environmental protection, access to information, and technology transfer – Europe has insisted on measures to further entrench the intellectual property protection aspects of regional integration.
Farmers from both sides of the Atlantic unite for food sovereignty
The European Union is eager to sign free-trade agreements under the Spanish presidency between the EU and MERCOSUR, Central America and Peru and Colombia. Farmer’s organizations from both Latin American countries and Europe are united in their opposition to the talks.
EU-Colombia-Peru FTA (2010)
As agreed to on 30 March 2010
Peru plans to close FTA negotiations with Japan by end of April
"Japan insists on having more Peruvian fishing and agricultural products excluded from the agreement, but we insist on having less items out of the agreement," said Peru’s minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Martín Pérez.
In first year, Peru trade pact creating US winners
US corn exports to Peru in PTPA’s first year increased 167% in quantity and more than 100% in value, and the US market share of the Peruvian corn market jumped from 15% to 38%
Peru, EFTA to sign FTA in June
Peru will sign the final text of its free trade agreement with the European Free Trade Association, consisting of Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, in June.