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S. Korea, Peru upgrade relations to ’comprehensive strategic partnership’
South Korea and Peru upgraded their relations to a "comprehensive strategic partnership" Thursday in a move expected to bring the two far-off countries even closer after their economic ties got a boost from last year’s free trade agreement.
Peru exports endangered wood despite US trade pact -NGO
Peru needs to do more to halt exports of endangered cedar and mahogany from the Amazon rain forest as it opens its economy to free trade, a conservation group and exporters said on Tuesday.
EU ministers agree free trade pact with Peru, Colombia
EU trade ministers agreed on Friday to approve a free trade pact with Colombia and Peru that could boost European car and chemical exports and lift food and mineral exports from the South American countries.
Japan, Peru free trade agreement takes effect
A free trade agreement between Peru and Japan went into effect on Thursday that the Peruvian government says will increase bilateral commerce by at least 25 per cent.
FTAs signed with Panama, Venezuela may come into force in April
Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) announced Monday that the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) signed by Peru with Panama and Venezuela will come into force in April.
Air traffic between Peru, Panama to increase thanks to bilateral FTA
The commercial air traffic between Peru and Panama is expected to grow due to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed by both countries in 2011, which is scheduled to come into force in the first quarter of this year, the president of Panama’s Copa Airlines Pedro Heilbron said.
Peru’s agricultural sector to benefit from FTA with India
Peru’s agricultural sector would take advantage of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to be signed with India, one of the fastest growing countries in the world.
Peru to conduct market research study on Russia, India FTAs in H2 2012
Peruvian Trade and Tourism Minister Jose Luis Silva announced Monday that the market research studies before starting negotiations on free trade agreements (FTA) with Russia and India will be conducted during the second half of 2012.
Thai-Peruvian FTA takes effect
The Early Harvest programme under the free trade agreement between Thailand and Peru took effect on Dec 31, 2011, covering 70 per cent of goods traded between the two countries.
Peru eyes trade deal with Russia - report
Peru is looking to begin talks for a free trade agreement with Russia next year, following the World Trade Organization’s approval of Russia’s membership in the trade body earlier this month
Trade with Mexico to double in five years thanks to FTA
The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) estimated Thursday that once the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Peru and Mexico comes into force trade will double in five years.
Peru Free Trade Agreement ratified by Mexico’s senate
The Peru-Mexico Free Trade Agreement was ratified on Thursday, after Mexico’s Senate had initially rejected it on Wednesday.
Peru-Panama FTA to come into force in 1Q 2012
Peruvian Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Jose Luis Silva on Wednesday said that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed with Panama will come into effect in the first quarter of 2012 after being approved by the National Assembly of said Central American country on Tuesday.
Peru to sign FTA with Guatemala on Tuesday after Pacific Alliance Summit
Peru and Guatemala will sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on Tuesday, December 6 in a ceremony which will count with the participation of Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Jose Luis Silva.
The mixed nature of the agreement: a question of democracy
The start of the approval process for the European Union’s Multiparty Agreement with Colombia and Peru has reignited the debate about the mixed nature of the agreement.
Colombia-EU-Peru trade pact approved by commissioners
The European Commission has approved the European Union’s free trade agreement with Colombia and Peru, international media reported.
Peru to seek more free trade pacts
Peru’s new Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Jose Luis Silva said Monday he will push negotiations on a number of pending and prospective free trade agreements (FTA).
S. Korea-Peru FTA to take effect in Aug.
The free trade accord between South Korea and Peru will take effect on Aug. 1, paving the way for the two countries’ trade and investment to increase sharply, Seoul’s trade ministry said Wednesday.
’FTA to help Korean goods appeal to Peruvian consumers’
A former Peruvian minister for commercial affairs said the free trade pact signed between her country and South Korea will give Korean companies greater leverage in promoting their products to consumers in the South American state. The trade accord is to take effect Aug. 1
Mexican ag, fishing interests call for halt to Peru trade deal
Mexico’s agriculture and fishing industries called on the Senate Monday to hold off on ratifying the free trade agreement with Peru until a better deal can be negotiated.