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Bilateral deal-making involving European governments.

last update: May 2012
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Ukrainian pig breeders ask to revise quotas on pork imports from EU when revising FTA terms in 2021
The Association said that Ukrainian producers are working at a loss due to an oversupply of pork in the EU countries, as well as an increase in the cost of Ukrainian pork by 25%.
Switzerland plans to start talks with Moldova on creation of free trade zone
Switzerland intends to begin negotiations with Moldova this year on the creation of a free trade deal.
Ukraine plans to negotiate on free trade area with China, Egypt, Jordan, Indonesia
Ukraine has started preparations for negotiations on new agreements on a free trade area (FTA) with Egypt, Jordan, Indonesia and China, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Ihor Petrashko has said.
UK to start talks with EU on finance cooperation this week
The UK will begin talks with the European Union this week on how regulators will cooperate over financial services now Brexit has been completed.
Investment protection in the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement
The EU-UK agreement contains limited protections for investors and no investor-state enforcement mechanism. Its dispute resolution mechanism is limited to a “WTO-like” state-to-state arbitration.
Portugal aims to seal EU-Mercosur trade agreement, progress on other deals
Portugal will try to conclude a free-trade agreement between the EU and the South American trade bloc Mercosur during its six-month EU presidency, and attempt to expand Europe’s ties with other potential trade partners.
Ukraine plans to negotiate FTA with several countries
Ukraine plans to start talks or resume negotiations on free trade agreements (FTA) with several countries, including China, Britain and North African countries.
Dombrovskis: Deep and comprehensive trade deal with the US ‘not feasible’
The EU does not see it feasible going back to deep and comprehensive free trade agreement negotiations with the US but would explore mini-deals.
Negotiations on FTA between Ukraine, Turkey almost complete - Zelensky
Ukrainian President hopes that the free trade agreement between Ukraine and Turkey will be signed in the near future, as negotiations on the document are almost complete.
Ukraine and Britain sign agreement on free trade, political cooperation, and strategic partnership
Ukraine and Britain have signed an agreement on political cooperation, free trade, and strategic partnership.

    Links


  • Amfori
    European business lobby group on foreign trade issues
  • Collectif Stop Tafta / CETA
    Site internet du collectif français Stop TAFTA, CETA et autres accords de libre-échange
  • ESF
    The European Services Forum (ESF) is a network of representatives from the European services sector. We are committed to actively promoting the interests of the European services sector and the liberalisation of services markets throughout the world in connection with the GATS negotiations.
  • Eurochambres
    Eurochambres, a European business lobby group, webpage on FTAs
  • FOEE: Trade
    Friends of the Earth Europe’s special web section on trade deals
  • Handelskampanjen
    The Norwegian Trade Campaign will oppose the current, neo-liberal trade policies and fundamentally reform the trade policy system.
  • Pour
    POUR est un collectif citoyen qui met à votre disposition des analyses et prises de position d’experts, de philosophes, de sociologues, de juristes, d’économistes, de représentants syndicaux, de cinéastes, d’éditeurs belges et européens sur les accords de libre-échange
  • Seattle to Brussels Network
    The S2B network was formed in the aftermath of the WTO’s 1999 Seattle Ministerial to challenge the corporate-driven agenda of the European Union and other European governments for continued global trade and investment liberalisation.
  • Trade Leaks
    Greenpeace’s leaked documents underline the strong objections civil society and millions of people around the world have voiced.