Negotiations

ASEAN to send envoys to break RCEP deadlocks

24-Jun-2019Jakarta Post ASEAN economic ministers have agreed to have representatives from Indonesia and Thailand, as well as ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi, engage with Indian officials over deadlocks in the negotiations of the bloc’s most strategic trade agreement.


Key issues

Arbitration overrules Tallinna Vesi tariff complaint, must pay costs

24-Jun-2019 ERR News Tallinn water utility Tallinna Vesi has seen its claim against the Estonian state overruled by the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Dispute (ICSID), and has been ordered to pay costs likely to be in excess of half a million euros.

Texts of agreements

18-Apr-2019  | EU-US FTA: EU negotiating mandates (Apr 2019) As agreed by the European Council
31-Mar-2019  | Australia - Hong Kong investment agreement As released by the Australian Government
7-Mar-2019  | Indonesia-Australia FTA text As released by Government of Australia

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