Turkey and Uzbekistan intend to sign a preferential trade agreement and a free trade agreement.
India will be filing an appeal at The Hague this week against the $1.4-billion arbitration award against British oil firm Cairn Energy.
A bilateral investment treaty between Singapore and Indonesia has come into force after being ratified in a virtual meeting on March 9.
In a more open market, Chinese products will face fierce competition from low-end products made by Southeast Asian countries with comparative advantages in labor and land, and high-end products by developed countries like Japan and South Korea.
India and Bangladesh decided to move forward expeditiously on a feasibility study for comprehensive free trade agreement.
Pakistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to enhance trade relations while discussing the progress made on bilateral transit trade agreement, Preferential Trade Agreement, banking and visa issues, and aviation and customs cooperation.
MPs claimed that the clause in the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) erodes the country’s sovereignty and demanded that Parliament be allowed to either amend or express reservation on the trade deal.
India is moving in to fill the vacuum left by China for Australian resources and wine, with a free-trade agreement between Canberra and New Delhi gathering momentum.
Suriname joined the UK and 13 other CARIFORUM States that have already signed the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
Austria reaffirmed its veto of the trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur, and asked Portugal to avoid any “possible attempt” to the pact enters into force in its current form.
Having secured free trade agreements (FTAs) with almost all key trading partners, Australia is honing in on a long elusive but lucrative market — India. Tensions with China, the need to find new sources of economic growth and government policy to diversify trading partners are pushing Australia into India’s arms.
The Chinese government has officially ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao said Monday.
Voters in Switzerland have given the green light to a free trade deal with Indonesia with a small majority of 51.6%.
Vattenfall will get 1.606 billion euros and agreed to end pursuing a separate damages claim in the World Bank’s ICSID arbitration tribunal.
Free-trade agreements enable companies to sue governments if they interfere with profit-making activities, no matter how destructive. These trade deals put us in an antidemocratic straitjacket — it’s time we got rid of them.
The wheat sector is excited about the prospect of Canada entering into trade agreement negotiations with Indonesia.
The European Parliament abandoned its plan to set a date for voting on the EU-UK trade deal, in protest at what the European Union sees as Britain’s unlawful changes to Northern Irish Brexit arrangements.
China stands ready to work with other countries to achieve mutual benefits on the basis of greater mutual opening,” Premier Li Keqiang said.
Switzerland votes Sunday on a free trade deal with Indonesia but the agreement, which opens up a vast potential market, could slip up over the issue of palm oil imports.
EFTA’s response to the June 2020 open letter, supported by 250 organisations from around the world, is disappointing. EFTA maintains the UPOV 91 requirement in FTAs. The right to seeds therefore remains under pressure.