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Knezevic warns Darmanovic he will sue the state before the international court of arbitration
Knežević and the Atlas Group’s affected companies have the right to initiate arbitration proceedings against Montenegro, according to the arbitration rules of UNCITRAL, ICC or ICSID.
India can benefit from African Continental trade pact: MEA
Underscoring India’s commitment towards growth in relations with Africa, New Delhi said the country’s businesses could benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement that was gathering pace.
Japan and Britain delay agreement on post-Brexit trade pact
The Japanese and British governments stopped short of reaching a broad accord on a new bilateral trade deal, citing the need for further negotiations on how to handle Japanese tariffs on British blue cheese.
Why China’s diplomatic push may not be enough to secure EU investment deal
Despite a recent charm offensive by senior Chinese diplomats, the chances of wrapping up a landmark investment deal with the European Union remain uncertain, analysts said.
Pig farmers protest government move to ease imported pork restrictions
Some 200 pig farmers and workers staged a protest in front of the Yunlin County government building to oppose the central government’s decision to allow imports of US pork containing the controversial veterinary drug ractopamine.
Taiwan paves way for US trade deal by easing pork, beef imports
Taiwan paved the way for an eventual free trade deal with the United States by announcing an easing of restrictions on the import of US beef and pork.
PH, Korea to resume free trade talks in September
The Philippines and South Korea will resume bilateral free trade negotiations in the second week of September in order to finalize an agreement before the end of the year.
S. Korea, Cambodia to hold 2nd round of FTA talks
South Korea said Monday it will launch the second round of free trade negotiations with Cambodia this week as the country broadens efforts to expand its export portfolio to cushion the economic fallout from the new coronavirus pandemic.
India seeks stronger rules of origin as it urges ASEAN for FTA review
India has pitched for stronger provisions in the rules of origin, removal of non-tariff barriers and better market access in the existing FTA with the the ASEAN, arguing the changes should kick off sooner rather than later.
Signing of PTAs: Dhaka plans to open talks with dozen countries
The government plans to start negotiations with a dozen countries including US and Canada for signing preferential trade agreements to help boost the country’s export earnings
Time to get the RCEP done
Ministers from 15 Asia Pacific countries resumed their negotiations to forge the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) last Thursday without the participation of India, which walked away from the sprawling free-trade agreement (FTA) last November.
Barrick to fight PNG’s attempt to grant Porgera lease to state-backed miner
Canada’s Barrick Gold said it would challenge the Papua New Guinea government alleged move to grant a 20-year lease for the Porgera gold mine to a state-backed firm.
Wang Yi calls for speedy free trade agreement with Norway
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for an acceleration in free trade talks with Norway as he concluded a visit to the country.
Trade secrets: climate breakdown
New book Trade Secrets is based on a thorough analysis of leaked papers from three years of secretive trade talks, as well as multiple other official documents and sources.
RCEP states make ’significant’ progress in trade talks without India
Ministers from 15 Asia-Pacific countries negotiating a sprawling free trade agreement said they have made “significant progress” toward the signing of the deal in November.
Investor-state disputes arising from COVID-19: balancing public health and corporate wealth
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, governments globally are engaging in a difficult balancing act of protecting public health, mitigating economic damage and avoiding interference with private rights.
Egypt to exempt 600 MERCOSUR-bound export items from customs in September
MERCOSUR agreement supports state’s current trend of increasing exports, opening of new markets, says Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea.
US, China reaffirm commitment to Phase 1 trade deal in phone call
Top US and Chinese trade officials reaffirmed their commitment to a Phase 1 trade deal, which has seen China lagging on its obligations to buy American goods.
Japan and UK to sign equal-to-EU trade deal by September
Imports of blue cheese from the UK will be guaranteed a tariff at the same level stipulated in the EU-Japan agreement if the total import amount at the end of the year is below an agreed-to level.
Bridgestone V. Panama
The US subsidiaries of Bridgestone Corporation lost a $20 million plus arbitration claim against the Republic of Panama filed by under the US-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.