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Szijjártó meets with Belarusian counterpart in Minsk
Hungary and Belarus signed an investment protection agreement.
Our changing food trade landscape
How do new technologies and renegotiated supply management rules affect our food system? And, how do we move past the black/white, good/bad binaries that so often frame debates about trade-related issues?
EU-US FTA: Summary of specific negotiating objectives (US, Jan 2019)
As released by the Office of the US Trade Representative
“Free trade” is today’s imperialism by the 1 percent
Opposition to “free” trade is clearly growing. Less clear are the alternatives to free trade that might emerge.
Turkey ratifies free trade agreement with Serbia
The Turkish Parliament has ratified the new Free Trade Agreement with Serbia which creates prerequisites for more Serbian goods to be included in the duty-free regime in trade between the two countries.
We can’t afford to let the new NAFTA drive up drug prices
NAFTA 2.0 would effectively tie the US Congress’ hands in the struggle against rising drug prices.
US to seek comprehensive agriculture access in EU trade talks
The United States signalled it would not bow to the European Union’s request to keep agriculture out of planned US-EU trade talks.
Inconsistency’s many forms in investor-state dispute settlement and implications for reform
New briefing explores potential sources of inconsistency in ISDS, from divergent interpretations of provisions to decisions inconsistent with societal objectives, and the way forward.
MEP seeks signatures against Morocco-EU agriculture agreement
As the European Parliament prepares to deliver its final vote on the EU-Morocco agriculture agreement, some pro-Polisario forces from within the European body are again challenging the validity of the agreement.
France to keep European audiovisual sector out of post-Brexit UK-EU free trade agreement
French president Emmanuel Macron has confirmed France will ensure the European audiovisual sector is excluded from any all-encompassing UK-EU free trade agreement (FTA) post Brexit.
The IP implications of the USMCA: Who needs to do what
The USMCA most closely reflects US IP laws, subjecting the US to almost no revisions of its current domestic intellectual property laws.
EU: Postpone vote on Vietnam free trade agreement
The European Parliament and the European Council should postpone the ratification of the proposed EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement until the Vietnamese government takes concrete steps to improve its increasingly abusive human rights record.
An historic opportunity to transform trade when we stop NAFTA II
We can stop NAFTA II and replace corporate trade with a new model that raises working conditions and protects the environment.
EU trade chief says US talks will not include agriculture
The European Commission is preparing two mandates: one to cover removal of tariffs on industrial goods and another on areas of possible regulatory cooperation in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices and cyber security.
A no-go for the US: What is the Trans-Pacific Partnership and why did it fail?
With the US as the centerpiece, the TPP would have given the country a more significant stake in Asia and the Pacific in much the same way as NAFTA did in America.
Ukraine: Enforceability of emergency arbitral awards (JKX Oil & Gas PLC v. Ukraine)
The Ukrainian Supreme Court refused recognition and enforcement of the emergency award in Ukraine, based on the grounds that enforcement of the emergency award would be contrary to the public policy of Ukraine
After NAFTA fight, Trump threatens another trade battle with Central America
Now that the Trump administration has revamped the North American Free Trade Agreement, it is taking a look at kicking key countries out of its sister pact, the Central American Free Trade Agreement.
Call to make FTA beneficial for both Pakistan, Sri Lanka: HC
Sri Lanka and Pakistan have signed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) but some certain issues need to be resolved
Boosting bilateral trade with Norway, India to sign agreement on Tuesday
India and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) countries are working on the nuts and bolts of their free trade agreement
China call for Korea’s role on One Belt, One Road project
China call for Korea to linking the bilateral FTA with the One Belt One Road initiative