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The UK-SACUM economic partnership agreement
In the SACUM-UK EPA, commitments on tariffs for both the UK and SACUM have been transitioned from the SADC-EU EPA without changes.
Indonesia keen to finalize preferential trade agreement with Bangladesh
Indonesia has shown its keen interest to finalize the preferential trade agreement with Bangladesh, with an aim to boost bilateral trade between the two countries.
India hopeful of FTA with EU: Goyal
Union Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that trade & economy is one of the most important pillars of India- European Union (EU) partnership, and India is looking forward enhancing this relation.
US rush to Bangladesh revs up economic race with China
The US has ratcheted up economic diplomacy with Bangladesh, holding its first high-level dialogue virtually and signing an open sky agreement in Dhaka as part of Washington’s blueprint to challenge China’s presence in the region.
EU ready to call Johnson bluff, betting he won’t quit talks
The European Union has no plans to offer concessions to Boris Johnson before next week’s Brexit deadline, betting that the UK prime minister won’t make good on threats to walk away from trade negotiations if he doesn’t get what he wants.
Ex-pres did not wish to implement China-Maldives FTA, claims Nasheed
Former President of the Maldives, and Speaker of the Parliament Mohamed Nasheed has stated that former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom did not want to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Maldives and China.
Affaire BFT : à peine lancée, la médiation avec ABCI déjà bloquée
Le premier ministre tunisien a accepté une médiation avec ABCI Investments, qui réclame un milliard de dollars devant le tribunal arbitral Cirdi. Mais il a presque aussitôt fait marche arrière.
Ukraine, EU intend to assess progress of implementation of Association Agreement in 2021
Kyiv and Brussels have agreed to assess the progress of the implementation of the Association Agreement in 2021.
Algeria: Never-ending battle with Sawiris’ Orascom finally concudes
Algeria has won the final round of a battle that pitted it against Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris’s holding company. We take a look back on this more than 10-year-long judicial saga.
Japan-UK trade deal keeps low tariffs for cars made with EU parts
The economic partnership agreement between Japan and the UK will maintain preferential tariffs for industrial products manufactured with components made in the European Union in a win for Japanese automakers.
Zelensky, Johnson to sign new large Ukraine-UK strategic partnership deal – envoy
Ukraine-UK agreement on political cooperation, free trade and strategic partnership, which will be signed in London, contains hundreds of pages.
Rethinking trade: Kenya and the environment
So-called “trade agreements” such as the US-Kenya trade deal have nothing to do with trade. But rather they impose new limits on government regulatory authority.
Day of action against the US trade deal
Saturday 24 October: Take action against the US trade deal to protect services, standards, rights and democracy!
EU-Mercosur mythbuster
We’ve made this mythbuster to unpick powerful economic interests’ spin on this toxic deal.
Key international legal measures risk making the cost of green energy shift skyrocket
A complex set of international legal measures protecting the fossil fuel industry risks significantly increasing the cost of moving to green energy and tackling climate change, a new report reveals.
Martin Khor – a life spent fighting for a just global economy
Economist and journalist Martin Khor, whose life was cut short by cancer on 1 April 2020, was a standout figure in the struggle for a radical transformation of global economic relations.
First-generation free trade agreement between Colombia and Israel
The treaty seeks to create better conditions for the exchange of goods, services and investment.
Britain open to Aussie-style EU trade deal but Australia wants more
Australia is far from happy with its arrangements with the EU and is pushing for the better market access that only a fully-fledged trade deal with the wealthy 27-member bloc would bring.
Angola and Japan strengthen parliamentary cooperation
The two countries are negotiating the signing of a reciprocal investment protection agreement.
Nigeria seeks review of investment agreement with Canada
Nigeria’s High Commissioner to Canada has called for the review of the investment agreement between Nigeria and Canada.