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End the Canada Israel free trade agreement
On Sunday a demonstration is planned in Montréal against the Canada Israel Free Trade Agreement. Under the banner “Against Israel’s annexation of the Jordan Valley.
Canadian miner’s multi-million dollar suit against Kazakhstan dismissed
An international tribunal has dismissed a nearly $1 billion claim against Kazakhstan brought by a Canadian junior miner over a botched deal to operate gold mines in the country.
Stockholm arbitration body suspends termination of Chisinau Airport concession
The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has suspended the termination of the Chisinau International Airport concession contract until it reaches a final decision on the case.
China, Cambodia trade pact more form than substance
The Cambodia-China free trade deal is a message to the EU that Cambodia has another special economic gateway beside the EU
RSS-affiliate SJM opposes India-US trade deal in present form
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch has opposed the proposed India-US trade deal in its current form stating that New Delhi can’t meet Washington’s asks on e-commerce, data flows, dairy and patents.
US and China set to review phase one trade deal in mid-August
Given the global coronavirus recession, China is lagging behind its first-year goal of a $77 billion rise in purchases.
Talks to begin with parties after rejection of CETA
The government will initiate a round of deliberations with political parties here after the House plenum voted against ratifying the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada.
Zimbabwe to pay white farmers $3.5 billion over Mugabe land reforms
Some of the dispossessed farmers were from countries such as Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland whose properties were protected by investment treaties between Harare and the Western countries.
EU-Vietnam trade deal begins Saturday
The EU’s controversial trade deal with Vietnam comes into force on Saturday, despite criticism that it ignores environmental and human rights concerns about the communist state.
Lupaka secures financing for its arbitration claim under the Canada-Peru free trade agreement
Lupaka Gold Corp. reports that it has entered into an arbitration funding agreement for up to USD$4.1 million to support the company’s arbitration claim against Peru.
Cyprus blocks EU-Canada trade deal because of Halloumi
There is a new hurdle for the CETA economic agreement between the EU and Canada – this time from Cyprus. The country is concerned about the sale of agricultural products.
Vietnam, Chile seek to foster economic, trade cooperation
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai on August 4 held a virtual meeting with Rodrigo Yanez Benitez, Under-Secretary for International Economic Relations at the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to boost economic and trade cooperation between the two countries.
COMESA Business Council Makes 21 Recommendations On Seed Trade
The COMESA Business Council recently convened a webinar on “Unlocking Food Security Through Improved Seed Trade in COMESA” aimed at discussing issues of access to quality and affordable seed and challenges in trade facilitation in the movement of seed across borders amidst COVID-19.
Japanese minister to visit Britain for ’difficult’ talks on trade deal
Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi will visit Britain this week for what he said will be difficult talks with British Trade Minister Liz Truss, with the hope of finding middle ground and concluding a post-Brexit trade deal.
S. Korea, China seek to boost trade amid pandemic
South Korea and China held a meeting to update and expand the scope of their bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which took effect around five years ago.
The three ’Elephants in Room’ in EU-India relations
The EU-India virtual summit took place last month with three ’elephants in the room’. The largest elephant was China. Both India and the EU have traditionally followed policies of cooperation with China, but ties have plumbed new depths during the pandemic.
India reviews continuation of trade pact with Asean
The government is reviewing the continuation of the of the free trade agreement (FTA) with Asean n the wake of the trading bloc’s reluctance to address India’s concerns over what it believes are asymmetries in the decade-old treaty.
Japan’s painful choice on RCEP
There are those in Japan who insist that the RCEP agreement must be signed even without Indian participation. The signing is scheduled for November in Hanoi.
Thai House Committee on CPTPP presses clarification on Thailand official observer status in UPOV
Thai House of Representatives Committee investigating potential impacts of CPTPP heard report from its Subcommittee on Agriculture.