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US and China hold phone call on phase one trade agreement
US and Chinese trade negotiators held a phone call about implementing the phase one agreement between the two countries.
Despite Merkel’s “serious doubts,” German industry defends the Mercosur-EU agreement
The Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce defended the agreement as it “could provide the urgently needed boost to the economy, during the current crisis.”
Mining injustice through international arbitration
El Tambor is a controversial gold mining project in Guatemala. After years of local protests and litigation, it was halted in 2016 for lack of prior consultation with Indigenous people.
India should not give concessions in dairy sector to the US: Amul
India should not give any concessions to the US under any trade deal as subsidised imported milk and other dairy products would kill livelihoods in India especially when the sector is expected to create 11 million jobs in rural households.
Trade Secrets
The truth about the US trade deal and how we can stop it.
Juggling crisis
Latin America’s battle with COVID-19 hampered by investment arbitration cases.
Merkel raises ‘doubts’ over EU-Mercosur trade pact
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed "significant doubts" over the EU-Mercosur free trade deal on concerns over the devastating deforestation of the Amazon rainforest.
Algeria chafes against EU trade deal as deadline looms
Days ahead of a final deadline, activation of a long-planned Algeria-EU trade deal risks unravelling as political and business leaders in the North African country warn it will undermine economic sovereignty.
Brexit: UK-EU trade deal ’seems unlikely’ says Michel Barnier
A post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and the EU "seems unlikely" at this stage, the bloc’s negotiator has said.
Can US and India agree upon the ‘mini trade deal’?
The so called ‘mini trade deal’ between the US and India that the Trump administration was proud to announce is stuck in limbo for good.
A possible Indo-US trade agreement would be an imperialist attack on India’s farmers
Such a deal will have repercussions on our agricultural production and economy.
Ukraine interested in concluding FTA with Turkey – Economy Ministry
Ukraine is interested in concluding a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) with Turkey, which will help expand access to markets for goods and services.
Justice ministry forms team dedicated to int’l investor-state litigation
The Ministry of Justice in Korea has created a team dedicated to settling investor-state disputes, in order to more actively and effectively respond to intricate international litigation.
PH-Turkey free trade pact pushed
Philippines and Turkey governments are pushing to elevate bilateral economic relations to a more comprehensive free trade agreement.
Ukraine’s ambassador, Canada’s trade minister discuss updates to free trade agreement
Canada and Ukraine are committed to modernize the free trade agreement.
BITs and bonds: The international law and economics of sovereign debt
Recent jurisdictional decisions suggest that sovereign debt will be subject to bilateral investment treaties for the foreseeable future.
China, United States agree to hold trade talks, Chinese commerce ministry says
China and the United States have agreed to hold trade talks “in the coming days” to evaluate the progress of their Phase 1 trade deal six months after it took effect in February.
Mini trade deal ‘stuck’ as US now wants India to buy $6 billion of agriculture, dairy goods
The deal is ready to be signed, but US says if India wants trade benefits under GSP restored, it must give business equivalent to that amount.
British standards must not slip in US trade negotiations
Standards bring opportunities in global trade and should not be up for negotiation, says national standards body director.
Ukraine ready to expand agri-exports to Israel – Deputy PM
Ukraine is ready for further cooperation in the agricultural sector with Israel and the sustainable export of Ukrainian agricultural products to the Israeli market.