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Bangladesh-Nigeria to sign bilateral agreement on agriculture
The Bangladesh Tariff Commission recommended signing a preferential trade agreement with Nigeria.
Cook Islands to ratify PACER Plus
Cook Islands Prime Minister has signalled his government will shortly ratify a major regional trade agreement.
This is what US business wants from a US-UK trade deal
A post-Brexit deal should make it easier to build supermarkets, avoid tax and sue the UK, US business lobbyists say.
Indonesia to continue IEU-CEPA talks despite friction over leaked document
Indonesia will continue the ongoing negotiations on a trade partnership with the European Union despite a leaked document about the EU’s plan to exclude biofuels derived from palm oil.
A week after India pulls out of RCEP, Modi to meet Xi in Brasilia
India and China could look at a bilateral understanding on RCEP, which could mean an opportunity for India to consider joining the pact.
Aura Energy files claim against Sweden to recover losses following uranian mining ban
Aura Energy lodged a claim against Sweden to recover the losses incurred from the Haggan uranium project following the country’s decision to ban uranian mining.
Iran-EAEU talks on establishing free trade to start next year: Official
Head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization said the country plans to start talks with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in 2020.
Consultations ending on restart for Thai-EU trade talks
The Thai Commerce Ministry is preparing to wrap up consultations with relevant agencies and organisations to resume free-trade talks with the European Union.
India, US to hold bilateral trade talks on Nov. 13
Indian commerce minister will meet his US counterpart Robert Lighthizer, on Nov. 13, days after India exited the RCEP.
India, EU to push for free trade pact again
Move follows govt. decision to pull out of RCEP; Europe sceptical about timeline.
Minister designates conclusion of trade negotiations as priority
Indonesian Trade Minister brought attention to prioritizing the prompt conclusion of several international trade negotiations in 2020, including RCEP and deals with Tunisia, Morocco, the EU and Turkey.
Pak-China FTA to become effective from Dec
China has approved the premature activation of the free trade agreement with Pakistan. This is the second phase of FTA with china that was signed in Beijing in April 2019.
The new NAFTA won’t protect workers’ rights
Trump’s new United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement repeats the disasters of the original agreement.
EU-Singapore trade deal to enter into force this month
The Council of the European Union gave the green light to the free trade deal between the bloc and Singapore.
After a week in Hanoi: What we need to make a EU-Vietnam trade deal work
Will this trade deal help improve people’s livelihoods and rights, and offer a brighter future for Vietnamese at home? Or will it make matters worse.
The NHS will be part of any post-Brexit US free trade deal—here’s why
“Free trade” deals are often a cover for privatising public services and US negotiating texts already mention British drug and tech companies.
Ukraine, Turkey to hold next round of FTA talks in January
Ukraine and Turkey will hold the next round of talks on signing the free trade agreement between the two countries in January 2020.