China and Japan trading goods and war threats
CNBC, 29 December, 2013
Despite escalating military tensions over territorial claims in the
South China Sea, China and Japan are witnessing booming bilateral
trade, conducting negotiations of a free-trade agreement.
Multiple trade negotiations offer tantalizing possibilities
The Globe and Mail, 27 December, 2013
Canadian trade negotiators have a busy year ahead, and not just
because new trade agreements were among the key priorities in the
Harper government’s trade strategy announced last month.
Pak-Turk PTA talks conclude : Both sides agree to remove
restrictions, trade barriers
Daily Times, 25 December, 2013
The 6th round of official-level talks on Pak-Turk Preferential Trade
Agreement (PTA) concluded here on Tuesday with a commitment to
Transatlantic Trade Agreement Threatens Environment and Health in
U.S. and Europe
Huff Post, 24 December, 2013
Negotiations between the United States and European Union for a free
trade agreement, which resumed this week in Washington, represent
one of the biggest threats.
CIS FTA effective for Kyrgyzstan from 12 January 2014
BeITA, 23 December, 2013
The CIS Free Trade Agreement will come into effect for Kyrgyzstan on
12 January 2014, BelTA learnt from the legal department of the CIS
Kerry’s Visit Reinforces Bilateral Trade Relations
Vietnam Briefing, 20 December, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Vietnam earlier this week
as part of a trip intended to advance Washington’s “Asia Pivot”
strategy of rebalancing its economic, diplomatic and military focus
in the region.
Transatlantic trade negotiations and oil
The Hill, 19 December, 2013
The U.S. and EU are convening the third round of Transatlantic Trade
and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations in Washington this
week, working toward the liberalization of the largest bilateral
trade and investment relationship in the world.
S. Korea-China FTA may be concluded by Q3 next year: trade
Yonhap News, 19 December, 2013
South Korea and China could conclude their bilateral free trade
negotiation by the third quarter of next year, as the leaders of the
two countries have shown keen interest in it, Seoul's trade minister
Lessons From Bali For WTO And Transatlantic Trade Negotiators
Forbes, 18 December, 2013
The future of multilateral trade has presented some vexing questions
for policy watchers over the past few years.
Seoul still needs negotiations to join TPP
The Korea Times, 16 December, 2013
South Korea may still be able to join ongoing negotiations for a
regional trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
EU suspends trade talks with Ukraine, crowds rally against
Reuters, 15 December, 2013
The European Union said on Sunday it was halting work on a landmark
trade and political pact with Ukraine.
EU-Africa trade partnership negotiations stalled
Euractiv, 12 December, 2013
The upcoming deadline imposed by the European Commission to revise
the EU's preferential trade agreements with former colonies in the
No 'free pass' for S. Korea into TPP: Overby
Global Post, 12 December, 2013
South Korea should not be granted a 'free pass' to enter the
U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) unless it fully implements
the bilateral free trade.
Russian officials press bilateral U.S. trade deal
The Washington Times, 11 December, 2013
Russia wants to set aside tensions with the U.S. and forge the first
bilateral trade and investment treaty between the former Cold War
FTA with China to put S. Korea's free trade territory on top
Yonhap News, 11 December, 2013
South Korea's envisioned free trade agreement (FTA) with China could
expand the country's free trade territory to the world's largest,
covering 74 percent of the world's gross domestic product (GDP),
officials said Wednesday.
Marco Rubio Showcases Support for Free-Trade Agreements
Sunshine State News, 10 December, 2013
As he ponders running for the Republican presidential nomination in
2016, U.S. Sen. Marco.
Excluding China in Western-led regional trade talks makes no
South China Morning Post, 10 December, 2013
He Yafei says excluding China from Western-led regional trade
negotiations smacks of political gamesmanship.
US refusing to budge on TPP issues
IT News, 09 December, 2013
A new set of leaked documents from the latest round of the Trans
Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations show large differences remain
between the 12 nations trying to hammer out a trade agreement.
Canada - Africa: Aggressively negotiating treaties
The Africa Report, 09 December, 2013
Canada's Minister of international trade, Ed Fast explains the
country's strategic shift to link development aid with private
WTO trade agreement crucial to facilitate growth: AFGC
Food Magazine, 05 December, 2013
The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has stated that a
multilateral agreement must be reached at the 9th WTO Ministerial
Conference in order to build momentum for trade liberalisation.
Australia inks South Korea free trade deal
The Australian, 05 December, 2013
THE coalition government has secured a free trade deal with South
Korea, the first of three it pledged to seal in its first 12 months
Energy and investment protection proving tricky issues in trade
European Voice, 04 December, 2013
Trade negotiators from the European Union and the United States will
next week swiftly move their attention away from multilateral talks
in Bali towards a bilateral transatlantic deal.
Quid pro quo: EU offers to ease visa curbs if India opens up
insurance, Govt procurement
Business Line, 04 December, 2013
The European Union has said it could convince its member states to
commit to more visas for Indian professionals as part of the
proposed bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
S. Korea, New Zealand agree to resume talks on bilateral FTA
Yonhap News, 03 December, 2013
South Korea and New Zealand have agreed to resume their negotiations
for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), the South Korean
government said Tuesday.
Bali trade talks: can we expect a deal?
The Guardian, 02 December, 2013
Trade ministers, policy wonks, activists, journalists, and various
other hangers-on are on their way to Bali for the World Trade
Korea to hold preliminary bilateral talks with TPP
Arirang News, 02 December, 2013
During the 9th ministerial conference of the World Trade
Organization that kicks off on Tuesday in Bali, Korea is expected to
hold preliminary bilateral talks with countries taking part in the
Other trade prospects eyed amid WTO deal woes
Business World, 01 December, 2013
THE GOVERNMENT is looking at accelerating its trade ties with other
emerging economies as negotiations for a global trade deal at the
World Trade Organization (WTO) seem bleak.