March 2016

India, EU fail to make headway on free trade agreement talks

The Economic Times, March 31, 2016

India and EU have failed to made the much-awaited announcement on resumption of long stalled negotiations for a free trade agreement as many bottlenecks still remain. More…

Canada files complaint against US over countervailing duties on printing paper

WTO News, March 30, 2016

Canada notified the WTO Secretariat on 30 March that it has initiated WTO dispute proceedings against the United States regarding a countervailing duty imposed on imports of supercalendered paper (i.e. glossy printing paper). More…

Turkey, Pakistan sign free trade agreement framework

Hurriyat Daily News, 13 March, 2016

Turkey and Pakistan have paved the way for a new free trade deal, which has the potential to reduce barriers in bilateral trade and investment. The free trade agreement between the two countries was expected to be signed before the end of 2016. More…