* US – CARICOM Signed TIFA The United States and CARICOM signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) which replace the agreement establishing a Trade and Investment Council (TIC) signed in 1991. Follow the link for more. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * BRICS Launched BRICSMART The BRICS Exchanges Alliance launched its own website to create a single data portal containing information on its member’s financial products and services. The website is called BRICSMART. Kindly follow the link. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Iran – Indonesia Inked a MoU Iran and Indonesia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on mutual trade cooperation. Check here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————–— * Copernicus – The EU’s Earth Observation Programme The new name of the European Commission’s Earth Observation Programme, previously known as GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security), is Copernicus. The programme aims at providing Europe with a continuous, independent and reliable access to earth observation data and information. Read more here.