Archive for January, 2016
TPP Free Trade Deal to Be Signed On Feb 4
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Geopolitical Issues, Globalization Challenges, International Trading, Logistics & Transportation, More Trade News in Brief, Trade Agreements, Worlwide Customs on January 26, 2016
New Zealand will host the signing ceremony for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on February 4, 2016. The deal was reached on 5 October 2015 after 7 years of negotiations.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP”) is a free trade agreement between nine countries: The United States, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.
Iran – The Economic Sanctions Have Been Lifted
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Energy & Natural Resources, Geopolitical Issues, Globalization Challenges, More Trade News in Brief, Restrictions, Sanctions & Embargos on January 20, 2016
January 16th, 2016
Crippling economic sanctions on Iran have been lifted now that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has certified that it has restricted its sensitive nuclear activities.
The Iran nuclear deal framework was a preliminary framework agreement reached in 2015 between the Islamic Republic of Iran and a group of world powers: the P5+1 (the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council–the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, France, and China plus Germany), plus the European Union.
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