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More Trade News in Brief – Week 50 (10 – 16 December 2012)
* Austria & Chile Signed DTA A bilateral double taxation agreement (DTA) has been signed between Austria and Chile. Kindly read more here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * Nordic Nations Extended Their Network of TIEAs The Nordic group of territories (Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands) has extended their network of TIEAs to 40 after signed a new tax cooperation agreement with Jamaica. More details following the link. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * EU approved New FTAs 11 December 2012 The EU’s Parliament approved two landmark pacts trade with Colombia, Peru and six countries in Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama). Please check here for further details. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * EU-Russia Relations 13 December 2012 “EU-Russia relations are still suffering from Russia’s failure to embrace democratic values fully and strengthen the rule of law” state the Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Kindly read more here. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– * UN Extends Sanctions on Liberia 12 December 2012 The UN Security Council extended the sanctions imposed on Liberia for another year. Follow the link for more information.
Pacific Alliance – A New Trading Bloc
Posted by Bogdan Marius Beleuz in Geopolitical Issues, International Trading, Trade Agreements on June 14, 2012
6 June 2012 The new Alliance includes Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru, and are aiming others to join, in particular Panama and possibly Costa Rica. The Latin America knows several forms of ambitious economic and political integration blocs in recent years, from which we count: – Latin American Integration Association (known as ALADI or, occasionally, by the English acronym LAIA) – Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana SICA) – Mercosur or Mercosul (Spanish: Mercado Común del Sur, Portuguese: Mercado Comum do Sul, Guaraní: Ñemby Ñemuha, English: Common Southern Market) – The Union of South American Nations (Dutch: Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties – UZAN, Portuguese: União de Nações Sul-Americanas – UNASUL, Spanish: Unión de Naciones Suramericanas – UNASUR) – The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Spanish: Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños, CELAC, Portuguese: Comunidade de Estados Latino-Americanos e Caribenhos, French: Communauté des États Latino-Américains et Caribéens) – The Andean Community (Spanish: Comunidad Andina – CAN)