Posts Tagged Trade Agreement
26 June 2012, Brussels The European Union (EU) signed a Trade Agreement with Colombia and Peru. Further information and other EU agreements can be found here.
Canada and Mexico were invited to join nine nations negotiating a Multi-Nation Pacific Trade Agreement. The other nine countries included in the negotiones are U.S., Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. More here and here.
22 May 2012, London EU and US will star the negation on a broad trade agreement soon, the US Trade Ambassador Ron Kirk said. The accord is expected to be completed by the middle of 2014, assure the EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht. The two side have the world’s largest bilateral economic relationship, but they are unable to reach agreement in areas such as agriculture, health and safety standards and regulations.
9 May 2012, Taipai, ROC (Republic of China, know as Taiwan) Taiwanese authorities are seeking for a free trade agreement with Japan and take bilateral economic ties to new heights. ROC President Ma Ying-jeou said that the accord should include an investment protection arrangement, open sky agreement and a special law by Tokyo to protect ROC artwork.
In spite of expressing interest in joining the proposed TPP Agreement negotiations, Canada, Japan, and Mexico have not been yet accepted to talks The TPP negotiations have been launched in 2005 among four countries, and eventually expanding to a group of nine (Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US, and Vietnam).
23 April 2012, Otawa Denmark Trade Minister Pia Olsen Dyhr state today that the European Union and Canada will conclude a free trade agreement within six months. Denmark holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union. “We are hoping for the most comprehensive and ambitious trade agreement that Canada has ever signed” confirm the Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast Fast after the meeting with Pia Olsen Dyhr in Otawa. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) would establish a wide-ranging trade deal encompassing not only goods, but investment and services, and provincial and municipal government procurement.