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Stories that are tagged 'trade treaty'

Mexico 'Would Retaliate' Against Trump Tariffs

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Last updated 42 hours ago | Monday, January 16, 2017

In press interviews, Mexico's Economy Minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, has said that while US president-elect Donald Trump's threatened import tariffs are a global problem, Mexico will have to be prepared to retaliate immediately with its own measures. Read Full Story


EU Hopes To Launch New Zealand FTA Talks In 2017

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

European Council President Donald Tusk has said that the EU hopes to launch free trade negotiations with New Zealand this year. Read Full Story


EU Launches New Certification System For GSP Goods

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The European Union has introduced a new system of certification of origin of goods that will be applied under its Generalised System of Preference tariff reduction scheme. Read Full Story


CFOs Optimistic About US Tax Reform: Survey

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Friday, January 6, 2017

The latest quarterly survey of chief financial officers' expectations, conducted by Deloitte towards the end of last year, showed respondents believe there will be significant tax policy changes in the United States. Read Full Story


EU-Ukraine Free Trade Deal Boosts Trade

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The European Union and Ukraine have hailed the benefits of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area applied as part of their Association Agreement. Read Full Story


Canada Ratifies WTO Agreement On Trade Facilitation

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Canada has ratified the World Trade Organisation Agreement on Trade Facilitation, which will modernize and simplify customs and border procedures. Read Full Story


Japan, EU Put Off FTA Conclusion To 2017

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Economic Partnership Agreement trade treaty negotiations between the European Union and Japan, which began back in April 2013, are not now expected to be concluded until sometime in 2017. Read Full Story


MEPs Back EU Trade Deal With Ecuador

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, December 19, 2016

The European Parliament has approved proposals to permit Ecuador to accede to the EU's trade agreement with Colombia and Peru. Read Full Story


EU-Georgia Free Trade Deal Boosting Trade Flows

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Trade flows between Georgia and the EU increased 16 percent in 2015, the first full year since the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) was provisionally applied. Read Full Story


MEPs Reject Call For Court Review Of CETA

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The European Parliament has rejected a request by 89 Members of European Parliament to refer the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement to the European Court of Justice for an opinion. Read Full Story




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