Sri Lanka Aiming for China Trade Deal in 2017, Official Says
Thursday, February 9, 2017
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
Sri Lanka aims to finalise a free trade agreement (FTA) with China later this year, said the country's ambassador to Beijing last weekend. The two Asian economies have been negotiating a trade deal since 2014.
Abe not ruling out bilateral free trade pact with U.S.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday did not rule out negotiating a bilateral free trade agreement with the United States, a framework preferred by U.S. President Donald Trump but viewed with alarm by Japan due to its perceived risks.
President Trump struck a softer tone on trade Monday, saying his administration will be “tweaking” the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in a way that will be a boon for both the United States and Canada.
EU-Canada Trade Agreement Wins European Parliament Green Light
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The European Parliament approved a landmark free-trade agreement with Canada, shoring up Europe’s market-opening clout in the face of a populist surge across the continent and U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist tilt.
Unrealistic to see UK/EU trade deal in two years: EU representative
Friday, February 10, 2017
It is unrealistic for Britain to expect to negotiate its exit from the European Union and reach a free trade agreement in two years and both will probably need an implementation phase, the head of the European Commission's office in Britain said.
Officials Consider the US-South Korea Free Trade Deal
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Voice of America
American business leaders are urging South Korean leaders to increase market access to U.S. companies seeking to sell goods in South Korea. The business leaders want to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump not to introduce policies that harm trade between the countries.
Peru Free Trade Agreement could help India diversify in LatAm region
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
The Financial Express
A proposed comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) between India and Peru covering goods, services and investments may not only raise India’s export volumes to the western South American nation but also the latter’s various preferential trade partners.