Pacific Nations Clinch Comprehensive Trade Accord

The 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries are set to sign their final agreement this March in Chile, after chief negotiators from the participating ec...





U.S. Says Some Progress Was Made at Latest Nafta Talks

The U.S. is pushing for a breakthrough on its touchiest Nafta proposals within a month, underscoring the fragility of the new mood of optimism after Canada and Mexico...READ MORE


Botswana to sign Tripartite Free Trade Area Agreement

The Tripartite Free Trade Area comprise of 26 countries from the three (3) Regional Economic Communities of COMESA, the EAC and SADC. The Tripartite Free Trade Area co...READ MORE


As NAFTA talks drag, Mexico suggests timeline could be extended

 A senior Mexican official on Friday suggested talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement could be extended to give officials more time to address...READ MORE


EU, Australian Officials Work to Set Stage for Trade Talks

Efforts continue apace for the expected launch of EU-Australia trade talks, with Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo READ MORE


World Trade Needs More Than a Nudge

Economists usually assume that people are rational.  This year’s Nobel Economics Prize winner Richard Thaler, however, argues that people don’t always...