Europe, Asia Leaders Prep for High-Level Summit, With Trade and Cooperation to Headline Agenda

Leaders from the European Union and from a host of Asian countries are meeting in Brussels, Belgium, this week for a high-level gathering that is due to tackle subject...





RCEP Ministers Assess Progress, Call for "Further Improvements" Ahead of Year-End Target

Ministers representing 16 Asia-Pacific countries called for “further improvements” in negotiating a sweeping trade accord, while outlining some advances in...READ MORE


IMF Report Calls for Japan to Consider "Fresh Look" at Abenomics Policy Strategy

The world’s third largest economy should consider taking a “fresh look” at the economic policy strategy known as “Abenomics,” according t...READ MORE


EU, Canada Officials Review CETA Performance, Endorse Recommendations on Climate and Gender

The Canada-European Union Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) celebrated late last month its one-year anniversary since its provisional entry into force,...READ MORE


US, Peru Assess Efforts to Tackle Illegal Logging Under Trade Accord

In late September, an interagency US committee issued a report via the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) that deemed that while Peru has made val...READ MORE


How technology can help navigate the trade law spaghetti bowl

A sizable part of global trade and investment flows are governed by rules enshrined in free trade agreements and custom unions. These rules, however, can be surprising...