11 results about EUROPE


EU, Mercosur Negotiators Aim for "Endgame" in Trade Talks

December 7, 2017

Negotiators from the European Union and the South American bloc Mercosur are ramping up their efforts to finalise a trade accord between them, with the hopes of announcing a political deal on the m... READ MORE


EU, Mexico Continue Efforts to Clinch Updated Trade Deal by Year's End

December 7, 2017

The EU and Mexico have concluded a sixth round of talks to update their existing trade accord, reporting advances on a series of negotiating areas and confirming that they will meet again in Brusse... READ MORE


EFTA and Mexico hold fourth round of negotiations on a review of the EFTA-Mexico Free Trade Agreement

June 13, 2017

During a fourth round of negotiations held from 6 to 9 June 2017 in Mexico City, delegations from the four EFTA States and Mexico continued their negotiations on a review of their Free Trade Agreem... READ MORE


Canada signs landmark free trade agreement with Ukraine

July 11, 2016

The Government of Canada remains committed to working with Ukrainian government and business leaders to deepen the commercial ties between our countries and create jobs, strengthen the middle class, a... READ MORE


EU signs Economic Partnership Agreement with Southern African countries

June 10, 2016

The European Union and six countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) today signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the first of its kind between the EU and an African regi... READ MORE


Indonesia-EU free trade talks take big step forward

April 18, 2016

Indonesia and the European Union (EU) are one step closer to realising a free trade agreement after talks to discuss the scope of documents outlining the items they want to include in the negotiations... READ MORE


EU not to let TTIP weaken food safety standards: agriculture commissioner

April 16, 2016

European Union (EU) agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan ruled out that the bloc will let the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) to weaken EU standards and regulations on food produ... READ MORE


Africa, TPP, and TTIP: Integration or isolation?

April 14, 2016

With the demise of the Doha Development Round at the World Trade Organization Ministerial in Nairobi this past December, the multilateral approach to global trade negotiations has largely ended. Given... READ MORE


Many Issues Stand in the Way of India, the EU Agreeing on a Free Trade Deal in Brussels

March 30, 2016

International trade and foreign investment have come to occupy pivotal roles in international relations today. For India and the EU, this holds true too. Thus, what is likely to dominate the 13th Indi... READ MORE


PH, EFTA expected to sign free trade deal before June

February 28, 2016

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is optimistic that the Philippines-European Free Trade Association (PH-EFTA) Free Trade Agreement will be sealed before June 2016. The fifth round of Philip... READ MORE


Why the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Is More Important Than TPP

January 30, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) — the former a free trade agreement covering 12 countries from North and South America to the Pacific... READ MORE