Mercosur Holds First Negotiating Round for Korea Trade Deal, Looks to EU Next Steps

Officials from the South American customs bloc Mercosur held negotiating meetings last week with South Korea and the European Union, respectively, as the coalition loo...





G20 Trade Ministers Call for "Urgent" Discussions on WTO Update and Efforts to Boost Confidence in Trade

Trade and investment ministers from the G20 coalition of major advanced and emerging economies met last Friday in Mar del Plata, Argentina, calling for intensified &ld...READ MORE


Asia-Pacific Officials Lay Groundwork for High-Level Autumn Meetings

The coming months are due to see high levels of activity on trade in the Asia-Pacific, as different country coalitions work to make progress on their respective agenda...READ MORE


US, Canada Ramp Up NAFTA Negotiating Pace After US-Mexico Draft Deal

Negotiators from the US and Canada have met repeatedly over the past fortnight, including this week, in the hopes of finalising a deal to modernise the North American...READ MORE


EU Commission: Promising Start to Negotiations for Australia, New Zealand Trade Deals

The European Commission recently circulated reports about the early negotiating rounds with Australia and New Zealand, respectively, for free trade agreements (FTAs) w...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...