The European Union on Friday (7 April) concluded its latest round of trade negotiations with Mexico, focusing on sustainable development, transparency, services and investment. EURACTIV Spain reports.
China and Norway have set a timeframe within which they will resume negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA).
WTO members have discussed the relationship between trade facilitation provisions in regional trade agreements (RTAs) and the World Trade Organization's (WTO's) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).
China and Norway signed a pact on Friday to resume free trade negotiations, marking the end of a six-year diplomatic freeze, a move China called internationally significant, against the backdrop of a rise in protectionist sentiment worldwide.
Trade ministers gathered in Toronto Friday to congratulate each other for pledging to lower internal trade barriers that have irritated businesses for decades.
Every province and territory, as well as the federal government, has signed on to the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), a new deal to co-ordinate trade across interprovincial borders and replace limited rules put in place two decades ago that are no longer up to the job
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) committed to free trade and economic integration on Friday, as protectionism takes hold in the US and the UK.
India and Australia will not sign the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement during the visit of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that begins on Sunday, officials on both sides confirmed on Thursday. They, however, said the negotiations on the free trade pact would continue.
Australia is a step closer to a free trade deal with the European Union, after finally reaching agreement on what such a deal might cover on Thursday.