EVFTA to introduce new dispute resolution tribunal

The European Commission and Vietnam’s Ministry of Trade and Industry have agreed on the final text for the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), formally concluding the legal review of the document.

  • Anti-dumping duties removed, Chinese shoemakers eye EU high-end market

    WENZHOU, Zhejiang, April 20 (Xinhua) -- Since the European Union (EU) erased anti-dumping duties, shoemakers in east China's Zhejiang Province have shifted from a low-cost strategy to target the high-end EU market.

  • S Korean president calls for U.S. approval of FTA

    SEOUL, April 19 (Xinhua) -- South Korean President Lee Myung- bak on Tuesday asked visiting U.S. senators to make efforts to get a free trade agreement between Seoul and Washington endorsed soon, Lee's office said.

  • India, Turkey to discuss FTA to boost trade

    Turkey today said it will discuss opening up of their markets with India under a free trade agreement (FTA

  • EU-Korea FTA Faces Obstacles

    Following a previous delay while translation errors were corrected, approval of South Korea’s free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union was further delayed by a rejection from its parliamentary subcommittee on trade and foreign affairs.

  • China, Brazil To Boost Bilateral Trade

    Brazil and its most important trading partner, China, have agreed to key new bilateral trade deals, expected to generate USD1.5bn in business and lower barriers to entry to the Chinese market for higher added-value products from Brazil.

  • UK Business Leaders Issue Doha Warning

    Representatives of leading international businesses in the UK have published a letter expressing their concerns about the "precarious state" of the Doha Round Talks, eliciting a strong response from Business Secretary Vince Cable, who has agreed that 2011 is a "make or break year".

  • Post-WTO ruling on aviation sector subsidies, US opens doors to negotiations

    With WTO rulings on illegal subsidies damning airplane manufacturers on both sides of the Atlantic, the Obama Administration has finally come round to doing what aviation sector specialists have long predicted - open doors...

  • Inflation in China Poses Big Threat to Global Trade

    SHANGHAI — As the United States and Europe struggle to get their economies rolling again, China is having the opposite problem: figuring out how to keep its revved-up growth engine from generating runaway inflation.