Industry News | 18 September 2017

UK sets out plans for new trade and investment relationship with Canada

British prime minister Theresa May has traveled to Canada with the aim of securing a new trade and investment partnership based on the European CETA deal.

Imports and Exports | 15 September 2017

German import growth outpaces exports in July

German import growth outpaced exports during July 2017, resulting in a narrower trade surplus for the month.

Legislation | 13 September 2017

EU-Ukraine Association Agreement enters into full force

The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement has now entered into full force, bringing strong trade links between the two territories.

Legislation | 11 September 2017

Negotiators complete second round of NAFTA discussions

The second round of NAFTA renegotiations has concluded after further intensive discussions, although the threat of the US pulling out of the deal entirely remains.

Imports and Exports | 8 September 2017

China sees further import and export growth during August 2017

China's import data exceeded expectations during August 2017, though exports fell below forecasts.

Industry News | 6 September 2017

China calls for fresh commitment to free trade from BRICS nations

Chinese president Xi Jinping has called on other emerging economies to renew their commitment to free trade and globalization to tackle rising uncertainty.

Legislation | 5 September 2017

RCEP: What barriers still need to be overcome?

Asian nations are making efforts to bring the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership into fruition, but numerous sticking points continue to frustrate attempts to close the deal.

Industry News | 4 September 2017

British and German business organizations call for trade-focused Brexit approach

The British Chambers of Commerce and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce have called for trade issues to be prioritized as Brexit talks continue.

Industry News | 1 September 2017

International trade improves again in second quarter of 2017

New OECD data has shown that international trade among G20 nations increased once again in the second quarter of 2017.

Legislation | 31 August 2017

South Korea and US butt heads over free trade agreement

The US and South Korea have commenced talks about a potential renegotiation of their existing free trade deal, but a number of areas of disagreement have already emerged that could make the process more difficult.