Industry News | 28 October 2016

Belgian breakthrough paves the way for CETA signing

A deal has been struck with the Belgian region of Wallonia that will allow the EU's new trade deal with Canada to go ahead as planned.

Legislation | 25 October 2016

Troubles affecting CETA 'could alter Australia's approach to an EU FTA'

The recent troubles affecting the passage of the EU's free trade deal with Canada could affect Australia's intentions of negotiating a similar agreement.

Imports and Exports | 24 October 2016

Japanese export slump extends into 12th consecutive month

Japan has experienced a 12th consecutive month of declining exports, though the performance was nevertheless slightly better than predicted.

Imports and Exports | 21 October 2016

IMF highlights need for increased trade integration in latest global outlook report

The International Monetary Fund has called on the world's governments to maintain their commitment to trade integration in order to overcome the stagnant global growth that has recently been seen.

Industry News | 20 October 2016

EU and China discuss trade issues at talks in Brussels

The EU and China have held talks in Brussels to discuss methods of strengthening trade policy coordination and promoting sustainable growth.

Industry News | 18 October 2016

UK and New Zealand establish bilateral trade policy dialogue

An ongoing trade policy dialogue has been established between the UK and New Zealand following talks between the two nations.

Legislation | 18 October 2016

EU announces new proposals to regulate exports of dual-use items

Improved export controls for dual-use items could soon be introduced by the European Commission, with the aim of improving safety and security while minimizing the administrative burden on European companies.

Legislation | 17 October 2016

Belgian opposition puts progress of EU-Canada trade deal at risk

Opposition from a Belgian region has raised concerns about the further progress of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada.

Imports and Exports | 14 October 2016

Chinese imports and exports see significant decline in September

China's international trade performance fell significantly below expectations in September 2016, sparking fresh fears about the state of the global market.

Industry News | 12 October 2016

US and EU reaffirm commitment to completing TTIP

The US and EU have reaffirmed their commitment to completing TTIP negotiations ahead of the 15th round of negotiations for the deal.