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Legislation | 3 November 2017

NAFTA renegotiations 'will fail if US maintains hardline stance'

Canadian foreign ministry official Martin Moen has said it is hard to see a way forward for NAFTA if the US maintains its hardline proposals.


Legislation | 3 November 2017

A guide to China's new Export Control Law

China has released a draft version of a new export control law that promises to usher in some of the more significant changes to Chinese trade regulations to date.


Origin Calculation | 2 November 2017

Germany and UK 'would benefit most from an EU-India trade deal'

Germany and the UK would be the greatest beneficiaries of a trade deal between the EU and India, according to analysts.


Imports and Exports | 31 October 2017

WTO upgrades trade growth forecasts after significant 2017 rebound

The World Trade Organization has upgraded its trade growth forecasts after a significant rebound was seen during the first half of the year.


Origin Calculation | 30 October 2017

TPP member nations meet in Japan to secure progress on deal

The remaining members of the TPP agreement are convening in Japan with the aim of moving the deal forward without the US.


Legislation | 30 October 2017

European Commission outlines extensive planned overhaul of VAT system

The European Commission has outlined proposals for a wide-ranging revamp of the current VAT system to make it easier to use and more resistant to fraudulent behavior.


Legislation | 26 October 2017

US outlines new GSP eligibility crackdown

The US has outlined plans for a renewed effort to ensure the eligibility criteria of the Generalized System of Preferences trade program are being adhered to.


Legislation | 24 October 2017

EU: Post-Brexit trade deal likely to be similar to CETA

The EU has suggested that any future trade deal with the UK would likely be similar to the CETA deal recently struck with Canada.


Origin Calculation | 20 October 2017

NAFTA renegotiation talks stall on crucial disagreements

Talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement have hit a roadblock, with representatives having difficulty reconciling the priorities of the US with those of Canada and Mexico.


Imports and Exports | 17 October 2017

Chinese imports and exports remain strong in September

China's international trade performance picked up again in September, offering evidence that the country's economy is experiencing a strong period.