Legislation | 27 September 2017

EU outlines new objectives for 'balanced and progressive' trade policy

The European Commission has outlined a number of new steps it will be taking to achieve a more "balanced and progressive" trade policy for the EU.

Legislation | 25 September 2017

EU-Canada trade deal enters into provisional force

The new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada has entered into force provisionally.

Imports and Exports | 21 September 2017

Japanese imports and exports beat expectations in August

Japanese exports and imports both exceeded expectations during August 2017, with the rise in exports marking the biggest gain in almost four years.

Legislation | 20 September 2017

Hong Kong and ASEAN successfully negotiate new free trade deal

Negotiations have successfully concluded on a new free trade agreement between Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

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.