Imports and Exports | 26 January 2016

China and GCC outline plan for comprehensive FTA in 2016

A new free trade agreement between China and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf has been planned for 2016.

Legislation | 22 January 2016

Relaxation on sanctions 'could help build UK-Iran trade links'

The relaxation of economic and financial sanctions on Iran could open up new commercial trade opportunities for UK businesses.

Legislation | 20 January 2016

India and EU hold meeting to discuss recommencing FTA talks

India and the EU have held a meeting to determine what steps need to be taken to recommence formal talks over a free trade agreement between the regions.

Imports and Exports | 18 January 2016

Chinese international trade declines by less than expected in December

China's exports and imports fell by much less than expected in December 2015, although international trade conditions for the sector remain challenging.

Legislation | 14 January 2016

Plans for Canada-India free trade agreement put on hold

Talks over a potential new free trade agreement between Canada and India have been put on hold due to Canada's focus on the TPP.

Imports and Exports | 12 January 2016

UK exports decline in November 2015

The UK's export performance declined in November 2015, with the country's trade gap narrowed following a drop in oil imports.

Imports and Exports | 11 January 2016

Indian exports 'unlikely to surpass $270bn in 2016'

India's exports are set for a double-digit percentage decline in 2016 and are unlikely to surpass $270 billion, according to the government.

Imports and Exports | 7 January 2016

US trade gap narrows following decline in exports

The US trade gap narrowed in November 2015 as exports fell to their lowest level since early 2012.

Legislation | 6 January 2016

Australia introduces tariff reductions via FTAs with China and Korea

New tariff reductions have taken effect in Australia under the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement and Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement.

Legislation | 5 January 2016

New EU-Ukraine free trade agreement comes into force

A new free trade agreement between the EU and Ukraine has come into force, potentially creating new opportunities for businesses in both territories.