Legislation | 5 June 2018

China warns that US tariffs could jeopardize current trade talks

China has warned the US that the progress they have made in their ongoing trade negotiations could be undone if proposed US tariffs are brought into effect.

Imports and Exports | 4 June 2018

International trade growth accelerates during first quarter of 2018

International trade growth among G20 nations reached its fastest pace in two years during the first quarter of 2018.

Legislation | 1 June 2018

US imposes steel and aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico

Global trade tensions have been reignited by the decision by the US to go ahead with imposing steel and aluminum tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico.

Legislation | 30 May 2018

EU moves ahead of UK in queue for FTAs with Australia and New Zealand

The EU could be set to commence talks with Australia and New Zealand over free trade agreements in the coming weeks.

Imports and Exports | 29 May 2018

Eurozone trade figures decline in March 2018

Eurozone imports and exports declined in March as global trade tensions continued to have an impact on demand.

Origin Calculation | 25 May 2018

The African Continental Free Trade Area: examining its aims and benefits

The new African Continental Free Trade Area is set to be the largest free trade area since the formation of the WTO, delivering significant benefits across the continent.

Origin Calculation | 23 May 2018

New study highlights potential costs to US of NAFTA withdrawal

A new US industry report has warned of the potentially significant costs to the American economy if the country withdraws from the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Imports and Exports | 21 May 2018

US and China reach compromise to allay fears of trade war

The US and China have averted immediate fears of a trade war after making progress on a new deal designed to reduce the trade deficit between the two nations.

Legislation | 17 May 2018

The Trade Facilitation Agreement: how is its implementation proceeding?

Significant progress has been made towards the global implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement, but further work is still needed to achieve full ratification.

Legislation | 14 May 2018

African Continental Free Trade Area ratified in Kenya and Ghana

Kenya and Ghana have become the first countries to ratify the African Continental Free Trade Area, with many more nations having also commenced the process.