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.

Legislation | 10 May 2018

China, Japan and South Korea call for greater cooperation on free trade

Leaders from China, Japan and South Korea have met to discuss the importance of establishing stronger trade links between the nations.

Legislation | 9 May 2018

Officials voice confidence in progress on new NAFTA deal

Officials involved in the renegotiation of NAFTA have expressed confidence that progress is being made, although a major breakthrough is yet to be achieved.

Legislation | 30 April 2018

India and China among countries to hit out against EU investigation of steel imports

Eight countries, including China and India, have criticized the EU's decision to launch a safeguard investigation examining imports of certain steel products.

Legislation | 27 April 2018

Leaders of China and India to discuss free trade during meeting

The leaders of China and India are holding an informal summit in Wuhan this week, with free trade one of the main items on the agenda.

Legislation | 26 April 2018

RCEP negotiations 'making encouraging progress'

The next round of negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership are taking place this week, with solid progress towards a final deal expected.

Legislation | 25 April 2018

EU and Australian leaders voice support for new free trade agreement

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has been discussing the prospect of a new EU-Australian trade agreement with several European leaders.

Legislation | 24 April 2018

EU and Mexico finalize new free trade agreement

A new trade agreement has been reached between the EU and Mexico that will abolish tariffs on the majority of goods traded between the two regions.

Legislation | 5 April 2018

China and US detail further tariffs as trade conflict heats up

The US and China have announced details of new trade tariffs covering around $50 billion on each other's exports, further exacerbating the trade conflict between the nations.