Legislation | 11 January 2018

Canadian government 'preparing for expected US withdrawal from NAFTA'

The Canadian government is increasingly convinced that the US is planning to pull out of the NAFTA trade pact, according to reports.

Legislation | 10 January 2018

A guide to the new EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

Businesses should begin making preparations for the new Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Japan, which represents one of the largest FTAs of its kind.

Legislation | 29 December 2017

Examining Europe's new trade defense rules

Businesses should make an effort to learn all they can about the new EU trade defense rules, which will greatly enhance the union's approach to dealing with dumped and subsidized imports from countries found guilty of state-induced market distortions.

Legislation | 22 December 2017

New EU trade defense rules brought into effect

New trade defense legislation has entered into force in the EU as a means of tackling state-induced market distortions.

Legislation | 1 December 2017

G20 nations 'showing restraint on trade-restrictive measures'

G20 nations are still generally showing restraint on introducing new trade-restrictive measures, according to a new report from the WTO.

Legislation | 17 November 2017

TPP nations agree new framework to revive deal

The 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have agreed terms that will allow them to move ahead with the deal without the involvement of the US.

Legislation | 9 November 2017

US and India hold talks over future of trade relationship

US and Indian government representatives have met to discuss future ways in which the countries' trade relationship can be revised and updated.

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.

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.