Origin Calculation | 2 July 2018

RCEP nations aim to close free trade deal before end of 2018

The nations involved in the RCEP negotiations have made a joint commitment to aim for a final deal by the end of the year.

Origin Calculation | 29 June 2018

Global report highlights ongoing progress on trade facilitation, despite challenges

Efforts to improve trade facilitation standards worldwide continue to make progress, according to a new report from the OECD.

Origin Calculation | 19 June 2018

Examining the aims of the EU's FTA plans with Australia and New Zealand

The EU has received the green light to start trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand, with the aim of securing broad-ranging free trade agreements that could deliver significant benefits.

Origin Calculation | 7 June 2018

EU approves new rebalancing duties on US products

The EU has endorsed the introduction of new duties on an initial €2.8 billion of US imports as part of its response to the US tariffs on steel and aluminum products.

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.

Origin Calculation | 30 April 2018

A closer look at the new EU-Mexico trade agreement

The new free trade agreement between the EU and Mexico is set to deliver benefits for a wide range of industries, with the agricultural sector likely to see particularly pronounced gains.

Origin Calculation | 28 February 2018

EU and Japan 'set to sign free trade deal by summer 2018'

The EU and Japan could have a new trade deal in place within a few months.

Origin Calculation | 28 February 2018

WTO hails impact of Trade Facilitation Agreement on first anniversary

The Trade Facilitation Agreement is a year old - and most World Trade Organization members have now fully implemented it.

Origin Calculation | 28 February 2018

Could the CPTPP deal pose a threat to NAFTA?

The new CPTPP free trade agreement has come a step closer to reality - but concerns have arisen that it could pose a threat to the future of NAFTA.