Preferential Trade updates May 2023

Brazil hopes for conclusion to EU-Mercosur trade deal this year Brazil hopes the Mercosur trade deal with the European Union (EU) will be concluded this year, a government official said on Sunday, ending years of delay and opening the way to increased trade between the two regions. The EU and the Mercosur bloc of Argentina, […]

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Preferential Trade updates April 2023

ASEAN, China start negotiations on upgrading bilateral FTA The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and China started the first round of negotiations on the upgrade of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Area (ACFTA) at a meeting of the Working Group on Standards, Technical Regulations, and Conformity Assessment Procedures (WG-STRACAP) on April 11. This meeting […]

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Preferential Trade updates March 2023

ASEAN, Australia, New Zealand complete negotiation for FTA upgrade The Joint Committee (FJC) for the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA) agreement has completed the negotiations for upgrading the plurilateral free trade deal at its recent 20th meeting in Indonesia. Dina Kurniasari, Director General of ASEAN Negotiation under the Indonesian Ministry of Trade, said that […]

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Preferential Trade updates February 2023

China-ASEAN negotiations enter next round The first-round consultations of Version 3.0 China-ASEAN Free Trade Area (FTA) negotiations started on February 7. Relevant authorities of China and the ASEAN countries, as well as officials from the ASEAN Secretariat, attended the meeting via video link. The two sides held in-depth discussions on the procedural rules, organizational arrangements […]

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Preferential Trade updates January 2023

Canada extends copyright protection another 20 years to meet new trade obligation Canada will not add any new books, songs or plays to the public domain until 2043 after the government pushed through a change in copyright laws just before the end of 2022. Until December 30, copyright protection for literary, dramatic, musical or artistic […]

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Preferential Trade updates December 2022

Australia targets EU trade deal in first half of 2023 Australia is pushing to seal a free trade agreement with EU authorities in the first half of 2023. The European Union and Australia opened free trade negotiations in 2018 and have held 13 rounds of talks. But a deal has been held up by EU […]

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