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Stories that are tagged 'trade treaty'

Canada To Fight US Lumber Duties

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Last updated 39 hours ago | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Justin Trudeau has told Donald Trump that his Government will "vigorously defend" the interests of the Canadian softwood lumber industry, following the announcement of new US countervailing duties on Canadian imports. Read Full Story


Canada Consults On Priorities For China FTA Talks

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Monday, April 24, 2017

The Canadian Government is consulting on options for a possible free trade agreement with China. Read Full Story


Australian Business Groups Promote Benefits Of Free Trade

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Friday, April 21, 2017

A group of five Australian business associations has published a factsheet on the benefits of free trade, which argues that tariff cuts have made the average family up to AUD3,900 (USD2,940) better off each year. Read Full Story


Canadian Governments Agree Internal Trade Deal

by Mike Godfrey,, Washington

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Canada's federal, provincial, and territorial governments have signed a new free trade agreement, which will reduce internal barriers to trade, investment, and worker mobility. Read Full Story


Australia Looking To Expand Trade With Japan

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Australia is seeking to progress the implementation of its free trade agreement with Japan, Trade Minister Steven Ciobo has said. Read Full Story


Australia, EU Take Next Step Toward FTA Talks

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Australia and the EU have concluded a joint scoping exercise on a future free trade agreement. Read Full Story


Australia, India To Push Ahead With Trade Talks

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The Prime Ministers of Australia and India will ask their chief negotiators to schedule an early meeting to reinvigorate talks toward a free trade agreement. Read Full Story


EU, Norway Agree Freer Trade For Agricultural Goods

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Monday, April 10, 2017

The EU and Norway have reached an agreement on trade in agricultural products that will grant mutual duty-free access for 36 tariff lines. Read Full Story


MEPs: UK Can't Negotiate Non-EU Free Trade Deals Before Brexit

by Ulrika Lomas,, Brussels

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Members of the European Parliament have said that the UK would breach EU law if it negotiates trade agreements with third countries before it formally leaves the Union. Read Full Story


New Wave Of Australia-Japan FTA Tariff Cuts

by Mary Swire,, Hong Kong

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The fourth round of tariff cuts under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement entered into force on April 1, the Australian Government has announced. Read Full Story




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