KORUS Free Trade Agreement Update

A revised KORUS Free Trade Agreement Goes into Force on January 1, 2019 KORUS, the free trade agreement between South Korea and United States of America, has been revised and in full effect on January 1, 2019 after the two countries began talks on amendments a year ago. According to The Pulse News, “The official […]

UK and USA Negotiations

Future Free Trade Agreement According to The Hill, “U.K. is on track to officially exit the EU in March 2019.”  In fact, President Trump believes that a deal between the U.S. and U.K. can be struck within three to nine months.  “While EU law prevents the UK from concluding a deal with the US before […]

Bilateral Agreements are Trump’s preferred Trade Agreement Approach

Trump may be rethinking TPP President Trump tells CNBC  he would reconsider the Trans-Pacific Partnership if the United States got a better deal.  In his interview with CNBC, he states, “I would do TPP if we were able to do a substantially better deal.” The thing is that he is a little too late, since […]

Brazil and Argentina move forward with Digital Certificate of Origin

Brazil and Argentina move forward with Digital Certificate of Origin Pilot Project (COD) Aiming to extend and deepen the bilateral trade as well as to promote integration between Brazil and Argentina Marcos Piacitelli of Thomson Reuters states, “Ministers from Brazil and Argentina signed a document in order to guide the technical areas of both countries to […]

Free Trade Agreement Talks between USA and UK

Free Trade Agreement Talks between USA and UK United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Theresa May was the first foreign leader to meet with President Donald Trump this year. They had a meeting on January 27, 2017 and announced plans to work toward a bilateral free trade agreement between USA and UK. Trump expressed his openness to […]

In the News: Free Trade Agreements, CBP news, Suez Canal

In the News Free Trade Agreements, CBP news, Suez Canal China and Uruguay to Sign Free Trade Deal Uruguay intends to strengthen its trade relations with China through a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), said Antonio Carambula, the executive director of the Uruguay XXI – the investment and export promotion institute.  Read full article. Australia and […]

The TPP is Different from Other FTAs

The TPP is Different from Other FTAs Froman Pledges Enforcement of TPP but Says No Renegotiation Excerpt from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade |   October 19, 2015 Speaking on an Oct. 15 conference call arranged by the Council on Foreign Relations, U.S. Trade Representative Mike Froman rejected the idea of renegotiating the recently-concluded Trans-Pacific […]

China and Australia Formally Sign Free Trade Agreement

China and Australia Formally Sign Free Trade Agreement Excerpt from: The Guardian| June 22 2015 Deal aims to remove barriers to exports but Australian opposition vows to scrutinise detail on settling disputes China and Australia have signed a trade agreement that is set to increase market access for Australian beef and wine exporters while boosting Chinese […]

China and South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement

China and South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement Excerpt from: EuroPost | June 5 2015 The deal covers 22 areas including finance and online South Korea and China signed a free trade deal on 1 June that will remove tariffs on more than 90% of goods over two decades. Trade ministers from the two countries […]

White House Report Highlights Positive Impacts of Trade and FTAs

White House Report Highlights Positive Impacts of Trade and FTAs Excerpt from: Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report | May 08 2015 As the debate over trade policy heats up in Washington and around the country, the Obama administration released this week a report highlighting the positive effects of enhanced U.S. trade and free trade […]