CPTPP Partners Gear Up for Signing Ceremony, Ratification Process

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22 February 2018
22 February 2018
Countries in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are preparing to gather in Santiago, Chile, in two weeks to sign the updated trade accord, whose text was released publicly on Wednesday 21 February. The CPTPP is the successor to the Trans-Pacific...
22 February 2018
The prospect of US tariffs on imported steel and aluminium has drawn scrutiny and concern from industry groups and government officials from various trading partners, as well as from some domestic lawmakers, following the release of reports from the US Commerce Department on 16 February that...
22 February 2018
The Canadian federal government confirmed an update to its energy regulations last week aimed at speeding up its efforts to lower its reliance on coal-fired power generation, citing the environmental and public health benefits of the move. The news came just weeks after Chile confirmed plans to...
22 February 2018
Canada and the South American trading bloc Mercosur are reportedly expected to announce the formal launch of trade talks next month, during a meeting on 9 March between Canadian trade minister François-Philippe Champagne and his Mercosur counterparts in Asunción, Paraguay. “The stars are sort of...
22 February 2018
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in India this week for a series of talks with domestic leaders and business officials, including a highly anticipated meeting on Friday 23 February with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that is slated to focus on trade, investment, and other shared...
22 February 2018
Coming Soon 26 February, London, UK. NEXT STEPS FOR THE INDICATORS OF ILLEGAL LOGGING. This Chatham House workshop will focus on illegal logging, looking at different efforts underway in monitoring policy directed at the forestry sector and using this information to inform future initiatives...
22 February 2018
TRADE FOR DEVELOPMENT NEWS. Published by the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) (February 2018). This new platform is designed as a platform for sharing EIF stories, along with other topics that involve Aid for Trade, trade and development, and related subjects. Materials shared on the site come...