What's New in SICE? (Archive - 2006)
 
  December
    20 December 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
        bullet United States and Panama complete Trade Promotion Agreement Negotiations

  November
    22 November 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet United States and Colombia Sign Trade Promotion Agreement
      bullet Chile and Japan conclude free trade agreement negotiations
      bullet Chile and Colombia conclude free trade agreement negotiations
      bullet Chile and Mexico agree on Government Procurement Chapter

    06 November 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet United States-Uruguay Bilateral Investment Treaty Enters into Force
      bullet CARICOM-United States Trade and Investment Council (TIC) Revitalised Offsite link
      bullet Chile and Colombia conclude negotiation of a free trade agreement
      bullet United States-Central America-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (US-CAFTA-DR): Secretariat for Environmental Matters begins operations

  October
    10 October 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Joint Statement between the United States and Peru

    06 October 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. signs legislation to implement U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement

    03 October 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet VI meeting of the Joint Commission on Trade and Investment Uruguay - United States: Joint Communiqué

    02 October 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile - China Free Trade Agreement enters into force on October 1st
      bullet Decree No 317 enacting the Chile - China Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Colombia - El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras (Central American Northern Triangle): fourth round of free trade agreement negotiations Spanish version Offsite link
      bullet United States and Uruguay celebrate VI meeting of the Joint Commission on Trade and Investment on October 2-3
      bullet Andean Community Decision No 645 formalizes Chile's entry as an Associate Member
      bullet Peru - Singapore held III Round of Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
      bullet U.S. and South Korea conclude third round of free trade agreement negotiations Offsite link

  September
    28 September 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. and Uruguay consider expanding trade agreement through existing Bilateral Investment Treaty

    21 September 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile becomes Associate Member of the Andean Community
      bullet U.S. Senate Approves U.S. - Uruguay Bilateral Investment Treaty

    11 September 2006
    Trade Agreements
      bullet Text of the Chile - Peru Free Trade Agreement Spanish versionPDF
      bullet MERCOSUR: Award of the Ad Hoc Arbitral Tribunal established to resolve the dispute between Uruguay and Argentina regarding the “Failure of the Republic of Argentina to adopt appropriate measures to prevent and/or eliminate impediments in Argentine territory to free access to the routes to the international bridges Gral. San Martín y Gral. Artigas” Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Chile announces negotiations for second phase of the Chile - China FTA
      bullet Chile and Japan conclude fourth round of free trade agreement negotiations

  August
    30 August 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile and Peru sign Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
      bullet United States and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Offsite link
      bullet Argentina and Mexico sign 15th Additional Protocol to the Economic Complementation Agreement No 6 broadening the bilateral agreement by 1.500 tariff lines Spanish version Offsite link

    25 August 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. President notifies Congress of intent to enter into a free trade agreement with Colombia

    23 August 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Andean Community: Decision No 641 - Andean Community and Venezuela agree to keep trade advantages fully and reciprocally effective
      bullet U.S. and Cambodia sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Offsite link PDF
      bullet U.S. - Chile Free Trade Agreement: 2005 Annual Product Review and Tariff Determinations Offsite link PDF

    23 August 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. - Bahrain Free Trade Agreement enters into force on August 1st
      bullet Latest decisions from MERCOSUR Spanish Portuguese Spanish version
      bullet Chile and Colombia agree to begin free trade agreement negotiations Spanish Offsite link Spanish version

  July
    24 July 2006
    Trade Agreements
      bullet Final Text of the United States - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Joint Communiqué of the Presidents of MERCOSUR Countries and Associated States
      bullet U.S. and Malaysia hold second round of free trade agreement negotiations
      bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of Nicaragua
      bullet MERCOSUR and Pakistan sign Framework Trade Agreement Spanish version

    17 July 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Andean Community - European Union: High Level Meeting - Joint Minutes
      bullet Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (Chile - Brunei, New Zealand, Singapore): Chilean Senate Agriculture Commission approves Agreement
      bullet Taiwan approves free trade agreement with Nicaragua
      bullet Central American Integration System: Outcome of the XXVIII Ordinary Meeting of Heads of State and Government
      bullet U.S. and South Korea conclude second round of free trade agreement negotiations Offsite link
      bullet Colombia - El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras (Central American Northern Triangle): second round of free trade agreement negotiations Spanish Offsite link Spanish version

    10 July 2006
    Trade Agreements
      bullet Text of the Chile - Panama Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Twenty-Seventh Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM): Communiqué
      bullet Guatemala - Taiwan Free Trade Agreement entered into force on July 1st
      bullet Guatemala and Panama conclude second round of negotiations of a bilateral protocol to the Central America - Panama Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Updated Matrix on the Establishment of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy: Summary of Status of Key Elements

    05 July 2006
    Trade Agreements:
      bullet MERCOSUR countries and Venezuela sign final version of the Protocol of Accession of Venezuela
      bullet Final version of the Protocol of Accession of Venezuela

    03 July 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet CAFTA-DR enters into force for Guatemala
      bullet U.S. - Oman Free Trade Agreement: U.S. Senate approves the Agreement
      bullet Chile and Panama sign Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Guatemala and Taiwan sign instruments of ratification of Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Argentina and Brazil conclude Agreement on Auto Sector Portuguese Offsite link
      bullet Guatemala and Belize sign Partial Scope Agreement Spanish Offsite link Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Panama - Guatemala: second round of negotiations of a bilateral protocol to the Central America - Panama Free Trade Agreement Spanish Offsite link Spanish version
      bullet Central American Customs Union: XII round of negotiations

  June
    26 June 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. and Vietnam review implementation of Bilateral Trade Agreement Offsite link
      bullet Andean Community Decision No 633: Composition of the Andean Community Court of Justice

    19 June 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet MERCOSUR countries sign Protocol of Accession of Venezuela
      bullet U.S. and Malaysia conclude first round of free trade agreement negotiations
      bullet U.S. Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA): Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru request extension Offsite link
      bullet Argentina and Mexico agree to deepen Economic Complementation Agreement No 6 Spanish Offsite link Spanish version

    12 June 2006
    Trade Agreements:
      bullet Chile - China Free Trade Agreement: Text and tariff schedules
      bullet Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia - El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras (Central American Northern Triangle): first round of free trade agreement negotiations Spanish Offsite link Spanish version
      bullet Panama - Singapore: Panama's National Assembly ratifies Free Trade Agreement Spanish Offsite link Spanish version

    05 June 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Central American Integration System: Complementary Agreement on the Participation of the Dominican Republic
      bullet Central America - Panama Free Trade Agreement: El Salvador and Panama sign First Protocol Amending their Bilateral Protocol Spanish Offsite link
      bullet El Salvador and Taiwan to conclude Free Trade Agreement in October
      bullet Colombia - Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras): begin negotiations of a free trade agreement Spanish Offsite link

  May
    31 May 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. and Vietnam sign Bilateral Market Access Agreement Offsite link
      bullet Venezuela denounces Economic Complementation Agreement No 33 with Mexico and Colombia (G-3) Spanish Offsite link Spanish version

    25 May 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet MERCOSUR: Protocol of Accession of Venezuela
      bullet Andean Community: Declaration of the Andean Parliament with respect to Venezuela's denunciation of the Cartagena Agreement

    22 May 2006
    Trade Agreements:
      bullet Proposed United States - Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Texts Spanish version
      bullet Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of Uruguay
      bullet Colombia and Switzerland sign Bilateral Investment Treaty Spanish version Offsite link

    15 May 2006
    Trade Agreements:
      bullet Proposed United States - Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Texts
      bullet Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Andean Community - European Union agreed to work towards an Association Agreement
      bullet Central America - European Union announce Free Trade Agreement negotiations
      bullet Central American Common Market: report on Central American Economic Integration

    08 May 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Central American Customs Union: XI round of negotiations
      bullet Panama - Guatemala: first round of negotiations of a bilateral protocol to the Central America - Panama Free Trade Agreement Spanish Offsite link Spanish version
      bullet Costa Rica - CARICOM Free Trade Agreement: Free Trade Agreement between Costa Rica and CARICOM enters into force for Guyana

    01 May 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Andean Community: impact studies of U.S. - Peru and U.S. - Colombia free trade agreements
      bullet Andean Countries - U.S. negotiations: progress report on the XIV round of negotiations between the United States and Ecuador
      bullet Honduras accedes to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Patent Cooperation Treaty Offsite link

  April
    24 April 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Venezuela officially announces decision to withdraw from Andean Community
      bullet Costa Rica - Panama: third round of negotiations of a bilateral protocol to the Central America - Panama Free Trade Agreement Spanish Offsite link Spanish version
      bullet U.S. and Southern Africa Customs Union (SACU) remain committed to concluding a comprehensive free trade agreement

    17 April 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Uruguay - U.S. Joint Commission on Trade and Investment sets goal for 2006
      bullet Central America - Panama Free Trade Agreement: Third round of bilateral protocol negotiations Spanish Offsite link Spanish version
      bullet Andean Community: Latest decisions

    13 April 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. and Peru sign Trade Promotion Agreement

    10 April 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. - Uruguay: Fifth Joint Commission on Trade and Investment
      bullet Panama and Nicaragua resume trade negotiations Spanish Offsite link Spanish version
      bullet Costa Rica and Israel begin negotiations of an agreement for the encouragement and reciprocal protection of investment Spanish Offsite link Spanish version
      bullet Chile - Korea Free Trade Agreement: second annual assessment
      bullet USTR: 2006 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers
      bullet CARIFORUM-EU: Fifth Meeting of Principal Negotiators - Joint Statement
      bullet Updated Matrix on the Establishment of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy: Summary of Status of Key Elements

    03 April 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet CAFTA-DR: Entry into force for Honduras and Nicaragua
      bullet United States - Singapore Free Trade Agreement: second annual review
      bullet Guatemala and Colombia sign Framework Agreement to Negotiate a Free Trade Agreement Spanish Offsite link Spanish version

  March
    27 March 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet CAFTA-DR: Honduras approves implementing legislation
      bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of the United States
      bullet NAFTA: Meeting of the NAFTA Free Trade Commission
      bullet Dispute Settlement Section
      bullet NAFTA - Decision of the Panel in the matter: Certain Softwood Lumber Products from Canada (CVD) - (Secretariat File No. USA-CDA-2002-1904-03) PDF
      bullet NAFTA - Decision of the Panel in the matter: Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico - Sunset Review of the Antidumping Duty Order (Secretariat File No. USA-MEX-2001-1904-03) PDF
      bullet NAFTA - Decision of the Panel in the matter: Oil Country Tubular Goods from Mexico - Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review and Determination not to Revoke) (Secretariat File No. USA-MEX-2001-1904-05) PDF

    20 March 2006
    Trade Agreements
      bullet Panama - Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Final text Spanish version
      bullet U.S. - Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Summary of the text
      bullet MERCOSUR: Meeting of the Trade Commission

    13 March 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile and India sign Preferential Trade Agreement
      bullet Text of the Agreement PDF
      bullet United States and Malaysia announce intent to negotiate free trade agreement
      bullet Peru - Chile Economic Complementation Agreement No 38: IV Round of Negotiations to deepen agreement
      bullet Central American Integration System: Declaration of Panama

    06 March 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Panama and Singapore sign free trade agreement
      bullet Guatemala - Taiwan: Guatemalan Congress ratifies free trade agreement
      bullet Chile - Mexico Free Trade Agreement: Assessment
      bullet European Union - Central America: XIV Meeting of the Joint Commission
      bullet Chile holds first meetings of working groups to plan assessment studies of free trade agreements with Thailand and Malaysia

  February
    27 February 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet United States and Colombia conclude free trade agreement
      bullet Chile and Japan conclude first round of free trade agreement negotiations
      bullet Central American Vice Ministers conclude joint assessment phase for an association agreement with the European Union
      bullet Chile - Panama Free Trade Agreement: summary of texts
      bullet Peru - Chile Economic Complementation Agreement No 38: III Round of Negotiations to deepen agreement

    21 February 2006
    Trade Agreements:
      bullet Peru - Thailand Free Trade Agreement: Protocol to Accelerate the Liberalization of Trade in Goods and Trade Facilitation

    13 February 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile and Panama conclude free trade agreement negotiations
      bullet MERCOSUR: Permanent Review Tribunal issues award in "Prohibición de Importación de Neumáticos Remoldeados Procedentes del Uruguay" Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Complementary Award Spanish versionPDF

    06 February 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S. and South Korea announce intent to negotiate free trade agreement Offsite link
      bullet Mexico and Peru conclude first round of negotiations to broaden Economic Complementation Agreement No 8 English Offsite link Spanish version
      bullet Chile - Panama: Progress in XV Round of Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
      bullet Chile and Peru continue negotiations to deepen Economic Complementation Agreement No 38
      bullet Joint EFTA-Chile Committee meets to discuss various aspects of the agreement
      bullet Andean Community - European Union: Andean countries agree to define a special common tariff for the EU

  January
    30 January 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet CARICOM: Formal launch of the CARICOM Single Market
      bullet Chile and Mexico sign Economic Association Agreement
      bullet Chile - European Union Association Agreement: III Meeting of the Association Committee
      bullet Chile and Panama agree to a new round of free trade agreement negotiations
      bullet Guatemala and Morocco explore possibility of a free trade agreement Spanish Offsite link Spanish version

    23 January 2006
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile and Panama to expedite Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
      bullet Andean Community: Peru fully incorporated into the Andean free trade area
      bullet ALADI: Preliminary report on the evolution of the process of integration in 2005
      bullet Chile and Malaysia initiate feasibility study for a possible free trade agreement
      bullet Colombia and El Salvador agree to negotiate a free trade agreement Spanish version Offsite link
      bullet Colombia and Guatemala agree to begin negotiations of a free trade agreement Spanish version Offsite link
      bullet Summit of the Americas
        bullet Results of the IV Summit of the Americas Offsite link
        bullet Communiqué Regarding the Doha Development Round
        bullet Private Sector Forum
      bullet FTAA
        bullet Letters to the FTAA Trade Negotiations Committee (TNC) Co-Chairs
      bullet Dispute Settlement Section:
        bullet WTO - Report of the Appellate Body: European Communities - Customs Classification of Frozen Boneless Chicken Cuts (WT/DS269/AB/R - WT/DS286/AB/R)

    20 January 2006
    Trade Policy Developments:
      bullet U.S. and Oman sign Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Trade Agreements:
      bullet Text of the Guatemala - Taiwan Free Trade Agreement Spanish version

    17 January 2006
    Trade Policy Developments:
      bullet Text of the Trade Promotion Agreement between the United States and Peru
      bullet Uruguayan Parliament approves Bilateral Investment Treaty with the United States
      bullet U.S. and Thailand Conclude 6th round of Free Trade Agreement Talks

     
 

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