What's New in SICE? (Archive - 2011)
 
  December
    16 December 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Mexico-Peru Free Trade Agreement: Mexican Senate approves FTA
      bullet Central American Countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua)-Mexico: Mexican Senate approves Central American Countries-Mexico FTA
      bullet Canada-India: Third round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia and Israel will negotiate free trade agreement

    09 December 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Tenth round of negotiations
      bullet Colombia-Japan: Meeting of the study group to define negotiations of an economic partnership agreement

  November
    29 November 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S.-South Korea: Korean National Assembly approves U.S.-Korea FTA

    22 November 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Central America-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): EFTA announces FTA negotiations with Central America
      bullet Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (P4): DIRECON's Fifth year assessment of the agreement

    15 November 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP):
        bullet Trans-Pacific Leaders Statement
        bullet TPP Trade Ministers' Report to Leaders
        bullet Outlines of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
        bullet Japan interested in joining TPP negotiations
        bullet Mexico interested in joining TPP negotiations
        bullet Canada to enter into consultations on possible participation in TPP negotiations
      bullet Canada-Panama: Canada introduces legislation to implement Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Canada-Jordan: Canada introduces legislation to implement Canada-Jordan FTA
      bullet Chile and Vietnam sign free trade agreement
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Ecuador
      bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report (DIRECON): Third quarter 2011

    09 November 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Costa Rica-Canada Free Trade Agreement: 1st round of negotiations to expand agreement

    01 November 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-Turkey: Fourth round of free trade negotiations begins
      bullet Central America-European Union: European Commission reviews and approves association agreement
      bullet Chile-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's Fifteenth year assessment of the agreement

  October
    21 October 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet President of the United States signed legislation implementing free trade agreements with
        bullet Colombia
        bullet Panama
        bullet South Korea
      bullet Ninth round of negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Association Agreement
      bullet Conclusion of technical negotiation for the standardization and convergence of existing free trade agreements between Central American Countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua) and Mexico
      bullet Colombia-South Korea: Fifth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Peru-Venezuela: III round of trade negotiations Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Outcome of the 10th Korea-SICA Meeting on Dialogue and Cooperation PDF

    18 October 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-European Union: Ninth round of economic and trade negotiations

    14 October 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Guatemala and Peru conclude free trade negotiations
      bullet Mexico-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement: Mexico signs protocols amending bilateral agreements on agriculture with Norway and Switzerland

    13 October 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet The United States Congress passes free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, as well as Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) reforms, the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), and the Andean Trade Preferences Act PDF
      bullet Canada-Morocco: First round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-China Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's fifth year assessment of the agreement

    06 October 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet The United States House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means approves the Colombia, South Korea and Panama Free Trade Agreements PDF
      bullet The President of the United States submitts implementing legislation for the South Korea, Colombia and Panama Free Trade Agreements PDF

  September
    28 September 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Mexico-Japan: Signing of the Protocol Amending the Japan-Mexico Economic Partnership Agreement
        bullet Text of the Protocol Amending the Japan-Mexico Economic Partnership Agreement PDF
      bullet Central American Countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua)-Mexico: Seventh round of negotiations for the standardization and convergence of their existing trade agreements
      bullet Canada and India to hold next round of negotiations for an economic partnership agreement in October 2011
      bullet Canada and Kuwait sign a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) PDF
      bullet United States-Pakistan: Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Pakistan TIFA Council PDF

    15 September 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-Turkey: Third round of free trade negotiations

    13 September 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Agreement between Colombia and Japan for the Liberalization, Promotion and Protection of Investment
      bullet Colombia-Japan establish study group to define the negotiations of an economic partnership agreement
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Eighth round of negotiations

    06 September 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-Northern Triangle Free Trade Agreement: Latest decisions from the administrative commission
      bullet Chile-India Preferential Trade Agreement: DIRECON's fourth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile-Mexico Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's twelfth year assessment of the agreement

  August
    30 August 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-Thailand: Third round of free trade negotiations
      bullet United States and Israel reaffirm commitment to expand bilateral trade and investment
      bullet Canada and Panama sign memorandum of understanding relating to the interpretation, application and administration of Chapter Four (Customs Procedures) of their free trade agreement

    26 August 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Central American Countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua)-Mexico: Sixth round of negotiations for the standardization and convergence of their existing trade agreements

    18 August 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada and Costa Rica launch negotiations to modernize their existing free trade agreement
      bullet Canada-European Union: Eighth round of economic and trade negotiations

    11 August 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Protocol Modifying the Colombia-Mexico Free Trade Agreement entered into force
        bullet Text of the Protocol Modifying the Colombia-Mexico FTA Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement will come into force on 15 August 2011
      bullet Canada and Honduras to sign free trade agreement

    01 August 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Costa Rica-China Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Peru-South Korea Free Trade Agreement enters into force

  July
    15 July 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA): Second meeting of the Free Trade Commission
      bullet Colombia and South Korea to continue free trade negotiations in August
      bullet Colombia-Turkey: Second round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Guatemala and Trinidad and Tobago begin negotiations of a partial scope agreement Spanish versionPDF

    05 July 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Peru-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Chile-India Preferential Trade Agreement: Third meeting to deepen agreement
      bullet Canada-MERCOSUR: Exploratory conversations to strengthen trade relationship

  June
    22 June 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Canada
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement: Seventh round of negotiations
      bullet Ecuador-Turkey: First round of trade negotiations
      bullet Chile and Vietnam conclude free trade negotiations

    15 June 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Costa Rica-China: President of Costa Rica signs free trade agreement into law
      bullet U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement meets milestones under Action Plan
      bullet Text of the Panama-Peru Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Text of the Agreement between Peru and Japan for an Economic Partnership

    03 June 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-Thailand: Second round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-Australia Free Trade Agreement: First meeting of the administrative commission
      bullet Costa Rica-China: Costa Rican Legislative Assembly approves Costa Rica-China FTA

  May
    31 May 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia and Turkey agree to initiate negotiations for a trade agreement
      bullet Central American Countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua)-Mexico: Fifth round of negotiations for the standardization and convergence of their existing trade agreements
      bullet Peru signs free trade agreements with Costa Rica and Panama
        bullet Text of the Costa Rica-Peru Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Peru and Japan sign Economic Partnership Agreement
      bullet Panama-Trinidad and Tobago: Third round of trade negotiations

    26 May 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-EFTA Free Trade Agreement will enter into force for Colombia, Liechtenstein and Switzerland on 01 July 2011
      bullet Mexico-Northern Triangle Free Trade Agreement: New agreement on textiles enters into force
      bullet Canada-Ukraine: Second round of free trade negotiations

    19 May 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Text of the Trade Agreement between the European Union and Colombia and Peru
      bullet Text of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Central America

    16 May 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Peru and Panama conclude negotiations of a free trade agreement
      bullet Peru and Costa Rica conclude negotiations of a free trade agreement
      bullet Panama and Colombia discuss trade and free trade negotiations
      bullet Panama and South Korea conclude joint study on the feasibility of a free trade agreement Spanish version Spanish versionPDF

    13 May 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet MERCOSUR-European Union: 5th round of negotiations of an association agreement between both regions
      bullet Chile-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Fifth meeting of the Free Trade Commission

    02 May 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Paraguay
      bullet Peru-United States Trade Promotion Agreement: Forest Sector Governance Meetings of the U.S.-Peru Environmental Affairs Council, Environmental Cooperation Commission and Sub-Committee on
      bullet United States and Nepal sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement PDF
        bullet Text of the United States-Nepal Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
      bullet Presidential Declaration on the Pacific Alliance Spanish version Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Ecuador-Guatemala: Second round of negotiations regarding a partial scope economic complementarity agreement

  April
    13 April 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-Thailand: First round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Central American Countries-Peru: Mini round of free trade negotiations

    08 April 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Text of the Mexico-Peru Trade Integration Agreement Spanish version Spanish version

    07 April 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Mexico and Peru conclude negotiations and sign Mexico-Peru Trade Integration Agreement

    06 April 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia and U.S. agree on the "Action Plan Related to Labor Rights"
        bullet Fact Sheet: Benefits of the U.S.-Colombia TPA
        bullet Fact Sheet: Leveling the Playing Field: Labor Protections and the U.S.-Colombia TPA
        bullet Fact Sheet: Trade & the U.S.-Colombia Partnership

    01 April 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Panama and Trinidad and Tobago: Second round of trade negotiations
      bullet Trans-Pacific Association Agreement: Sixth round of negotiations
      bullet 2011 USTR National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers
      bullet 2011 USTR Report on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
      bullet 2011 Report on Technical Barriers to Trade

  March
    25 March 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Peru and South Korea sign free trade agreement
      bullet Central America and the European Union initialed association agreement
      bullet Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation between Brazil and the United States
        bullet English version PDF
        bullet Portuguese version Portuguese versionPDF

    09 March 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-Turkey Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report: Fourth quarter 2010
      bullet USTR publishes 2011 Trade Policy Agenda and 2010 Annual Report

  February
    28 February 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-Honduras: Second round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Central America-Chile Free Trade Agreement: Chile and Nicaragua sign bilateral protocol
      bullet Mexico and Japan agree to broaden Agreement for the Strengthening of the Economic Partnership

    25 February 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet CAFTA-DR: First meeting of the CAFTA-DR Trade Commission

    22 February 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Trans-Pacific Association Agreement (TPP): Fifth round of negotiations
      bullet U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: U.S. and Korea exchange legal texts reflecting agreement concluded in December 2010
      bullet Central America-European Union: XVI meeting of the Central America-EU Joint Commission
      bullet MERCOSUR-European Union: EU Trade Commissioner discusses trade negotiations in Paraguay and Uruguay
      bullet CARICOM-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement enters into force for Costa Rica and Belize

    08 February 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Peru-South Korea Free Trade Agreement: Draft texts of the agreement
      bullet Chile-European Union Association Agreement: Eighth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Colombia-South Korea: Third mini round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Central American Countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua)-Mexico: Fourth round of negotiations for the standardization and convergence of their existing trade agreements
      bullet Canada-Morocco: Launching of free trade negotiations

  January
    28 January 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Panama and Trinidad and Tobago conclude first round of trade negotiations
      bullet Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (P4): Fourth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Canada-European Union: Sixth round of economic and trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-Dominican Republic: Final report on the feasibility of a trade agreement
      bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report: December 2010

    20 January 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Central American Countries-Peru: Second round of free trade negotiations
      bullet North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): Joint Statement of the 2011 Meeting of the Free Trade Commission

    01 January 2011
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-United States Free Trade Agreement: Seven years after the entry into force of the agreement, tariffs for new Chilean products have been eliminated

     
 

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