What's New in SICE? (Archive - 2012)
 
  December
    11 December 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet European Parliament approves
        bullet Trade Agreement between the EU, Colombia and Peru
        bullet EU-Central America Association Agreement
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Nicaragua
      bullet Central America-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Fifth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Fifteenth round of negotiations

  November
    27 November 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet First round of negotiations for the Japan-Canada Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
      bullet Colombia and Japan to hold first round of negotiations for an economic partnership agreement
      bullet Canada and European Union move towards conclusion of trade negotiations
      bullet U.S. and Colombia conclude first meeting of the U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Commission
      bullet Intersessional round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) negotiations
      bullet Bolivia has been formally invited to join as a full member the MERCOSUR bloc Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Spain and Uruguay join the Pacific Alliance as observer states, along with Costa Rica and Panama, candidate countries to become full Pacific Alliance members Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Mexican Senate approves Pacific Alliance Framework Agreement Spanish versionPDF

    07 November 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Australia to pursue free trade area of the Asia-Pacific PDF
      bullet Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement: Canadian Government tabled agreement in Parliament to modernize and expand existing FTA with Chile
      bullet Central America-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Fourth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia and Costa Rica conclude third round of negotiations for a free trade agreement
      bullet Canada and Japan will meet on 26 November 2012 for the first full round of trade negotiations

  October
    23 October 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement to enter into force on 31 October 2012
      bullet Colombia and Costa Rica: Third round of negotiations for a free trade agreement
      bullet Central America and Korea held talks to lay the groundwork for possible free trade negotiations Spanish versionPDF

  September
    28 September 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-Jordan Free Trade Agreement to enter into force on 1 October 2012
      bullet Chile-Central America Free Trade Agreement: Chile-Nicaragua bilateral protocol expected to enter into force on 19 October 2012
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Fourteenth round of negotiations
      bullet Colombia and Japan to negotiate an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
      bullet Colombia and Costa Rica: Second round of negotiations for a free trade agreement
      bullet Colombia and Israel conclude third round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia-Singapore: Second round of negotiations for a bilateral investment treaty Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Canada and China signed Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) PDF
      bullet Chile-Japan Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement: DIRECON's fifth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile-India Preferential Trade Agreement: DIRECON's fifth year assessment of the agreement

  August
    31 August 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-Thailand: Sixth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's fifteenth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile-Korea Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's eighth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report: January-July 2012
      bullet Canada-Jordan Free Trade Agreement: Canada approves legislation to implement the agreement
      bullet International Trade Reports from El Salvador's Ministry of Economy
      bullet Belize and El Salvador to negotiate partial scope agreement Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Colombia-Singapore: First round of negotiations for a bilateral investment treaty Spanish versionPDF

    07 August 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile and Hong Kong conclude negotiations for a free trade agreement
      bullet Colombia-Singapore: First round of negotiations for an investment agreement Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Colombia and Costa Rica: First round of negotiations for a free trade agreement
      bullet Peru-China Free Trade Agreement: First meeting of the Free Trade Commission

  July
    31 July 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Venezuela formally becomes full member of MERCOSUR PDF

    10 July 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet European Union and Central America sign Association Agreement
      bullet Peru-EFTA Free Trade Agreement enters into force for Peru and Norway
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Thirteenth round of negotiations
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Colombia
      bullet United States Trade Representative's Sixth Report to the U.S. Congress on the Operation of the Andean Trade Preference Act as Amended
      bullet Panama joins the Central American Economic Integration System Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Venezuela to become full member of MERCOSUR on 31 July 2012 Spanish versionPDF

  June
    27 June 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia, Peru and the European Union sign comprehensive trade agreement
      bullet Colombia and Korea conclude free trade negotiations
      bullet Canada-Morocco: Third round of negotiations for a free trade agreement

    22 June 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Andean Countries-European Union: Agreement between Peru, Colombia and the European Union will be signed on 26 June 2012
      bullet Colombia and Costa Rica signed General Framework for free trade negotiations

    19 June 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Canada is invited to join the TPP negotiations

    18 June 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Mexico is invited to join the TPP negotiations

    12 June 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-Costa Rica: Fourth round of negotiations to expand their free trade agreement
      bullet Colombia-Korea: Seventh round of free trade negotiations

    08 June 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet IV Summit of the Pacific Alliance: Declaration Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Central America-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Second round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia and Costa Rica announce the launch of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia-Turkey: Sixth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-Thailand: Fifth round of free trade negotiations

  May
    29 May 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Guatemala-Trinidad and Tobago: Second round of negotiations for a partial scope agreement
      bullet U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement: First meeting of the Joint Committee

    16 May 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-United States Trade Promotion Agreement enters into force
      bullet Mexico-Uruguay Free Trade Agreement: Fourth meeting of the Mexico-Uruguay Free Trade Commission
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Twelfth round of negotiations
      bullet Colombia-China: Establishment of a joint study group to assess feasibility of a free trade agreement Spanish versionPDF

    08 May 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Panama-Peru Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet USTR 2012 Special Report on Intellectual Property Rights
      bullet Panama-United States Free Trade Agreement: Signing of agreement on environmental cooperation
        bullet Text of the Panama-U.S. Agreement on Environmental Cooperation

  April
    26 April 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-Korea: VI round of free trade negotiations

    25 April 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Uruguay
      bullet Chile-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement enters into force

    19 April 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-Costa Rica: Third round of negotiations to expand their free trade agreement
      bullet Guatemala-Trinidad and Tobago: First round of negotiations for a partial scope agreement
      bullet Colombia-Venezuela Partial Scope Agreement enters into force

    16 April 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-United States Trade Promotion Agreement to enter into force on 15 May 2012

    13 April 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet CAFTA-DR (Central America-Dominican Republic-United States) Free Trade Agreement: Sixth meeting of the CAFTA-DR Environmental Affairs Council
      bullet Peru-Thailand Free Trade Agreement: VIII round of negotiations to review agreement
      bullet Chile-Hong Kong: Second round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-Korea Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's eighth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile-Australia Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's third year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile-Peru Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's third year assessment of the agreement

    04 April 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet 2012 USTR National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers
      bullet 2012 USTR Report on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
      bullet 2012 USTR Report on Technical Barriers to Trade
      bullet North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): Joint Statement of the 2012 Meeting of the Free Trade Commission
      bullet Colombia-Korea: Fifth mini round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement: Chilean Parliament ratifies agreement
      bullet Central American Countries-Peru: Peruvian Government ratifies the Costa Rica-Peru Trade Agreement

  March
    28 March 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-Thailand: Fourth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Canada and Japan launch free trade negotiations
      bullet Canada and MERCOSUR hold exploratory trade talks to strengthen their trade relationship
      bullet Canada and Thailand announce exploratory talks towards a free trade agreement format PDF

    19 March 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Andean Countries-European Union: Council of the European Union clears free trade agreement with Colombia and Peru
      bullet U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Colombian Government to submit FTA implementation package to Congress
      bullet Colombia and Israel conclude first round of free trade negotiations
      bullet EU-MERCOSUR: Statement issued after the 8th round of negotiations on the future association agreement

    13 March 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet EU-MERCOSUR: XXIV Meeting of the Bi-Regional Negotiations Committee
      bullet Colombia and Israel agree to initiate negotiations for a trade agreement
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Costa Rica interested in joining TPP negotiations

    08 March 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Trinidad and Tobago

    06 March 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Central America-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): First round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Eleventh round of negotiations
      bullet USTR publishes 2012 Trade Policy Agenda and 2011 Annual Report

    01 March 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Agreement between Peru and Japan for an Economic Partnership enters into force
      bullet Text of the Guatemala-Peru Free Trade Agreement Spanish version

  February
    22 February 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S.-Korea FTA will enter into force on 15 March 2012
      bullet Colombia-Uruguay: First round of trade negotiations to deepen trade relations
      bullet Canada-India: Fourth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia-Turkey: Fifth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Joint Committee Meeting of the United-States-Israel Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Chile-European Union Association Agreement: DIRECON's ninth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report (DIRECON): Fourth quarter 2011

    13 February 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-Costa Rica: Second round of negotiations to expand their free trade agreement
      bullet Colombia-Venezuela: Last round of negotiations of a trade agreement
      bullet Peru-Venezuela: Fifth round of negotiations of a trade partial scope agreement
      bullet Canada and China: Conclusion of negotiations toward a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) between Canada and China format PDF

    10 February 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-Hong Kong, China: First round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-India: Fourth meeting to deepen their preferential trade agreement

    02 February 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Mexico-Peru Free Trade Agreement enters into force

  January
    27 January 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet CAFTA-DR Free Trade Agreement: Second meeting of the Free Trade Commission

    19 January 2012
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Mexico-Peru Free Trade Agreement: Government of Mexico issues decree approving Mexico-Peru FTA
      bullet Central American Countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua)-Mexico: Government of Mexico issues decree approving Mexico-Central American Countries Free Trade Agreement
        bullet Text of the Mexico and Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Chile-United States Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's eighth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Text of the Chile-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement
        bullet Peru-Thailand Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Texts of the Peru-Thailand Free Trade Agreement

     
 

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