What's New in SICE? (Archive - 2013)
 
  December
    10 December 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Ninth World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference: Bali Ministerial Declaration PDF
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Statement of the Ministers and Heads of Delegation
      bullet European Union-Central America Association Agreement in force for Guatemala since 01 December 2013

  November
    25 November 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-Japan: Fourth round of negotiations for the Japan-Canada Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
      bullet United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Report of the Environmental Affairs Council Pursuant to Article 20.7.4 of the FTA
      bullet United States and Morocco sign Bilateral Trade Facilitation Agreement

    15 November 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Text of the Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
      bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of Peru
      bullet United States and European Union conclude second round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations
      bullet Mexico-Panama: Third round of free trade negotiations

    11 November 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada and Honduras sign Free Trade Agreement

  October
    22 October 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Text of the Colombia-Israel Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Text of the Colombia-Panama Free Trade Agreement Spanish version

    18 October 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-European Union (EU): Conclusion of negotiations of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

    08 October 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile and Thailand sign Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Colombia and Israel sign Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Agreement to amend the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement entered into force
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Trade Ministers from TPP participating countries met to further advance the negotiations

  September
    27 September 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet European Union-Central America Association Agreement will enter into force on 01 October 2013 for Costa Rica and El Salvador
      bullet Mexico-Panama: Second round of free trade negotiations

    24 September 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of Costa Rica
      bullet Colombia and Panama sign Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Chile-China Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's seventh year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile-European Union Association Agreement: DIRECON's Tenth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report: January-June 2013, issued by DIRECON
      bullet El Salvador's International Trade Report: April 2013, issued by the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador

    03 September 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua: FTA between Guatemala and Mexico enters into force
      bullet Pacific Alliance countries concluded trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia and France to conclude negotiations for bilateral investment agreement PDF
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Ministerial Meeting and Nineteenth round of negotiations

  August
    12 August 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet European Union Trade Agreement with Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama entered into force
      bullet Chilean Senate approves the Agreement to amend the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement

  July
    29 July 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet European Union-Colombia Trade Agreement takes effect on 01 August 2013
      bullet Mexico-Panama: First round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-China Free Trade Agreement: Fourth meeting of the Free Trade Commission
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Statement on the Eighteenth round of negotiations

    17 July 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Eighteenth round of negotiations
      bullet Canada-Japan: Third round of negotiations for the Japan-Canada Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
      bullet Colombia and Singapore sign Investment Guarantee Agreement PDF
      bullet United States and European Union conclude first round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations
      bullet First round of negotiations for a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) between Colombia and Azerbaijan PDF

    08 July 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet United States-European Union: First round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations
      bullet Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves -in second debate- Central America-EU Association Agreement
      bullet Central American Countries-Peru: Guatemalan Congress ratifies the Guatemala-Peru Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Colombia announces negotiations for an investment agreement with Russia Spanish versionPDF

    01 July 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Costa Rica-Singapore Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua: FTA between Costa Rica and Mexico enters into force

  June
    25 June 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Costa Rica, Panama and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) signed a Free Trade Agreement
        bullet Text of the Costa Rica, Panama-EFTA Free Trade Agreement PDF
      bullet Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua: FTA between Costa Rica and Mexico to become effective on 01 July 2013

    17 June 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet United States and European Union launch trade negotiations

    14 June 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Costa Rica-Peru Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Colombia and Israel conclude free trade negotiations
      bullet Trade Agreement between the European Union and Colombia and Peru sent to President of Colombia for approval
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Suriname
      bullet Colombia - United States Trade Promotion Agreement: First meeting of the U.S.-Colombia Labor Affairs Council
      bullet DIRECON's Fourth year assessment of the Chile-Peru FTA

  May
    30 May 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Costa Rica-Peru Free Trade Agreement to enter into force on 01 June 2013
      bullet Colombia and Costa Rica sign Free Trade Agreement
      bullet United States and CARICOM sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement PDF
      bullet Mexico and Panama officially announced their intention to launch free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia-Japan: Second round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia-Panama: Seventh round of free trade negotiations

    22 May 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves -in first debate- Central America-EU Association Agreement
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Seventeenth round of negotiations
      bullet United States and Myanmar Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement PDF

    14 May 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Free Trade Agreement between Colombia and Costa Rica will be signed on 22 May 2013
      bullet CARICOM-Costa Rica: Jamaica approves implementation of CARICOM-Costa Rica FTA
      bullet CAFTA-DR (Central America-Dominican Republic-United States) Free Trade Agreement: United States and Guatemala Sign Agreement on Labor Rights Enforcement Plan
      bullet 15th Meeting of the High-Level Group of the Pacific Alliance was held in Santiago de Chile Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Paraguay has formally requested to become an observer of the Pacific Alliance Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Canada and Nigeria concluded negotiations for a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement PDF
      bullet Ecuador plans to start negotiations to become a member of MERCOSUR Spanish versionPDF
      bullet United States and Mexico agreed to establish a High Level Economic Dialogue PDF
      bullet Panama has joined the Central American Integration System Spanish versionPDF

    02 May 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet USTR 2013 Special Report on Intellectual Property Rights
      bullet Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves -in second debate- FTA between Costa Rica and Peru
      bullet Canada-Japan: Second round of negotiations for the Japan-Canada Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
      bullet Colombia and Singapore concluded negotiations for an agreement on reciprocal promotion and protection of investments Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Bolivia negotiates accession to MERCOSUR Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Suriname moves toward joining MERCOSUR Spanish versionPDF

  April
    24 April 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Ministers chart path forward on key issues and confirm next steps on Japan's entry
      bullet Chile-Turkey Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's second year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Chile-Australia Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's fourth year assessment of the agreement

    18 April 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Mexico
      bullet Mexico and Paraguay agree to deepen trade relations
      bullet Canada and Japan to hold second round of negotiations for the Japan-Canada Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) from 22 to 26 April 2013
      bullet Colombia and Israel conclude fifth round of free trade negotiations

    01 April 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement now in force
      bullet Chile and Turkey agree to expand the scope of their free trade agreement to cover trade in services
      bullet The President of the United States sends formal notification letter to U.S. Congress of his intent to launch negotiations for a comprehensive trade and investment agreement with the European Union PDF
        bullet Notification letter to U.S. Congress relative to the intention of the U.S. President to launch negotiations for a comprehensive trade and investment agreement with the European Union PDF

  March
    26 March 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada and Thailand will pursue exploratory discussions towards potential bilateral free trade agreement negotiations PDF
      bullet Bolivia and Nicaragua agree to liberalize their bilateral trade in the framework of the Latin American Integration Association (LAIA) Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Nicaragua joins the Latin American Integration Association (LAIA) Spanish versionPDF

    20 March 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of Argentina
      bullet United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement: First meeting of the Labor Affairs Council

    13 March 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia and Costa Rica conclude free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia and Panama resume free trade negotiations
      bullet Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves -in second debate- FTA between Costa Rica and Singapore
      bullet United States and Taiwan resume talks under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement PDF
      bullet Canada Concludes Investment Agreements with Cameroon and Zambia PDF
      bullet United States and Iraq Announce Progress on Entry into Force of Trade and Investment Framework Agreement PDF

    05 March 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet European Union announced the provisional application of the Trade Agreement with Peru starting on 01 March 2013
        bullet Notice concerning the provisional application of the Trade Agreement between the European Union and Peru PDF
      bullet Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement to enter into force on 01 April 2013
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Sixteenth round of negotiations
      bullet USTR publishes 2013 Trade Policy Agenda and 2012 Annual Report

  February
    25 February 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia and Korea sign Free Trade Agreement
        bullet Text of the Colombia-Korea FTA
      bullet United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement: First meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council
        bullet Joint Communique of the U.S.-Korea Environmental Affairs Council and Environmental Cooperation Commission PDF

    13 February 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet European Union and United States to launch negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership PDF
        bullet Joint Statement from the United States President and the Presidents of the European Council and the European Commission PDF
        bullet Fact Sheet: United States to Negotiate Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union PDF
        bullet Final Report of the United States-European Union High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth PDF

    08 February 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-India: Seventh round of negotiations toward a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
      bullet Colombia-Costa Rica: Fourth round of negotiations for a free trade agreement

    01 February 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet MERCOSUR-European Union : MERCOSUR-European Union : Joint Communique of the Mercosur-European Union Ministerial Meeting
      bullet Member countries of the Pacific Alliance (Chile, Peru, Colombia and Mexico) have agreed to close their tariff agreement before March 31st this year PDF
        bullet Declaration of the Sixth Summit of the Pacific Alliance Spanish versionPDF
      bullet Colombia and Qatar are currently negotiating an agreement for the reciprocal promotion and protection of investments Spanish versionPDF

  January
    15 January 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-United States Free Trade Agreement: Sixth Meeting of the U.S.-Chile Environmental Affairs Council and Fourth Meeting of the U.S.-Chile Joint Commission for Environmental Cooperation
      bullet United States -Peru Trade Promotion Agreement: The Government of United States and Peru Reach Agreement on Action Plan to Strengthen Forest Sector Governance
      bullet Canada and Benin sign Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) PDF

    07 January 2013
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO Trade Policy Review of the United States
      bullet Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua: Mexico-Central America FTA entered into force for Honduras on 01 January 2013
      bullet Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves Free Trade Agreement with Singapore and Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua, on first debate . Spanish versionPDF

     
 

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