What's New in SICE? (Archive - 2014)
 
  December
    16 December 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
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      bullet Initialling of European Union Trade Agreement with Ecuador
      bullet Text of the Chile-Hong Kong, China Free Trade Agreement

    12 December 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
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      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Meeting of Chief Negotiators of TPP participating countries
      bullet Colombia-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Colombian Senate approves the agreement in first debate
      bullet Chile-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: Sixth Meeting of the Free Trade Commission of the agreement
      bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report: January-September 2014

    08 December 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
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      bullet Legislation to implement Canada’s Free Trade Agreement with Korea has received Royal Assent
      bullet Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement: Third round of negotiations to expand and modernize the agreement
      bullet Free Trade Agreement between Chile and Hong Kong, China, enters into force
      bullet Peru-Turkey: Second round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Canada-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement: Seventh round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Central America-European Union Association Agreement: First meeting of the Board on Trade and Sustainable Development
      bullet Statement by U.S. Trade Representative welcoming WTO Decisions regarding the Trade Facilitation Agreement PDF
      bullet Decisions adopted by the WTO General Council on 27 November 2014
        bullet Public stockholding for food security purposes WT/L/939
        bullet Agreement on Trade Facilitation: Protocol amending the Marrakesh Agreement WT/L/940 PDF
        bullet Post-Bali work WT/L/941 PDF

  November
    20 November 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
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      bullet Agreement between the United States and India paves the way for full implementation of the WTO’s Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) PDF
      bullet Central America European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement: Guatemala and EFTA officially announce the closing of free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement: Fourth Meeting of the Chile-EFTA Joint Committee

    11 November 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
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      bullet United States and the People’s Republic of China had reached an understanding on a bilateral agreement on expanding the scope of goods covered by the Information Technology Agreement (ITA) PDF
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)
        bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)
        bullet Trade Ministers's Report to Leaders
      bullet Canada and Chile conclude new chapter on technical barriers to trade in their FTA
      bullet New SICE's page on Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA)
      bullet El Salvador's International Trade Report: First Semester 2014, issued by the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador

    09 November 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
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      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Meeting of Trade Ministers from TPP participating countries
      bullet Pacific Alliance: First meeting at ministerial level between the Pacific Alliance and MERCOSUR
      bullet Chile-European Union Association Agreement: Twelfth EU-Chile Association Committee
      bullet Chile-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement: First Meeting of the Free Trade Commission of the agreement
      bullet Colombia-Japan: Eighth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement: Colombian Senate approves the agreement in second debate
      bullet Colombia fulfills internal procedures to continue with the application of the Agreement with the European Union
      bullet Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR): Latest Decisions of the Common Market Council Spanish version
      bullet Southern Common Market (MERCOSUR): Latest Resolutions of the Common Market Group Spanish version

  October
    24 October 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Meeting of Trade Ministers from TPP participating countries
      bullet Pacific Alliance: 26th Meeting of the High Level Group (HLG)
      bullet Peru-United States Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA): Second Meeting of the Labor Affairs Council
      bullet El Salvador and Trinidad and Tobago conclude negotiations for Partial Scope Agreement
      bullet Chile-Australia Free Trade Agreement: Second meeting of the Free Trade Commission
      bullet Chile and India conclude negotiations for the deepening of Preferential Trade Agreement

    08 October 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet SICE page on Trade in Services Agreement (TISA)
      bullet Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Canada and Korea sign Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Ecuador and the European Union publish text of trade agreement
      bullet Chile and Japan agree to deepen their free trade agreement:
      bullet U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP): Seventh round of negotiations
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Next round of negotiations to be held in Sidney, Australia from 25 October 2014
      bullet Pacific Alliance: Meeting of the Council of Ministers
      bullet Colombia-Japan: Seventh round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Trade Policy Review: WTO Members of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
        bullet Antigua and Barbuda
        bullet Dominica
        bullet Grenada
        bullet Saint Kitts and Nevis
        bullet Saint Lucia
        bullet Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  September
    15 September 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet SICE page on Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Schemes
      bullet Colombia-Korea Free Trade Agreement: The Government of Colombia forwards the agreement to the Senate
      bullet Pacific Alliance: Colombia forwards Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement to the Senate
      bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Meeting of the technical groups
      bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report (DIRECON): January-June 2014
      bullet Mexico-Jordan: First round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Honduras and Peru resume free trade negotiations
      bullet Chile-European Community Association Agreement: DIRECON's eleventh year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Canada signs investment agreement with Serbia PDF
      bullet Colombia-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement entered into force on 1 September 2014
      bullet Chile-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement: Eighteenth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Nicaragua: 2013 Annual Report on Foreign Trade
      bullet Chile-México Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's Fifteenth year assessment of the agreement
      bullet Trinidad & Tobago: 2013-2017 Trade Policy and Strategy

  August
    07 August 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada and the European Union reach final text for free trade agreement
      bullet Canada-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement: Sixth round of negotiations
      bullet United States and the Economic Community of West African States sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement PDF
      bullet Colombia and Turkey sign Agreement on Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments Spanish versionPDF

  July
    31 July 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP): State of Play of T-TIP negotiations after sixth round
      bullet Central America- EFTA Free Trade Agreement set to enter into force

    23 July 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of Panama

    21 July 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Ecuador and the European Union conclude negotiations for trade and development agreement
      bullet Mexico-Turkey: First round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Colombia-Japan: Sixth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Agreement: Second meeting of the Labor Subcommittee
      bullet Central America-European Union Association Agreement: First meeting of the Association Council
      bullet Colombia and France sign bilateral investment agreement PDF
      bullet Canada and the United Arab Emirates launch negotiations toward a foreign investment promotion and protection agreement (FIPA) PDF
      bullet Assessment of trade relations between Guatemala and the United States (June 2014)
      bullet Assessment of trade relations between Guatemala and Taiwan (June 2014)

  June
    30 June 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Text of the Mexico-Panama Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Text of the Colombia-Korea Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet Central America- EFTA Free Trade Agreement: Norwegian Parliament gives its consent to ratification of the agreement with Costa Rica and Panama
      bullet Colombia- EFTA Free Trade Agreement: Norwegian Parliament gives its consent to ratification of the trade agreement with Colombia
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Chief Negotiators to meet in Ottawa, Canada from 3 to 12 July 2014

    23 June 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Pacific Alliance: Ninth Presidential Summit concludes
      bullet Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement: Legislation to implement the Agreement receives Royal Assent
      bullet Text of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Belize-Guatemala Partial Scope Agreement: Assessment of the Agreement

    16 June 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Canadian Government tables Final Text of the Agreement in the House of Commons
      bullet Pacific Alliance: Ninth Presidential Summit to be held on 19-20 June 2014
      bullet United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement: Ninth meeting of the Free Trade Commission
      bullet Chile-China Free Trade Agreement: Fifth meeting of the Free Trade Commission
      bullet Joint Statement from the United States – Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council Meeting PDF

    02 June 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Pacific Alliance: Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru Joint Press Release
      bullet United States- Panama Trade Promotion Agreement: Joint Statement from the First Meeting of the Free Trade Commission

  May
    27 May 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile and Indonesia initiate negotiations for a free trade agreement
      bullet U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP): Statement by U.S. Trade Representative at the Close of the Fifth Round of T-TIP Negotiations
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Joint Statement at the TPP Ministers Meeting in Singapore
      bullet Colombia-EFTA States Free Trade Agreement: Parliament of Iceland ratifies EFTA-Colombia FTA
      bullet Central America-European Union Association Agreement: Croatia's accession to the Central America-EU Agreement advances
      bullet Chile-Korea Free Trade Agreement: DIRECON's Tenth year assessment of the agreement

    20 May 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) Fifth round of negotiations
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Meeting of Trade Ministers from TPP participating countries

    12 May 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Colombia-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement: Costa Rican Government ratifies agreement
      bullet Costa Rica-China Free Trade Agreement: Second meeting of the Free Trade Commission
      bullet Honduras and Peru agree on resuming bilateral free trade negotiations
      bullet USTR 2014 Special Report on Intellectual Property Rights
      bullet Text of the Chile-Malaysia Free Trade Agreement Spanish version
      bullet El Salvador-Trinidad and Tobago: Third round of negotiations for a Partial Scope Agreement

  April
    08 April 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Revised WTO Agreement on Government Procurement enters into force PDF
      bullet Mexico and Panama sign Free Trade Agreement
      bullet Pacific Alliance: XXIII Meeting of the High Level Group

  March
    27 March 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Mexico and Panama conclude negotiations for a free trade agreement
      bullet Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Canadian Government tables in the House of Commons the Final Agreement Summary of the FTA with Korea
        bullet Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Final Agreement Summary PDF
      bullet U.S. Trade Representative Announces Intent to Launch WTO Negotiations on Environmental Goods PDF
      bullet Canada-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement: Fifth round of negotiations
      bullet Central America-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement: Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves the agreement in second debate
      bullet U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP): Statement by U.S. Trade Representative at the Close of the Fourth Round of Negotiations

    13 March 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Revised WTO Agreement on Government Procurement to come into force on 6 April 2014 PDF
      bullet Canada and Korea conclude negotiations for a free trade agreement
      bullet Mexico-Panama:  Intersessional round of free trade negotiations
      bullet USTR publishes 2014 Trade Policy Agenda and 2013 Annual Report
      bullet Belize-Guatemala Partial Scope Agreement: First meeting of the Administrative Commission
      bullet Central America-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement: Costa Rica’s National Assembly approves the agreement in first debate
      bullet Ecuador-Mexico Partial Scope Agreement (AAP.R N°29): Work group meeting to discuss deepening of the agreement
      bullet Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement: First meeting of the Joint Commission

  February
    24 February 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet MERCOSUR-European Union trade negotiations: Brazilian President indicates that parties are close to reaching a trade agreement
      bullet Colombia and Peru make progress on the implementation of agreement with the European Union
      bullet Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Trade Ministers and Chiefs Negotiators met to further advance TPP negotiations
      bullet Seventh European Union-Brazil Summit PDF
      bullet Seventh Summit of the North American Leaders: Joint Declaration  PDF

    12 February 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Pacific Alliance:  Countries sign Additional Protocol to the Framework Agreement which liberalizes 92% of their trade, with the remaining 8% over the coming years
        bullet Text of the Protocol to the Framework Agreement Spanish version

    10 February 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Chile-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement enters into force
      bullet Pacific Alliance:  Eighth Presidential Summit
      bullet Peru-Turkey: First round of free trade negotiations
      bullet Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement: First round of negotiations to expand and modernize the agreement
      bullet Colombia-Japan:  Fourth round of free trade negotiations
      bullet El Salvador-Trinidad and Tobago: Second round of negotiations for a Partial Scope Agreement
      bullet Panama-United States Trade Promotion Agreement:  First meeting of the U.S.-Panama Labor Affairs Council

  January
    31 January 2014
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet U.S.-EU Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP): Fourth round of negotiations will be held in March
      bullet Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement: Government of Canada introduces legislation to implement FTA with Honduras
      bullet Mexico-Panama:  Intersessional meeting of free trade negotiations

     
 

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