March
21 March 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Argentina - Chile: First round of negotiations to expand and deepen trade agreement
bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report (DIRECON): January-December 2016
bullet Peru and India to begin trade negotiations in June 2017
bullet Ecuador-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Second Round of negotiations

03 March 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) publishes 2017 Trade Policy Agenda and 2016 Annual Report

February
21 February 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Mexico and the European Union agree to accelerate trade talks to modernize their trade agreement
bullet Central America-Mexico Free Trade Agreement: Second meeting of the Free Trade Commission
bullet Ecuador and El Salvador sign economic complementarity agreement Spanish versionPDF
bullet Colombia-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement: First meeting of the Free Trade Commission
bullet Central America and South Korea perform a legal review of the texts of their free trade agreement
bullet Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA): European Parliament approves CETA

January
25 January 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): U.S. Withdraws from TPP Negotiations and Agreement
bullet Mexico-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Third round of negotiations for a comprehensive review of their existing free trade agreement
bullet MERCOSUR-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Joint declaration announcing conclusion of exploratory dialogue on possible comprehensive free trade agreement PDF
bullet United States and Paraguay Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement PDF
bullet U.S.-UE Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) Negotiations: Joint Report on Progress to Date

06 January 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Mexico-European Union negotiations to modernize their free trade agreement: EU proposals in the negotiations
bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of Guatemala
bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of the United States
bullet Argentina and Chile agree to negotiate new trade agreement
bullet Pacific Alliance: 38th meeting of the High Level Group (HLG)
bullet Honduras-Peru Free Trade Agreement enters into force
bullet Ecuador-European Union Trade Agreement: Provisional application begins on January 1st, 2017
bullet 2016 U.S. Trade Representative National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE)

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