July
25 July 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): USTR Announces First Round of negotiation to modernize NAFTA
bullet North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): USTR Releases NAFTA negotiating objectives
bullet North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation
bullet U.S.-Malaysia: Meeting under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)
bullet Chile-China Free Trade Agreement: Second round of negotiations to deepen the agreement

18 July 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of Brazil

17 July 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Argentina and Chile conclude third round of trade negotiations
bullet Peru-Australia: First round of free trade negotiations
bullet Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement: Analysis from DIRECON 20 years after the agreement
bullet MERCOSUR-European Union: Joint Communiqué from the XXVIII Meeting of the Bi-regional Negotiations Committee (BNC)
bullet Mexico-European Union: Fourth round of negotiations to modernize FTA
bullet United States-Republic of Korea Free Trade Agreement: USTR calling special Joint Committee meeting to consider amendments to the agreement

June
22 June 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Chile-Indonesia: Third round of free trade negotiations
bullet Mexico-European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Third round of comprehensive review of existing FTA
bullet MERCOSUR - European Free Trade Association (EFTA): First round of free trade negotiations
bullet Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement: Canada and Chile sign modernized new chapters on sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers to trade, and trade and gender.
bullet Text of new chapters to the Canada-Chile FTA
bullet Brazil-Mexico Economic Complementation Agreement No 53: Sixth round of negotiations for the expansion of the agreement
bullet Colombia - Israel Colombian law approving Colombia-Israel FTA sent for President’s approval
bullet Central America-Chile Free Trade Agreement: Meeting of the Free Trade Commission

07 June 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Canada and Chile signed modernized free trade agreement adding trade and gender chapter
bullet Peru and Australia launch free trade negotiations
bullet Chile-Thailand Free Trade Agreement: First Meeting of the Free Trade Commission
bullet Pacific Alliance: 40th meeting of the High Level Group (HLG)
bullet Chile's Foreign Trade Report (DIRECON): January-March 2017
bullet Chile-India Free Trade Agreement: Broadened agreement enters into force

May
30 May 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Argentina and Mexico conclude second round of negotiations to widen and deepen Economic Complementary Agreement No 6
bullet U.S.-Nepal: Joint Statement on 3rd Trade and Investment Framework Council Meeting PDF
bullet U.S.-Tunisia Trade and Investment Council: Joint Statement PDF
bullet U.S.-Bangladesh: 3rd Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum Agreement Council Meeting PDF

24 May 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP): Ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Viet Nam agree to assess options to bring agreement into force
bullet USTR Releases 2017 Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Rights
bullet Argentina and Chile: Second round of negotiations to expand and deepen their trade agreement.
bullet Mexico and the EU announce dates for the next three rounds of trade negotiations to modernize their FTA
bullet Costa Rica-Peru Free Trade Agreement: First meeting of the Free Trade Commission
bullet Common Market of the Southern Cone (MERCOSUR): Latest decisions
bullet Common Market of the Southern Cone (MERCOSUR): Latest resolutions
bullet Dominican Republic and Panama sign a negotiating framework agreement to widen their preferential trade agreement
bullet North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA): Government of the United States notifies U.S. Congress its intent to modernize NAFTA

02 May 2017
Trade Policy Developments
bullet WTO: Trade Policy Review of Belize
bullet Canada and MERCOSUR resume trade talks
bullet MERCOSUR-European Union negotiations of an association agreement: Report of the XXVII MERCOSUR-EU negotiation round
bullet MERCOSUR-European Union negotiations of an association agreement: European Union proposals

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