August
30 August 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet United States - Taiwan: Formal Negotiations on U.S. – Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade begin
bullet Chile - Ecuador: Official launch of new Trade Integration Agreement
bullet Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA): Vice Ministers of Commerce of Singapore, New Zealand and Chile create a Working Group for the accession of China to the DEPA
bullet Costa Rica - Ecuador: First round of negotiations for a free trade agreement

03 August 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Ecuador - Korea: Round of negotiations on the Strategic Economic Cooperation Agreement
bullet Pacific Alliance: Costa Rica will request start of the negotiation process to join the Pacific Alliance
bullet Meeting of the High-Level Group
bullet Pacific Alliance - South Korea: Start of the negotiations to reach a Free Trade Agreement between the Pacific Alliance and South Korea
bullet U.S.-South Korea (KORUS) FTA and Bilateral Trade Relations: Report from U.S. Congressional Service
bullet World Trade Organization (WTO): Database on gender equality provisions in regional trade agreements

July
29 July 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet United States - Taiwan: Inaugural Meeting of the U.S-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade
bullet Mexico - United Kingdom: First round of negotiations for a free trade agreement
bullet Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement: 25th anniversary
bullet Global Trade and Gender Arrangement: Colombia and Peru join the agreement
bullet US-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Free Trade Agreement: Joint Statement on the First USMCA Deputies Meeting

May
25 May 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) Canada announces request to join the Agreement
bullet Chile-Ecuador Trade and Integration Agreement enters into force
bullet Ecuador-Mexico trade negotiations: new round of negotiations
bullet Guatemala and Israel conclude trade negotiations
bullet Mexico and the United Kingdom: formally begin free trade negotiations

11 May 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement Report on Background and Issues from the U.S. Background and Issues
bullet World Trade Organization (WTO): Trade Policy Review of Guyana
bullet USTR: 2022 Special 301 Report

April
28 April 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet United States - United Kingdom: Second US-UK Dialogues on the Future of Atlantic Trade
bullet Chile-Indonesia: Second round of negotiations on trade in services of the Comprehensive Economic Association Agreement between Chile and Indonesia
bullet Guatemala's 2021 Foreign Trade Report
bullet Guatemala - Israel: Trade negotiations continue
bullet Pacific Alliance: Meeting of the High-Level Group
bullet United Sates-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Meeting of the Labor Affairs Council

06 April 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet United States - United Kingdom: Joint Statement on the U.S./UK Dialogues on the Future of Atlantic Trade
bullet Canada - United Kingdom: Launching of negotiations of a new, modernised trade deal
bullet U.S. Trade Representative 2022 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers
bullet United States - Korea: 10th anniversary of the U.S.-Korea (KORUS) Free Trade Agreement
bullet MERCOSUR - Singapore: Fourth round of trade negotiations
bullet Ecuador-Guatemala Partial Scope Trade Agreement: Decision No 4 from the Administrative Commission enters into force New!

March
14 March 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet USTR: 2022 Trade Policy Agenda and 2021 Annual Report
bullet Ecuador - United States: Fourth meeting of the US-Ecuador Trade and Investment Council (TIC)
bullet Canada - Mexico - United States (USMCA): Joint Statement on the First USMCA Deputies Meeting
bullet Ecuador and Korea restart negotiations
bullet Chile - Ecuador: Senate of Chile approves Chile-Ecuador Trade Partnership Agreement
bullet Mexico and Korea agree to restart negotiations
bullet Chil's Foreign Trade Report: January-September 2021
bullet Chile and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announce the start of negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
bullet Pacific Alliance: Sixteenth Presidential Summit concludes with the signing of a Free Trade Agreement with Singapore and the signing of a Declaration on Creative Economy
bullet MERCOSUR - Singapore: Third round of negotiations
bullet Peru - Japan: 10 years after the entry into force of the Economic Association Agreement between Peru and Japan
bullet Colombia - United Arab Emirates: Start of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement
bullet World Trade Organization (WTO): Trade Policy Review of Panama
bullet Central America - European Union: 10 years of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Central America

January
31 January 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Ecuador - European Free Trade Association (EFTA): First meeting of Joint Committee
bullet United States Trade Representative (USTR): Fourteenth Report to Congress on the Operation of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
bullet Chile - Korea: Assessment of the Free Trade Agreement
bullet Brazil-Chile Free Trade Agreement enters into force
bullet Chile - Trinidad and Tobago: Second round of negotiations for a Partial Scope Agreement
bullet Ecuador - Mexico: VI Round of Negotiations of a Trade Agreement
bullet Paraguay - Taiwan: Tariff reduction within the framework of the Agreement in force
bullet Central America - Mexico: Fourth meeting of the Free Trade Commission

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