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  November
    10 November 2022
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP): Sixth meeting of the CPTPP Free Trade Commission
      bullet MERCOSUR - European Free Trade Association (EFTA): EFTA and Mercosur Heads of delegation meet to discuss way forward
      bullet Comprehensive Economic Association Agreement between Chile-Indonesia: Fourth round of negotiations of trade in services
      bullet Chile - Panama Free Trade Agreement: Extraordinary Meeting of the Administrative Commission
      bullet Ecuador - United States: Meeting in Washington D.C. to explore expansion of the Protocol on Trade Rules and Transparency
      bullet United States - Taiwan: Conceptual discussions on 21st century trade
      bullet Ecuador - Korea: Seventh round of negotiations on the Strategic Economic Cooperation Agreement
      bullet Costa Rica - Ecuador: III round of trade negotiations
      bullet United States-Jordan Free Trade Agreement: Fourth Labor Subcommittee

  October
    11 October 2022
    Trade Policy Developments
      bullet Paraguay and the United States convene First Trade and Investment Council PDF
      bullet Chile-Ecuador Trade and Integration Agreement: I meeting of the Administrative Commission
      bullet United States - Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF): Participants announce Negotiation Objectives
      bullet United States announces Enhanced Engagement with the Pacific Islands PDF
      bullet United States and Malaysia meet under Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)

  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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