LatAm & Caribbean

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EU Mexico FTA – Brussels reveals first negotiating priorities

The Commission has published six negotiating texts it tabled to Mexico after first round of talks held this year with the North American country aiming at modernising their 2001 free trade agreement.   The texts tabled reveal the EU’s priorities: rules of origin, public procurement, sanitary and phytosanitary  measures, energy and raw …

Bilateral Japan LatAm & Caribbean South Asia & ASEAN

Trump factor: Commission also sees opportunity to advance own trade agenda

Trade professionals in Brussels are shocked and depressed following the victory of trade-sceptic Donald Trump in the US elections. The flagship but fledgling transatlantic TTIP is seen as frozen, or dead, at least for the time being. But some also see opportunity in this dire situation.   The Transpacific Partnership Agreement …