Australia & New Zealand

Week-end round-up and week preview – G20 CETA Chile New Zealand Australia
'Week Ahead' and trade agenda Australia & New Zealand Canada and CETA

Week-end round-up and week preview – G20 CETA Chile New Zealand Australia

G20 round-up   In Saturday (8 July 2017) G20 leaders agreed on a lengthy text on trade policy that covers a commitment to keeping world trade open. Overall the final declaration focuses on the “challenges” of globalisation. It covers excess capacities in steel, sustainable value chains, trade reciprocity, and the …

Caspary reports on Australia, New Zealand FTAs: do separate investment deals
Australia & New Zealand Investment ISDS MIC ICS

Caspary reports on Australia, New Zealand FTAs: do separate investment deals

The European Parliament’s draft recommendations for the coming Australia and New Zealand free trade negotiations contain for the first time concrete recommendations on how to structure the EU’s commercial agreements after the European Court of Justice ruling on the Singapore FTA in May 2017 which said investor state disputes are …

Australia & New Zealand Brexit & UK trade UK WTO & 3rd countries

In brief: UK Australia FTA working group

Australians do master the art of trade diplomacy.   The government of Australia has clearly embraced post-Brexit UK and promised London there would be a bilateral free trade agreement between Australia and Britain. London is jubilating: yes we have friends! From Australia, no brashness like New Zealand PM John Key’s statement that the United …