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TiSA – The Beginning of a New Age for Trade in Services


The Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) is a proposed trade agreement currently being negotiated by 23 countries, all of which also belong to the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The parties involved represent the interests of countries located in every corner of the world: In Europe, TiSA includes 32 countries, of which the EU represents 28 […] More ...

The EU, Japan, and TPP – Navigating the Negotiations


The EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement negotiations were officially launched in March 2013. Since then, 13 rounds of negotiations have followed, however, the process received a fresh dose of momentum at the 23rd EU-Japan Summit in mid-2015. Leaders from Japan and the EU were vocal about their desire to finalise talks, so long as the scope […] More ...

TTIP: The Next Generation of Trade Agreements


The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, also known as TTIP, is a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States. The aim is to promote multilateral economic growth between the two zones. According to the Office of the United States Trade Representative, TTIP “will help unlock opportunity for American families, workers, […] More ...

TPP – One More in a Long Line of Trade Agreements


TPP, TTIP, RCEP, TiSA – these are just a few examples of the raft of trade agreements that have taken, or are currently taking place across the world. Take a look at our interactive infographic about the evolution of trade agreements between 1947 and 2014 to witness this staggering number at a glance. So, what […] More ...

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership


2016 is a critical year for the Asia-Pacific region. After seven years of negotiation, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was signed on 4 February 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. In addition to this, another Asian free trade agreement (FTA), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), is expected to conclude at the end of the year. At […] More ...

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