NAFTA Officials Look to Inject Renewed Momentum into Trade Talks as Autumn Approaches

Negotiators looking to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have resumed a busy agenda of meetings at ministerial and technical levels, including tal...





EU Commission: Promising Start to Negotiations for Australia, New Zealand Trade Deals

The European Commission recently circulated reports about the early negotiating rounds with Australia and New Zealand, respectively, for free trade agreements (FTAs) w...READ MORE


BRICS Leaders Pledge Support for Multilateralism, Inclusive Growth at Johannesburg Summit

Leaders from the BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – met from 25-27 July for the group’s tenth annual summit, in which...READ MORE


Pacific Alliance, Mercosur Leaders Ink Plan for Closer Ties at Puerto Vallarta Summit

The presidents of Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru wrapped up a presidential summit for the Pacific Alliance this week, agreeing to bring the bloc closer with the nei...READ MORE


EU, Mercosur Negotiators Weigh Possible Target Dates for Resolving Trade Talks

Negotiators and ministers from the EU and Mercosur held a series of meetings this month in Brussels, Belgium, to take stock of their efforts to develop a trade accord,...READ MORE


How technology can help navigate the trade law spaghetti bowl

A sizable part of global trade and investment flows are governed by rules enshrined in free trade agreements and custom unions. These rules, however, can be surprising...