USTR Announces GSP Enforcement Action, Country Successes, and New Eligibility Reviews

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced suspending US$ 817 million in trade preferences for Thailand under the Generalized System of...

African Union Sets AfCFTA Trading Deadlines

The African Union (AU) Commission has approved the duty‑free trading of goods under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, starting on 1 January 2021. The decision to commence...

Egypt, Eurasian Economic Union Discuss FTA

Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea said that reaching a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is one of...

US-Nepal Discuss Strengthening Trade Relations

The United States-Nepal Council on Trade and Investment, under the United States-Nepal Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), held its fifth meeting virtually on...

Kenyan Manufacturers’ Body Releases Standard Procedures To Ease Import Clearance

The Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has released a new set of standards intended to improve the efficiency and accountability of importing into Kenya. KAM said that it...

Nigeria Reopens All Land Borders By Year End

Nigerian government has reopened four of its main land border crossings to trade after closing all crossing points for more than a year to combat rampant...

Kenya Port Extends Container Free Storage Period for Traders

The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has further extended the free storage period for containers at its ports, which was due to end on 13 November 2020....

EAEU, India To Negotiate Free Trade Zone Creation In 2021

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) may negotiate the creation of a free trade zone with India in the first half of 2021, Deputy Director...
Removal Of Anti dumping On PTA To Benefit MMF Textile Sector

Textile Ministry’s Rs 10,000 Crore PLI Scheme To Focus On MMF Sector

The ministry has identified 50 key sectors, within which it aims to introduce the production linked scheme (PLI) to give a boost to the...

Brexit Deal: What Changes From January 1?

The clock, as Michel Barnier said, is no longer ticking. Some four-and-a-half years after a slim majority of Britons voted to take the United...

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