US and the EU start 8th round of free trade negotiations

The European Union (EU) and the United States began on Monday the eighth round of negotiations on a free trade and investment agreement (TTIP), which will run until Friday. The EU chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero, and the American Dan Mullaney, began with a symbolic...

Ecuador and the EU sign a free trade agreement that will be applied in 2016

The European Union (EU) and Ecuador signed this Friday, December 12 the free trade agreement, whose negotiations concluded in June, with the confidence it can come into force in 2016 and stressing the importance of the community market for the Ecuadorian exports. Through this...

Colombia seeks to shortly realize the firm of FTA with Japan

The President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, said yesterday following an official meeting in Bogota with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, that the delegations of both countries “are instructed to accelerate the negotiation,” which began in 2012 on a...

Ecuador resumed talks to close trade agreement with the EU

Ecuador today resumed talks with the European Union (EU) with the purpose of resolving the last pending aspects, to finalize the free trade agreement with the European bloc, informed sources of the European Commission (EC). After conducting internal consultations within that...

In July the association agreement between EU, Russia and Ukraine will be signed

The European Union (EU) plans to sign in July with Kiev the first political meeting on the Association Agreement of ministerial nature with Russia and Ukraine. This agreement sparked the current crisis with Moscow, according to what European officials indicated this Friday....

Members of the Pacific Alliance signed a free trade agreement

Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, members of the Pacific Alliance, reached an agreement for financial support yesterday through their representatives during the eighth summit that was held by the organism. After signing the denominated Additional Protocol for the liberalization...

European Union Suspends Commercial Talks with Ecuador

A spokesman of the European Union in Quito informed the suspension of talks about a possible commercial agreement with Ecuador, after the South American country showed interest in Mercosur and rejected the treaties for free trade. “The talks to reestablish negotiations for a...

Colombia to Purchase Raw material from Ecuador

The Colombian government is willing to buy ecuadorian raw materials to be transformed and exported to third countries that belong to Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Sergio Diaz-Granados, Colombian Minister made ​​the announcement yesterday after completing the summit of the Andean...