Cuba and EU held last meeting of 3rd round of negotiations

Officials from Cuba and the European Union met yesterday in Havana as part of the 3rd round of negotiations to normalize relations that could conclude in an Agreement on Political Dialogue and Cooperation. The last day of this two-day conclave concludes today and will focus on...

Legal review of agreements between Ecuador and the EU continues

The Minister of Trade, Francisco Rivadeneira, and the European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, will stand guarantee in the second week of December, by signing a legal review of the negotiated texts by Ecuador and the European Union (EU), in the process of negotiations for a...

Fees for electronic goods between US and China will be reduced

China and the United States agreed today to cut tariffs on electronic goods under a Treaty of Information Technology (ITA, for its acronym in English), which had stalled eighteen months. This was announced today by President Barack Obama, who assists in Beijing to attend the...

Ecuador hopes to negotiate with Japan “as soon as possible”

The Minister of Foreign Trade Francisco Rivadeneira said on November 6, he aims to start “as soon as possible” the negotiations on a free trade agreement with Japan, during his first official visit to the Asiatic country. The main objective of his visit is...

Trade agreement between Ecuador and Peru is signed

Ecuador reached an agreement with Peru to facilitate the bilateral trade and improve the inconvenience caused by Resolution 116 of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex), which restricts imports since late last year. Trade authorities of both countries met yesterday and reached...

Trade agreement with the EU is under legal review

The European Union and Ecuador are conducting a legal review of the texts of their commercial agreement, after which they say that administrative and legal measures required for the approval of the accession and implementation of Ecuador to this Agreement will be taken. With...

Ministry shows axis of the trade agreement with the EU

After two months of signing the agreement between Ecuador and the European Union, the authorities of the Ministry of Foreign Trade showed the documents. The document is reminiscent of the text signed between Colombia and Peru. The differences are mainly the footnotes of he...

EU agreement between Colombia and Peru will be ready for 2015

The trade agreement between Colombia and Peru, implemented by the European Union (EU), will not be ready until early 2015, despite being signed last July 17. It is being reviewed and translated to the legal part to check that both parties understand the same, as well as...