Archive - Oct 13, 2006 - Article

Overview of bilateral free trade and investment agreements

Original Publication Date: 
12 October, 2006
This 22-page document gives a general overview of free trade agreements (FTAs) and bilateral investment treaties (BITs) that have been signed or are being negotiated all over the world.

Final GMO panel limits application of MEAs in future WTO disputes

Original Publication Date: 
12 October, 2006
The final World Trade Organization panel ruling on the European Union's moratorium on approvals of products with genetically modified organisms contains findings that will likely limit the extent to which future WTO panels will consider multilateral environmental agreements (MEAs), according to private-sector sources.

India, EU Work Toward Trade Pact - Bid for Agreement by 2009 Underlines Bilateral Focus In Wake of Doha Collapse

Original Publication Date: 
12 October, 2006
The European Union and India stepped up free-trade negotiations that could one day link two of the world's biggest markets. Both sides said they hope to complete a deal by early 2009.