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Canada moves toward FTA talks with Mercosur

POSTED 28/05/2017

The Canadian government has launched a public consultation process to help shape its negotiating position, including its market-opening objectives and the concessions it might be willing to make in return. Technical delegations met in Argentina earlier this month to help assemble the framework for formal negotiations.

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SocGen and Libya bribery settlement

POSTED 24/05/2017

The Libyan Investment Authority’s (LIA) long-running, three-year claim against Société Générale (SocGen) came to an end on the eve of a 14-week trial at the beginning of May, with SocGen agreeing to pay U.S.$1.05bn (€963m) to settle the dispute.

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Trade in a Protectionist World

POSTED 24/05/2017

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström today praised the benefits of the international system that has "kept the world’s economy open, stable and growing; its nations talking and cooperating".

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MEPs want EU to step up its peace-building efforts in Syria

POSTED 20/05/2017

Only a political process led by the different Syrian groups and supported by the UN could end a war in Syria and the EU should take a more active role.

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Trump administration announces NAFTA renegotiations

POSTED 19/05/2017

On 18th May 2017 US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer formally notified the US Congress of President Donald Trump’s intent to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

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