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18 Jan

Erdogan Says Cost Concerns Force U.S. Rethink on EastMed Gas Pipeline

The United States has pulled its support for a subsea pipeline that would supply natural gas from the eastern Mediterrean to Europe because it makes no economic sense, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was cited as saying on Tuesday.   Touted as an alternative to help ease Europe’s dependence on Russian gas, the 1,900-km (1,180-mile) project […]

17 Jan

Proyecto de Ley de Promoción de Inversiones de Ecuador, incluyendo nuevo esquema para zonas francas

Para el primer mes del 2022 se avizoran varias acciones relacionadas con el comercio exterior del país, entre las que destacan la presentación de un proyecto de Ley de Promoción de Inversiones, la reanudación de las negociaciones de manera presencial para un acuerdo comercial con México, la reunión del Consejo de Comercio e Inversiones entre Ecuador y […]

16 Jan

U.S. Import Prices Fall in December on Petroleum Products

U.S. import prices unexpectedly fell in December amid a decline in the cost of petroleum products, adding to signs that the worst of high inflation was probably over.   Import prices dropped 0.2% last month, the first decrease since August, after increasing 0.7% in November, the Labor Department said on Friday. In the 12 months […]

15 Jan

Canadá se suma al reclamo de México contra Estados Unidos por las reglas de origen de los autos

La controversia comercial por las reglas de origen acordadas para la industria automotriz en el T-MEC va en ascenso. El Gobierno de Canadá se ha sumado este jueves a la petición de México para establecer un panel de solución de controversias debido a la interpretación diferente que hace EE UU sobre las reglas de origen del sector […]

13 Jan

India, Britain Launch Talks on Free Trade Deal

India and Britain on Thursday launched talks on a free trade deal that is expected to boost bilateral trade by billions of dollars in one of the most ambitious negotiations after Brexit.   Britain’s International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan met with Piyush Goyal, India’s minister of commerce and industry, in New Delhi before formal talks […]

12 Jan

Exportaciones de América Latina y el Caribe se recuperan del impacto de la pandemia, aunque hay desaceleración

Pese al impacto comercial inicial de la pandemia, las exportaciones de América Latina y el Caribe se recuperaron rápidamente incrementando un valor exportado entre un 24,8% y 27,8%, en 2021. Por lo descrito, se condice no solo con un rápido rebote posterior al shock, sino también con un crecimiento neto de las ventas externas. El […]

11 Jan

UK, Oman Agree to Strengthen Economic Ties, Boost Investment

Britain and Oman have agreed to work more closely together to strengthen economic ties and increase high-value investment in areas such as clean energy and technology, following a meeting between the leaders of both countries last month.     UK companies have a long history of investment in Oman and they accounted for nearly 50% […]

08 Jan

Mexico asks USMCA dispute resolution panel on auto content

The Mexican government on Thursday requested a dispute resolution panel under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement because it claims the United States is improperly interpreting stricter regional content rules under the pact.   The agreement, known as the USMCA, raised required regional content to 75% of a vehicle’s value or components. Under the old NAFTA […]

06 Jan

Canadá y México empatan como socios comerciales de Estados Unidos a noviembre del 2021

Canadá y México empataron como socios comerciales de Estados Unidos de enero a noviembre de 2021, con una participación de 14.5% cada uno de los flujos de comercio de productos (importaciones y exportaciones).   Cerca de ellos, en la tercera posición, se ubicó China, con una porción de 14.3% en ese indicador, informó este jueves la Oficina del […]

05 Jan

The impact of the Turkish lira crashing and the currency crisis

Turkey’s beleaguered currency has been plunging to all-time lows against the US dollar and the euro in recent months as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan presses ahead with a widely criticised effort to cut interest rates despite surging consumer prices.   As a result, families are struggling to buy food and other goods and the Turkish lira has […]