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Week ahead: Mercosur, new antidumping methodology, EU India summit

Mercosur   A new round of negotiations towards a free trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur starts today (2 October 2017) in Brasilia.   It is probably make-or-break week if both regional blocs want to reach a deal before the end of the year, a deadline supported both …

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India: EU “awaiting reply” on trade dialogue after BIT upset

The EU has not been successful in convincing India to relaunch long-stalled bilateral free trade negotiations. Nor has it been able to stop New Delhi from cancelling its bilateral investment treaties with individual EU member states. So far, there seems no way out of the impasse, a letter written by trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström …

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Analysis: EU-India free trade agreement: can it be revived?

[sh_light_text ]Despite talks of a potential revival of the stalled Europe-India free trade negotiations after the general elections in India this month, its chances remain very low. Blockages in India’s investment policy and the European Union’s reluctance to open its doors to Indian professionals in the information technology sector will be hard …