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Indonesia Moves Towards Becoming The Biggest Automotive Production Base in South East Asia

Indonesia Moves Towards Becoming The Biggest Automotive Production Base in South East Asia

Some time ago, the Indonesian automotive market was shocked by the stopping operation of Ford in Indonesia. Ford’s decision was very unfortunate, because at that time they had just introduced their latest product, the All New Ford Everest and several other products with the advantages of technology to the automotive market in Indonesia. However, one … Read More

The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Opinion Enforcement on EPA Compliance

The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Opinion Enforcement on EPA Compliance

Japan Chamber of Commerce Industry signals higher standards for FTA/ EPA benefit qualification in its latest circular The Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) regularly provide email notification for updates on Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) information to its members (exporters). The latest notification, sent out on October 11, 2016, focuses on tighter FTA (Free … Read More

Trade Between Brazil and Canada – Past, Present and Future (Pt 3)

Trade Between Brazil and Canada – Past, Present and Future (Pt 3)

Mercosur/Canada Free Trade Agreement Mercosur and Canada held exploratory meetings in the past to assess the feasibility of opening formal FTA negotiations, after which resulted public consultations to better understand the Brazilian private sector needs. However, resistance (mainly from Argentina) prevented further serious consideration. On 16 June 1988, Canada attempted to begin negotiations with Mercosur … Read More

Trade Between Brazil and Canada – Past, Present and Future (Pt 2)

Trade Between Brazil and Canada – Past, Present and Future (Pt 2)

Trade Relations Between Brazil and Canada Brazil and Canada are extremely important to each other from a bilateral, regional and multilateral view. Diplomatically, both countries share values, mutual and democratic interests, as well as many similarities, such as support for inclusive growth to promote human rights and democracy, innovation in science and technology, and especially … Read More

Trade Between Brazil and Canada—Past, Present and Future (Pt 1)

Trade Between Brazil and Canada—Past, Present and Future (Pt 1)

Introduction Brazil and Canada have developed and improved their economic relationship throughout the years, particularly in the last couple of years as they’ve strengthened ties and increased the flow of goods and services. The resulting relationship is a strong and dynamic partnership.  Moreover, the numbers confirm their strong ties: in the last decade, trade between … Read More