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European Union Singapore Free Trade Agreement  –  The Tale of an Island City-State and the World’s Largest Trade Bloc

European Union Singapore Free Trade Agreement – The Tale of an Island City-State and the World’s Largest Trade Bloc

Negotiations for the EUSFTA were launched between Singapore and the EU in 2009. The Goods and Services Agreement was concluded in 2012 and the Investment Protection Chapter in 2014, paving the way for the conclusion of the EUSFTA. The agreement will come into force after it is signed and ratified by both parties. The ratification … Read More

Vietnam’s Exports to Mexico in Recent Years

Vietnam’s Exports to Mexico in Recent Years

Blog, Global Trade, ONESOURCE April 29, 2016

Background   Vietnam and Mexico established diplomatic relations with each other after Vietnam’s liberalization in April 1975. Both nations have signed several cooperation agreements in areas such as scientific and technological cooperation, agriculture, healthcare, culture, education and suppression of visa requirements for official and diplomatic passport holders of both countries. Currently both Vietnam and Mexico are … Read More

Managing Complexities in International Trade in the Pharmaceutical industry

Managing Complexities in International Trade in the Pharmaceutical industry

As governments and administrative regimes worldwide work towards bringing in health benefits and improving the living conditions of people, their efforts show up through  increased spending on healthcare. For instance, over 2012–20, total healthcare spending is expected to rise at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 20% to US $280 billion from US $65 … Read More