November
10 November 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP): Sixth meeting of the CPTPP Free Trade Commission
bullet MERCOSUR - European Free Trade Association (EFTA): EFTA and Mercosur Heads of delegation meet to discuss way forward
bullet Comprehensive Economic Association Agreement between Chile-Indonesia: Fourth round of negotiations of trade in services
bullet Chile - Panama Free Trade Agreement: Extraordinary Meeting of the Administrative Commission
bullet Ecuador - United States: Meeting in Washington D.C. to explore expansion of the Protocol on Trade Rules and Transparency
bullet United States - Taiwan: Conceptual discussions on 21st century trade
bullet Ecuador - Korea: Seventh round of negotiations on the Strategic Economic Cooperation Agreement
bullet Costa Rica - Ecuador: III round of trade negotiations
bullet United States-Jordan Free Trade Agreement: Fourth Labor Subcommittee

October
11 October 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Paraguay and the United States convene First Trade and Investment Council PDF
bullet Chile-Ecuador Trade and Integration Agreement: I meeting of the Administrative Commission
bullet United States - Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF): Participants announce Negotiation Objectives
bullet United States announces Enhanced Engagement with the Pacific Islands PDF
bullet United States and Malaysia meet under Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)

August
30 August 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet United States - Taiwan: Formal Negotiations on U.S. – Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade begin
bullet Chile - Ecuador: Official launch of new Trade Integration Agreement
bullet Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA): Vice Ministers of Commerce of Singapore, New Zealand and Chile create a Working Group for the accession of China to the DEPA
bullet Costa Rica - Ecuador: First round of negotiations for a free trade agreement

03 August 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Ecuador - Korea: Round of negotiations on the Strategic Economic Cooperation Agreement
bullet Pacific Alliance: Costa Rica will request start of the negotiation process to join the Pacific Alliance
bullet Meeting of the High-Level Group
bullet Pacific Alliance - South Korea: Start of the negotiations to reach a Free Trade Agreement between the Pacific Alliance and South Korea
bullet U.S.-South Korea (KORUS) FTA and Bilateral Trade Relations: Report from U.S. Congressional Service
bullet World Trade Organization (WTO): Database on gender equality provisions in regional trade agreements

July
29 July 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet United States - Taiwan: Inaugural Meeting of the U.S-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade
bullet Mexico - United Kingdom: First round of negotiations for a free trade agreement
bullet Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement: 25th anniversary
bullet Global Trade and Gender Arrangement: Colombia and Peru join the agreement
bullet US-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) Free Trade Agreement: Joint Statement on the First USMCA Deputies Meeting

May
25 May 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) Canada announces request to join the Agreement
bullet Chile-Ecuador Trade and Integration Agreement enters into force
bullet Ecuador-Mexico trade negotiations: new round of negotiations
bullet Guatemala and Israel conclude trade negotiations
bullet Mexico and the United Kingdom: formally begin free trade negotiations

11 May 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement Report on Background and Issues from the U.S. Background and Issues
bullet World Trade Organization (WTO): Trade Policy Review of Guyana
bullet USTR: 2022 Special 301 Report

April
28 April 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet United States - United Kingdom: Second US-UK Dialogues on the Future of Atlantic Trade
bullet Chile-Indonesia: Second round of negotiations on trade in services of the Comprehensive Economic Association Agreement between Chile and Indonesia
bullet Guatemala's 2021 Foreign Trade Report
bullet Guatemala - Israel: Trade negotiations continue
bullet Pacific Alliance: Meeting of the High-Level Group
bullet United Sates-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Meeting of the Labor Affairs Council

06 April 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet United States - United Kingdom: Joint Statement on the U.S./UK Dialogues on the Future of Atlantic Trade
bullet Canada - United Kingdom: Launching of negotiations of a new, modernised trade deal
bullet U.S. Trade Representative 2022 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers
bullet United States - Korea: 10th anniversary of the U.S.-Korea (KORUS) Free Trade Agreement
bullet MERCOSUR - Singapore: Fourth round of trade negotiations
bullet Ecuador-Guatemala Partial Scope Trade Agreement: Decision No 4 from the Administrative Commission enters into force New!

March
14 March 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet USTR: 2022 Trade Policy Agenda and 2021 Annual Report
bullet Ecuador - United States: Fourth meeting of the US-Ecuador Trade and Investment Council (TIC)
bullet Canada - Mexico - United States (USMCA): Joint Statement on the First USMCA Deputies Meeting
bullet Ecuador and Korea restart negotiations
bullet Chile - Ecuador: Senate of Chile approves Chile-Ecuador Trade Partnership Agreement
bullet Mexico and Korea agree to restart negotiations
bullet Chil's Foreign Trade Report: January-September 2021
bullet Chile and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announce the start of negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
bullet Pacific Alliance: Sixteenth Presidential Summit concludes with the signing of a Free Trade Agreement with Singapore and the signing of a Declaration on Creative Economy
bullet MERCOSUR - Singapore: Third round of negotiations
bullet Peru - Japan: 10 years after the entry into force of the Economic Association Agreement between Peru and Japan
bullet Colombia - United Arab Emirates: Start of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement
bullet World Trade Organization (WTO): Trade Policy Review of Panama
bullet Central America - European Union: 10 years of the Association Agreement between the European Union and Central America

January
31 January 2022
Trade Policy Developments
bullet Ecuador - European Free Trade Association (EFTA): First meeting of Joint Committee
bullet United States Trade Representative (USTR): Fourteenth Report to Congress on the Operation of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
bullet Chile - Korea: Assessment of the Free Trade Agreement
bullet Brazil-Chile Free Trade Agreement enters into force
bullet Chile - Trinidad and Tobago: Second round of negotiations for a Partial Scope Agreement
bullet Ecuador - Mexico: VI Round of Negotiations of a Trade Agreement
bullet Paraguay - Taiwan: Tariff reduction within the framework of the Agreement in force
bullet Central America - Mexico: Fourth meeting of the Free Trade Commission

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