EghtesadOnline: Iran and EEU have finalized negotiations on free trade of more than 7,500 types of commodities.
EghtesadOnline: With proposals to split the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade into two separate ministries making the rounds once again, a business expert says the issue should be put on the backburner because the need of the hour is free trade.
EghtesadOnline: A full-fledged agreement on a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union will be concluded by early 2022.
EghtesadOnline: European Central Bank President Mario Draghi defended free trade and post-crisis financial regulation at the U.S. Federal Reserve’s Jackson Hole symposium, while avoiding any comments on monetary-policy deliberations or the euro exchange rate.
EghtesadOnline: World leaders meeting in Hamburg ran into a major rift over global economic policy as President Donald Trump held firm to his America First doctrine at the expense of unity.
EghtesadOnline: China and the European Union should promote a "positive signal" of economic globalization and free and fair trade, Premier Li Keqiang told the EU's top diplomat Federica Mogherini.
EghtesadOnline: The world isn't doing enough to help workers and communities displaced by global free trade, says a new report. It calls on countries to put in place necessary measures to help those who lose out in global competition.
EghtesadOnline: People’s Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said he would like to see Group of 20 officials continue to seek greater consensus on trade when national leaders meet this year.
EghtesadOnline: Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli told a gathering of Asian leaders that the world must commit to multilateral free trade under the World Trade Organization and needs to reform global economic governance.
EghtesadOnline: The world's financial leaders rowed back on a pledge to keep an open and inclusive global trade system after being unable to find a suitable compromise with an increasingly protectionist United States.