Trade Agreements

August 15, 2013

Canada’s potential trade deal with the European Union, if it is ambitious, could generate far more opportunities than risks, according to this report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

March 14, 2013

An EU-US FTA would signal to the world the seriousness with which both parties take true free trade, and that more than anything else would animate the global dialogue in favor or more serious multilateral trade liberalization.

January 1, 2013

This ICRIER report examines the prospects and economic potential of an India-United States Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT). It documents the strong growth of U.S.-India trade and investment activity, and charts a path forward for further trade and investment liberalization.

January 1, 2013

This ICRIER paper examines the ground covered so far by India and the challenges that remain for it to realize the benefits of the South Asian Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA). Resolving issues such as the liberalization of tariffs (including trimming sensitive lists), non-tariff barriers, transport and transit barriers, and customs reforms can maximize the impact of SAFTA for South Asian nations.

December 16, 2012

Information Technology Agreement member countries—developed and developing alike—should seize on the opportunity to further tariff rate elimination on ICT products.

August 28, 2012

Negotiations toward the TPP Agreement should conclude with a gold-standard trade agreement.

January 1, 2012

This report examines the opportunities and challenges associated with Russia's accession to the World Trade Organization.