Trade and Investment

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Algeria–Cyprus Relations - Agreements, Trade and Investment
... In December 2001, the Algerian firm Sonatrach and Cyprus oil company Medex Petroleum signed an exploration deal covering the north of Bordj Omar Idriss in the Illizi basin in south-eastern Algeria ... Cyprus is considering Algeria as a potential partner to assist with extracting untapped oil and gas from the island's exclusive economic zone ...
Economy Of Mexico - Trade - Mexican Trade Facilitation and Competitiveness
... A research brief published by the World Bank as part of its Trade Costs and Facilitation Project suggests that Mexico has the potential to substantially increase trade ... The study examines the potential impacts of trade facilitation reforms in four areas port efficiency, customs administration, information technology, and regulatory environment (including standards) ...
International Trade - Fair Trade
... The fair trade movement, also known as the trade justice movement, promotes the use of labour, environmental and social standards for the production of commodities, particularly those exported from the ... Such ideas have also sparked a debate on whether trade itself should be codified as a human right ... Importing firms voluntarily adhere to fair trade standards or governments may enforce them through a combination of employment and commercial law ...
Canada–Latvia Relations - Trade and Investment
... Canada’s trade relationship with Latvia is modest ... In 2009, Canada exported $24.7 million in goods to Latvia including textile, machinery and electrical products and imported $17.2 million of products including wooden furniture, wood, glass and glassware and construction materials ...
North American Free Trade Agreement - Mechanisms - Trade - Investment
... The US foreign direct investment (FDI) in NAFTA Countries (stock) was $357.7 billion in 2009 (latest data available), up 8.8% from 2008 ... The US direct investment in NAFTA countries is in nonbank holding companies, and in the manufacturing, finance/insurance, and mining sectors ... The foreign direct investment, of Canada and Mexico in the United States (stock) was $237.2 billion in 2009 (the latest data available), up 16.5% from 2008 ...

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