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Archive for September 12th, 2017

EU, Ukraine Trade Agreement In Force

The EU-Ukraine Association Agreement (AA), which includes a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA), entered fully into force on September 1, after a period of provisional application. The DCFTA provides for the mutual opening of markets for goods and services, although the EU reduces and abolishes duties at a faster rate. Ukraine will gradually […]

Second Round Of NAFTA Talks Conclude

Canada, Mexico, and the US have concluded the second round of talks on the renegotiation of NAFTA, during which they made progress on consolidating certain proposals into a single text. The talks were held in Mexico City from September 1-5.   According to a trilateral statement issued by Canada, Mexico, and the US, more than […]

South Africa-Cameroon Double Tax Ageement In Force

The South African Revenue Service (SARS) announced on September 1st that the Double Tax Agreement (DTA) signed with Cameroon in February 2015 had entered into force.The agreement – the first of its kind between the two countries – allocates taxing rights and caps withholding tax rates for certain types of income.     It establishes […]