EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier announced the suspension on Twitter but said lower-ranking officials would continue discussions in the interim.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) signed by 15 countries encompasses around a third of world trading activity.
Only Peter Szijjarto tested positive and will be flown home alone. The rest of the Hungarian delegation will be flown back in a separate aircraft.
Since Donald Trump's accession to the presidency in 2017, relations with the EU have often been turbulent, not least over trade. Unreported Europe investigates how the outcome of the upcoming election may affect tariffs and taxes which have flown in either direction during the last four years.
Giraffes parts are used for items such as bible covers, shoes and jackets.
In his speech before the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 23, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan H.E. Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev sounded an optimistic note on Uzbekistan's burgeoning economic and trade developments with its neighbor to the south, Afghanistan.
The UK government has pegged its free trade agreement with Japan as a win — but how does it compare with the EU accord it will lose in December?
For years, Cambodia and the European Union have been on a collision course over the southeast Asian country's "serious and systemic violation of human rights". Now, its stand has become official.
They have existed on earth for 60 million years, but now illegal wildlife trade means numbers are rapidly declining.
The United Kingdom has officially left the European Union on 31 January and, being free to negotiate its own trade deals, regions like the Middle East are looking like a new exciting, investment arena.
The US and China struck a 'Phase one' trade deal on Friday, with Washington cutting tariffs in exchange for Chinese purchases of American products.
Tesa Arcilla is joined by politicians and journalists to discuss the major political issues that are defining and dividing Europe today.
The Brief: It's a race against time and the British government is speeding up preparations for a no-deal Brexit. With a little more than two months to October 31st, London is starting to automatically enroll UK firms in a customs system.
At first glance, blocks of feta produced in Australia or in Greece are not as different as chalk and cheese. But for the European Union, they are.
Many South Koreans are angry that Japan has downgraded their country's trade status from "preferred" to just "normal".
US-China trade talks resumed in Shanghai amid low expectations for a breakthrough.