Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation
Senior trade officials from Trans-Pacific Partnership countries will meet May 2-3 in Toronto to continue to map out the future of the pact without U.S. involvement.
Countries should look to Fair Trade for guidance, and even further to their own domestic policies, for a sustainable way to build the global economy.
Non-tariff barriers in agriculture and food trade in APEC: Business perspectives on impacts and solutions
A report commissioned by the APEC Business Advisory Council, based on interviews with four hundred business people & others, argues for harmonising food standards and labelling across Asia.
28-Nov-2016 Eurasia Review
While the dream of free trade was born in the prosperous West, it will be completed in the emerging East.
25-Nov-2016 Financial Express
The Donald Trump effect: India faces prospect of integrating deeper with Asia-Pacific if RCEP expands into FTAAP
As a major non-APEC member of the RCEP, India faces the prospect of integrating deeper with the Asia-Pacific if the RCEP expands into the FTAAP
21-Nov-2016 La República
Decenas de manifestantes se concentraron este viernes en San Isidro para lanzar arengas contra los participantes del Foro APEC 2016 y los líderes que están a favor del Acuerdo Transpacífico de Cooperación Económica (TPP).
21-Nov-2016 Mexico Star
Hong Kong and Chile confirmed that they have signed a bilateral investment agreement at the APEC summit.
Le sommet de l’Apec s’est déroulé dans un climat d’inquiétudes quant aux intentions réelles, encore floues, du futur locataire de la Maison Blanche.
Pékin devrait en profiter pour refaçonner le paysage des échanges économiques en Asie en poussant ses propres traités commerciaux
18-Nov-2016 The Guardian
Consensus in Canberra as leaders prepare to attend Apec summit and confront the death of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
In a blow to the suspended U.S.-backed TPP, several countries in the Pacific Rim are now looking to join China’s free trade agreements.
15-Nov-2016 Business Standard
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders Week started off promising free trade "with or without" the US support.
14-Nov-2016 Manila Bulletin
A creation of Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), which would include all APEC states, is one of the main topics on the agenda of the 2016 APEC Summit.
Negotiations for the RCEP are increasingly making progress towards crafting a future trade and investment deal.Whether talks will be concluded this year is less clear
China will seek support for a Beijing-led Asia-Pacific free trade area at a regional summit in Peru, Chinese officials, after Donald Trump’s U.S. election win dashed hopes for a U.S.-led free trade pact.
China hopes to see progress at the next summit in Peru of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) bloc in pushing ahead with a Chinese-backed trade liberalization framework.
30-Aug-2016 The Hindu
American industry is keen that India and the US conclude their much-awaited Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), which it believes will strengthen India’s chances of membership in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation bloc.
APEC membership for India likely focus in Narendra Modi’s talks with Barack Obama: Arvind Panagariya
India’s membership in the APEC forum will likely be an important topic in Modi’s talks with President Barack ObamaI while it is too early to think of the TPP.
20-May-2016 Nhan Dan
Les ministres du Commerce des 21 économies membres du Forum de Coopération économique pour l’Asie-Pacifique (APEC) ont discuté de la création d’une zone de libre-échange en Asie-Pacifique (FTAAP).
Trade ministers from the United States, China and other Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum nations say a study on the proposed "Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific" agreement is on track.