18-Nov-2015 New Matilda
Despite receiving little attention in Australia, efforts to establish a new regional trade agreement are raising eyebrows among Pacific neighbours
14-May-2013 Tahitis Infos
Samoa est devenu le premier pays océanien à ratifier le volet « services » de l’accord régional de libre-échange PICTA (Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement, qui inclut 14 des 16 États membres du Forum, mais pas l’Australie et la Nouvelle-Zélande)
The U.S. House International Relations Committee held a hearing on Thursday July 20, 2006 on Asian Free Trade Agreements and questioned if they are good for American businesses and American workers, according to American Samoa Congressman Faleomavaega Eni Hunkin.
It has been a relatively easy matter for Pacific Islands Country (PIC) governments to sign regional trade agreements such as PICTA (Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement - excluding Australia and New Zealand) and PACER (Pacific Agreement for Closer Economic Relations - including Australia and NZ.)