Bilateral deal-making involving governments of Asia and the Pacific region.
- EU-ACP EPAs
- New Zealand
- New Zealand-China
- New Zealand-Thailand
- PACER & PICTA
- Sri Lanka
18-Apr-2017 Kathmandu Post Nepal-US trade talks to focus on boosting outputThe bilateral meeting will focus on looking for ways to expand production of the 66 products to which the US has been providing duty-free access through the Trade Preferences Act (TPA).
23-Mar-2017 RPP SNI: TLC entre Perú e India perjudicaría industria nacionalEl país asiático otorga subvenciones a sus sectores productivos exportadores, que fabrican lo mismo que nuestro país, generando así competencia desleal.
16-Mar-2017 IATP Getting back to basics in Vina Del MarCountries should look to Fair Trade for guidance, and even further to their own domestic policies, for a sustainable way to build the global economy.
15-Mar-2017 Le Devoir L’ombre du PTP plane sur SantiagoUne coalition exhorte les ministres réunis au Chili à ne pas se servir du défunt Partenariat transpacifique pour façonner un nouvel accord.
15-Mar-2017 Tele Sur Anti-TPP protesters clash with riot police in ChileRiot police clashed with protesters in Viña Del Mar, where representatives of the 11 remaining member states of the Trans Pacific Partnership together with China, Colombia and South Korea met.
15-Mar-2017 Reuters As ministers meet on scrapped Pacific trade deal, decisions elusiveMinisters and officials representing the 12 countries of the failed Trans-Pacific Partnership, plus China and South Korea, began talks in Chile, but any concrete decision on how a new trade pact might look seemed far off.
15-Mar-2017 Tele Sur Chileans protest bid to revive embattled TPP after Trump’s exitActivists have a message for trade ministers meeting in Chile: the TPP is dead.
15-Mar-2017 TASS EAEU working on free trade zone agreements with China, IranAbout 40 countries are currently interested in establishing trade and economic relations with the EAEU
Le président péruvien Pedro Pablo Kuczynski a déclaré que l’Alliance du Pacifique était enthousiaste à l’idée que le Partenariat économique régional global (RCEP) devienne une réalité.
13-Mar-2017 Reuters China says Chile Pacific trade meeting not about TPPChina said that a meeting in Chile to discuss a possible regional Pacific trade deal is not strictly about the languishing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), as China tries to distance itself from one-time U.S.-led trade pact.
China enviará a Yin Hengmin, su representante especial para asuntos de América Latina, a participar en la próxima reunión sobre la integración económica Asia-Pacífico que tendrá lugar en Chile, anunció hoy lunes una portavoz del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de China.
10-Mar-2017 Public Citizen Carta abierta a los Ministros de Comercio reuniéndose en Chile, 14 y 15 de marzo de 2017Creemos que no es aceptable que las reglas del TPP se utilicen como modelo para futuras negociaciones comerciales.
10-Mar-2017 Public Citizen Open letter to trade ministers meeting in Chile, 14-15 March 2017We believe it is not acceptable for TPP rules to be used as a model for future trade negotiations.
10-Mar-2017 Reuters Paths open to new Pacific trade pact, post-TPP: Chile trade headCountries that signed up for the failed trade pact known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will meet in Chile, seeking a way forward on a possible future regional deal
8-Mar-2017 Azer News EAEU-Iran free trade preparation deal signedMembers of the Eurasian Economic Union’s (EAEU) prime ministerial council signed a directive on March 7, ordering preparations for a temporary agreement on forming an EAEU-Iran free trade zone.
18-Feb-2017 Armen Press EAEU and Singapore to sign FTA till end of 2017The Prime Minister of Singapore stressed that he is ready for a constructive dialogue and hopes that the FTA will be signed by the end of 2017
16-Feb-2017 Business Mirror PHL to South Korea: Slash pineapple tariff to zeroManila has asked Seoul to bring down to zero the tariff it slaps on Philippine pineapple exports to South Korea.
14-Feb-2017 Phnom Penh Post Cambodia, EEC put free trade on agendaOfficials from Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) meeting in Phnom Penh yesterday issued a statement affirming commitments to increasing bilateral trade made last year, and agreed to work toward a possible free trade agreement.
13-Feb-2017 Korea Times Thailand can be ’gateway for Korea to ASEAN’Seoul advised to play key role in AEC integration through in-kind contribution.
13-Feb-2017 Manila Bulletin Expansion of ASEAN services accord pushedThe Philippines will push for the expansion and deepening of the ASEAN services agreement possibly over a 10-year transition period to allow the liberalization of more sectors.
ASEAN Briefing is a platform dedicated to the various and increasing number of trade treaties and agreements throughout the ASEAN region, produced by tax and legal professionals Dezan Shira & Associates.
Papers from an APEC conference in Hong Kong, May 2004
An Australian government webpage on the Australia-ASEAN-New Zealand FTA negotiations, agreed to end 2004 and begun early 2005.
Maintained by Joseph Tsang 曾錫堯
Official website on the Macau-China Closer Economic Partnership Agreement
The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) is a campaign network of concerned individuals and organisations responding to economic justice issues and the impact of globalisation and free trade on Pacific communities.
May 2004 article by Focus on the Global South associate Raghav Narsalay on the politics of regional trade negotiations in South Asia. A PDF version with table and graph is available for download here