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
28-Aug-2015 Live Mint RCEP seals modalities for tariff liberalizationChina agreed to accept India’s initial market access offer in the recently concluded RCEP ministerial in Kuala Lumpur.
26-Aug-2015 Tehran Times EEU to study free trade area agreement with IranThe Council of the Eurasian Economic Commission has decided to set up a joint research group to study the prospects of reaching a free trade area (FTA) agreement with Iran
25-Aug-2015 Inquirer New trade measures top Apec agenda in Cebu meetingsNew and aggressive measures to improve trade and economic growth across the region will be high on the agenda of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation.
24-Aug-2015 The Star Minister: TPP and RCEP are equally important to the countryMalaysia gives equal emphasis to two trade pacts – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) said International Trade and Industry Minister, with RCEP provide a future boost for the four Asean countries in the TPP negotiations.
18-Aug-2015 Viet Nam News ASEAN puts last touches to economic communityWith most of the high-priority measures in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) blueprint already adopted, policymakers and businesses need to work closely on the remaining challenges to achieve benefits of full economic integration beyond 2015
14-Aug-2015 Tax News Norway partners with ASEAN free trade blocASEAN foreign ministers accepted Norway as a Sectoral Dialogue Partner following Norway’s application early this year to establish a formal partnership with the Asian bloc.
9-Aug-2015 The Charlotte Observer Q&A: How Southeast Asian economic zone could change regionThe Association of Southeast Asian Nations aims to establish an economic community known as the AEC whose ultimate goal is said to allow free trade, investment and movement of workers between the 10 nations that make up the grouping
6-Aug-2015 Vietnam + ASEAN y socios comprometidos a reforzar cooperación regionalLos ministros de Relaciones Exteriores de la Asociación de Naciones del Sudeste Asiático (ASEAN) y sus homólogos de las 10 naciones dialogantes concretizaron medidas para intensificar la cooperación en el futuro.
28-May-2015 APEC Free trade agreements lead to rising exports, study confirmsAs regional free trade agreements proliferate in the Asia-Pacific, a new APEC Policy Support Unit report confirms that these agreements do make a difference in boosting exports.
25-May-2015 Public Radio of Armenia Russian PM approves free trade zone deal between EEU, VietnamRussian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has approved a free trade zone agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Vietnam.
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