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Trade commitments between Brunei and Hong Kong to take effect
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government said that the commitments relating to Hong Kong and Brunei member state, under the trade and and investment agreements between Hong Kong and ASEAN, will enter into force on Oct 20.
As Western banks leave, China adds Brunei to new silk road
Total Chinese investment in Brunei is now estimated at $4.1 billion.
US amenable to trade talks with Japan, 4 other TPP members: USTR
In 2018, the Trump administration will continue efforts to build stronger, better and fairer trading relationships with Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia, New Zealand and Brunei.
Pakistan exploring PTA prospects to boost garment exports
Eyeing to boost its garment and other textile items exports, the Government of Pakistan is exploring the prospects of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) with various countries.
Free Trade Agreement
Yang Berhormat Dato Paduka Haji Idris stated that Brunei Darussalam has joined several Free Trade Agreements or FTAs, which bring benefits such as the exemption of import tax to relevant countries and threw open opportunities for export markets.
Acting Chief Justice attends forum in China
Acting Chief Justice/High Court Judge, Justice Datin Paduka Hayati of Brunei Darussalam Supreme Court represented Brunei at the China-Asean High-Level Judges Conference on the invitation of the President of the High People’s Court of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region was the
EU plans two-track approach for FTA
The European Union (EU) under the French presidency will focus on bilateral approaches in parallel with a bloc-to-bloc discussions with Asean on a free trade agreement, according to the French ambassador to Thailand.
India, Brunei to sign bilateral investment agreement
India and Brunei Darussalam will be signing an agreement on bilateral investment and protection and three other MoUs in different areas to further strengthen their bilateral cooperation.
US working on new Pacific trade accord, people say
The Bush administration is preparing to negotiate an agreement linking the US, Chile, Singapore, Brunei and New Zealand in a Pacific-region accord to reduce barriers to trade and foreign investment, according to lobbyists briefed by the US trade office.
Japan-Brunei FTA (2007)
Japan inks FTA with Brunei for stable energy supply
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah signed a free trade agreement between their countries in Tokyo on Monday, with Japan seeking stable energy supply from the resource-rich Southeast Asian nation.
Japan, Brunei to sign FTA in Tokyo
Japan and Brunei will sign a free trade agreement next week aimed at cutting tariffs and ensuring a stable supply of natural gas to Japan from the Southeast Asian country, an official said Friday.
US holds talks with Philippines, Brunei to improve market access
The United States held separate talks with the Philippines and Brunei this week on steps to enhance market access for a range of products. The talks were held under the bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreements (TIFA) between the United States and the two Southeast Asian nations.
Brunei, US officials study ways to expand bilateral trade
The United States trade representatives and Brunei government officials yesterday discussed how trade relations can be further expanded as well as what the US can do to support the sultanate’s efforts to diversify its economy.
Economic Partnership Agreement marks new chapter for Brunei, Japan
For the first time, Japan has secured a specific chapter on ’energy’ in a bilateral FTA — with Brunei.
FTA with Brunei likely by year end
Modalities for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and Brunei Darussalam are being finalised and hopefully the agreement would be in place by the end of this year. This was stated by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Brunei Darussalam Major General (retd) Syed Haider Jawed, while speaking at Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday.
Prince at Asean-EU talks
When foreign ministers from the European Union and Southeast Asia gather in the German city of Nuremberg Wednesday, regional security will top the agenda.
Brunei: Cheaper Japanese goods here
Japan is one of the biggest markets for Brunei’s liquefied natural gas. Undoubtedly the EPA is said to include a clause that ensures a stable supply of natural gas for Japan. More than US$2 billion worth of gas were supplied to Japan in 2005 alone.
Japan reaches free trade agreement with Brunei
Japan has agreed with Brunei in principle to liberalize bilateral trade, seeking to secure a stable energy supply from the resource-rich Southeast Asian country, the Japanese government said Thursday.
Japan, Brunei to hold talks toward free trade agreement next week in Tokyo
Japan and Brunei will hold talks next week in Tokyo toward a free trade agreement, Japan’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday.