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Australia says it’s ready to talk to China about their trade dispute
Australia wants dialogue with China to resolve their trade dispute and clear up any misunderstandings with its largest trading partner, Australian agriculture minister David Littleproud told CNBC Friday.
Pakistan: China’s ’involvement’ in deep sea fishing angers local fishermen
Fishermen’s associations claim that Chinese trawlers have docked at a Karachi port, allegedly for the purpose of deep sea fishing. They fear that Chinese companies are slowly taking over Pakistan’s fishing sector.
China and Cambodia sign FTA on heels of EU sanctions
China and Cambodia on Monday signed a free trade agreement at a ceremony in Phnom Penh attended by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
How China came to champion free trade
The Chinese government has been strengthening legal protection of intellectual property for many years – for China’s own benefit, not to keep the Americans or anyone else happy. So how much has been accomplished, how much remains to be done, and why?
China and Sri Lanka to resume FTA talks and work on Hambantota industrial zone
China and Sri Lanka are to resume talks on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and expedite work on the proposed Hambantota industrial zone.
Third round of South Korea FTA negotiations concludes
Cambodia and South Korea have productively concluded the third round of negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which is expected to boost bilateral trade and investment once it enters into force.
State to review FTA with China before implementation: Minister Fayyaz
Maldives Minister of Economic Development Fayyaz Ismail, asserted the incumbent administrations intention to review the free trade agreement signed with China during the presidency of Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.
China’s Wang Yi to ink free trade agreement today
The Free Trade Agreement between Cambodia and China will be signed during a two-day state visit by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Phnom Penh today, according to an official announcement on Saturday.
Ex-pres did not wish to implement China-Maldives FTA, claims Nasheed
Former President of the Maldives, and Speaker of the Parliament Mohamed Nasheed has stated that former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom did not want to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Maldives and China.
Merkel announced EU plans to speed up dialogue with China on investment agreement
The European Union wants to speed up negotiations with China on an investment protection agreement, said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Taiwan trade deal on Trump administration’s radar, lawmaker says
A group of Republican lawmakers seeking to counter national security and economic threats from China is calling for the United States to open trade talks with Taiwan.
Norway tries to seal FTA with China this year, but complications abound
There’s speculation in Beijing diplomatic circles this month as to whether China will sign a free trade deal with Norway this year.
US-China trade: soybeans, corn and cars surge, but Beijing still not close to meeting demands of deal
Despite the spending spree during the summer months, China is nowhere near meeting the overall targets set out in the phase one trade deal.
The more the merrier in Indo-Pacific
As of last week, there are at least 8 distinctive cooperative frameworks relating to the Indo-Pacific region, which reflects the region’s growing economic and strategic importance within the rapidly-changing international stage.
Mining companies stand to win from Peru-China FTA that neglects environment
Ten years after the entry into force of the Peru-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA), officials from both countries are in stuck a slow renegotiation process in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Chinese business wants less EU red tape
The Chinese business community in Europe would like to see less ‘red tape’ and regulatory barriers for its firms on the bloc, but is also open to the idea of offering further opportunities for EU business in China.
China, New Zealand agree to upgrade FTA: MOFCOM
China and New Zealand agreed to promote cooperation within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative and move forward the bilateral efforts on upgrading the free trade agreement (FTA).
Can Cambodia fill the gap left by EU sanctions with China FTA?
As China’s hard-handed diplomacy deepens its rifts with not only the U.S. and Australia, but also a previously friendly Europe, Cambodia has drawn attention as an example of how smaller countries can navigate the growing global divide.
Canada drops free trade talks with China: The Globe and Mail
A trade agreement between Canada and China is no longer worth pursuing, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister said.
BOI eyes five new trade agreements with key trading partners
Sri Lanka’s apex investment promotion body, Board of Investment (BOI), is eyeing five new trade agreements with key trading partners—Japan, China, European Union (EU), United States and United Kingdom (UK)— over the next three years.