The United States has settled on final terms of a partial trade deal with China, several people familiar with the negotiations said.
The Pakistan government has announced that tariff concessions on goods under the revised FTA with China will come into effect from Jan 1, 2020 after seven years of negotiations.
As Vietnam currently has a free trade agreement with the US, Cambodia may benefit from the special economic zone – particularly from the US market.
Moon Jae-in, president of the Republic of Korea (ROK), hailed China’s important role in regional stability, security and development, vowing to deepen cooperation with China in areas such as RCEP and China-ROK-Japan free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations.
India’s doubts on issues like exports and its economic relations with China are genuine and crucial for growth. Only when these are resolved, should India consider joining the agreement again.
“Good progress” is being made on a long-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) between China and Norway, urging further dialogue and an open attitude toward trade to fend off lingering concerns over protectionism.
The US and China are moving closer to agreeing on the amount of tariffs that would be rolled back.
This level of annual spike in imports from Singapore has been unheard of despite the existence of the FTA for around 14 years now.
Japan may refrain from signing an India-less Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
Hun Sen’s regime to discuss free-trade deal with China amid EU and US threats to end trade privileges over Cambodia’s human rights record. But there has been growing resentment in Cambodia over Chinese investment.
India and Japan did not make any tangible progress on some of the sticky issues facing both sides, mainly on a breakthrough in the civil nuclear deal, acquisition of Amphibious aircraft or progress in the bullet train project.
Beijing’s top priority in any phase one trade deal with the United States is the removal of existing tariffs on Chinese goods.
Pakistan and China trade will get a big a boost with the implementation of second phase of their free trade agreement from December 1.
China, South Korea and Japan will hold a new round of negotiations on the trilateral free trade agreement (FTA) this week in Seoul.
China and the United States are “moving closer to agreeing” on a “phase one” trade deal, according to Communist Party’s official People’s Daily.
The Philippines’ chief economic manager is still pushing for the massive deal covering Asean and its free-trade partners such as China to sustain fast growth and poverty reduction across the region.
China said it will raise penalties on violations of intellectual property rights in an attempt to address one of the sticking points in trade talks with the US.
With India appearing to have exited the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), negotiators remain committed to bringing the country back into the fold as an "indispensable" member of the deal
China’s Belt and Road Initiative seeks to build rail, maritime and road links from Asia to Europe and Africa in a revival of ancient Silk Road trading routes.
India’s existing free trade agreements (FTAs) with Asean, Japan and South Korea already link duty concession to a 35% value addition, according to analysts.