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CPFTA-II may be finalised prior to PM’s China visit
Pakistan and China are holding 11th round of second phase of Free Trade Agreement hoping positive outcome of the much supported parlays
Pakistan, China set to ink FTA-II by June 2019
Pakistan and China are set to ink much-awaited second free trade agreement by June 2019 and to this effect a technical experts’ delegation from Islamabad will leave for China by end of February.
EFTA shows interest to sign Free Trade Agreement with Pakistan
The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) – comprised of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland - has shown interest to sign Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Pakistan.
Pakistan to ink MoU on free trade agreement with Saudi Arabia
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are also going to sign memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for a Free Trade Agreement.
China, Pakistan inching towards BoP deal, FTA-II
China and Pakistan are reportedly inching towards a deal on Balance of Payment (BoP) support with commercial loans and the second phase of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) expected to be finalised prior April, 2019
Pakistan, Turkey in talks for FTA
Pakistan concerned authorities are in the process of building consensus with Turkish for a meaningful free trade agreement (FTA) and increase in economic integration.
Turkish RPP ship: Pakistan breathes $900mn sigh of relief
Pakistan said to have gathered fresh ‘evidence of corruption’ in the procurement of a rental power project (RPP) contract by the Turkish company.
Amended FTA with China to be finalised in mid-Feb
In order to improve Pakistan-China trade relations, amendments to the FTA will be finalised in mid-February dialogue between the two sides
Pakistan, Iran to hold talks on FTA next month
Iran and Pakistan will hold further talks on Free Trade Agreement during second week of February 2019 focusing on finding out ways to resolve banking channel issues.
Call to make FTA beneficial for both Pakistan, Sri Lanka: HC
Sri Lanka and Pakistan have signed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) but some certain issues need to be resolved
Pakistan seeks to sign FTA with Latin America bloc
The External Relations Group of Mercosur will take up Pakistan’s request for signing a free trade agreement in early 2019
Pakistan wants to revisit 2005 FTA with Sri Lanka
Pakistan has said it wants to revisit the Free Trade Agreement signed with Sri Lanka in 2005.
PTA with Tunisia soon
Tunisia can be a gateway for Pakistani business community to the African countries, says Tunisian Ambassador
Indonesia to ratify Pakistan trade deal to protect palm oil exports
The Indonesian government will push ahead and ratify a trade deal with Pakistan to protect $1.5 billion in annual palm oil exports to the South Asia nation, a cabinet minister said.
‘Pakistan-Indonesia PTA could be upgraded to FTA’
Indonesia is expanding trade partnerships with different countries and economic blocs and a free trade agreement (FTA) with Pakistan is a part of the plans, said Indonesia Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita.
Pakistan, Saudi Arabia agree to negotiate FTA
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia agreed to negotiate a free trade agreement for trade liberalisation and increasing the volume between the two countries.
Pakistan, Turkey agreed to revive dialogue on Free Trade Agreement: FM Qureshi
Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to further bolster their trade, economic, investment and defense relations.
Pakistan seeks rejig of economic corridor, trade pact with China
Pakistan seeks to renegotiate FTA as well as China Pakistan Economic Corridor deals
Pakistan to evaluate trade policy on modern lines
Pakistan would evaluate its trade policy according to modern trends, and implement the strategic policy framework 2015/19 in letter and spirit to boost the country’s exports.
Pakistan failed to sign any FTA’s in the last 5 years
Although the government of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) started the negotiations on various trade agreements including the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) with a number of countries, it could not conclude any such agreement in the past five years.