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Pak-Turkey FTA talks from June 6
The seventh round of negotiations on free trade agreement between Pakistan and Turkey would be held from June 6-7 in Turkey in order to finalise the agreement.
Pak-Turkey FTA to be signed on Aug 14
Pakistan and Turkey’s free trade agreement (FTA) will be signed on August 14, for enhancing the bilateral trade between two countries.
Need time to consider Turkey’s call for FTA, says New Delhi
India is open to considering Turkey’s proposal to negotiate a bilateral free trade agreement in goods, services and investments despite the politically volatile situation in Ankara, but needs time to weigh the potential gains for its industry.
Iran agrees to make existing trade deal with Pakistan functional
Both sides have decided that there will be no fresh Free Trade Agreement (FTA), rather both sides will later on turn the current Preferential Trade Agreement into FTA.
Negotiations initiated with Iran for signing FTA: Khurram
Pakistan: The Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan informed the Senate that negotiations were being initiated with Iran for signing the Free Trade Agreement.
Pak-Iran to sign FTA after resumption of banking channels
Joint ministerial level meeting between Pakistan and Iran to be held in Tehran on April 18, for negotiation on bilateral trade and FTA between the two countries.
Turkish investors wary of impending FTA with Pakistan
It has been argued that Pakistan has signed six FTAs and Preferential Trade Agreements since 2006, but none of them have so far benefited the country.
3rd round of Pak-GCC FTA talks expected after GCC ministerial level meeting
Bahrain would play a pivotal role in negotiating with other GCC countries to finalise the framework for Pak-GCCs FTA.
Pakistan invited to conclude FTA with GCC: Dastgir
Minister for Commerce, Khurram Dastgir Khan says Pakistan has been invited to conclude a Free Trade Agreement with Gulf Cooperation Council.
ICSID rules in favour of Tethyan over Reko Diq project
The ICSID tribunal rejected Pakistan’s final defence against liability and confirmed that Pakistan had violated several provisions of its bilateral investment treaty with Australia
Pakistan, Turkey to hold 6th round of FTA talks
Paksitan and Turkey will hold sixth round of negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in April (2017).
Turkey links FTA to market access for auto sector
Turkey has linked finalisation of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with market access for Turkish auto sector in Pakistan.
Pakistan, Turkey free trade pact in May
The long-awaited Free Trade Agreement will pave way for the South Asian nation to enter Turkey’s agriculture and pharmaceutical market.
Pakistan, Turkey to hold sixth round talks on FTA
Both the sides will hold discussion on agreement on goods, services and on investment.
Pakistan, Thailand discuss free trade agreement
Pakistan and Thailand are discussing Free Trade Agreement (FTA), likely to be signed within three months after both the sides finalize recommendations to be accommodated in the agreement.
Free Trade Agreement: Pakistan, Malaysia in talks to cut duties further
Pakistan and Malaysia are negotiating to further reduce duties on existing and additional tariff lines under the FTA to facilitate businesses of both countries.
Pakistan, Thailand: PAAPAM expresses concern over inclusion of auto sector in FTA
Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM) expressed concerns on the government’s proposal to include the auto sector in the FTA between Pakistan and Thailand.
Consensus still eludes China, Pakistan on FTA expansion
Pakistan Commerce Ministry has not yet decided to go for the second phase of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China
Pak, Malaysia to finalise reduction of duties under FTA
Malaysia and Pakistan, currently negotiating a further reduction of duties on existing and additional tariff lines under a free trade agreement (FTA), are expected to finalise it in the first quarter next year.
Pakistan favours multilateral dispute resolution
Pakistan favours the resolution of trade disputes through established multilateral settlement systems instead of ad-hoc tribunals, an official said.