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.
Pakistan and Turkey’s free trade agreement (FTA) will be signed on August 14, for enhancing the bilateral trade between two countries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bahrain would play a pivotal role in negotiating with other GCC countries to finalise the framework for Pak-GCCs FTA.
Minister for Commerce, Khurram Dastgir Khan says Pakistan has been invited to conclude a Free Trade Agreement with Gulf Cooperation Council.
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
Paksitan and Turkey will hold sixth round of negotiations on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in April (2017).
Turkey has linked finalisation of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with market access for Turkish auto sector in Pakistan.
The long-awaited Free Trade Agreement will pave way for the South Asian nation to enter Turkey’s agriculture and pharmaceutical market.
Both the sides will hold discussion on agreement on goods, services and on investment.
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.
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 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.
Pakistan Commerce Ministry has not yet decided to go for the second phase of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China
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 the resolution of trade disputes through established multilateral settlement systems instead of ad-hoc tribunals, an official said.