The Belt and Road Initiative provides a framework for Chinese investment to enhance existing infrastructure as well as build new production sites and trade routes to better connect China with the rest of the world.
A component of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor would prevent fishermen from fishing on Gwadar’s eastern port, which had been the only source of income for centuries. The Fishermen Alliance has announced that its protests will continue.
Pakistan and China are holding 11th round of second phase of Free Trade Agreement hoping positive outcome of the much supported parlays
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.
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 and Saudi Arabia are also going to sign memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for a Free Trade Agreement.
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 concerned authorities are in the process of building consensus with Turkish for a meaningful free trade agreement (FTA) and increase in economic integration.
Pakistan said to have gathered fresh ‘evidence of corruption’ in the procurement of a rental power project (RPP) contract by the Turkish company.
In order to improve Pakistan-China trade relations, amendments to the FTA will be finalised in mid-February dialogue between the two sides
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.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan have signed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) but some certain issues need to be resolved
The External Relations Group of Mercosur will take up Pakistan’s request for signing a free trade agreement in early 2019
Pakistan has said it wants to revisit the Free Trade Agreement signed with Sri Lanka in 2005.
Tunisia can be a gateway for Pakistani business community to the African countries, says Tunisian Ambassador
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.
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 and Saudi Arabia agreed to negotiate a free trade agreement for trade liberalisation and increasing the volume between the two countries.
Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to further bolster their trade, economic, investment and defense relations.
Pakistan seeks to renegotiate FTA as well as China Pakistan Economic Corridor deals