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Singapore firms in Myanmar to get better protection under new bilateral treaty
The Bilateral Investment Treaty on the Promotion and Protection of Investments between Singapore and Myanmar aims to promote greater investment flows between the two countries.
Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) negotiations
New Zealand will take part in negotiations with Chile and Singapore to establish new international rules and best practice for supporting and promoting trade in the digital era.
Singapore to join Russia-led free-trade zone in October
One of the leading Asian economies, Singapore, is set to ink a free trade agreement with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union.
RCEP negotiations in ’final stages’, should be completed by 2019 or early 2020: Chan Chun Sing
Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said that at this point, the RCEP has gone beyond an economic agreement and is a strategic signal to the world’s economy on what countries in this part of the world believe in.
Australia should join DEPA negotiations
New Zealand and Singapore announced negotiations on a Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) that would establish new trade rules and best practices for the digital era. Australia should join and actively participate in these negotiations.
EAEU, Singapore may sign free trade agreement on 1 October
A free trade agreement between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) may be signed during a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Yerevan on 1 October.
Free trade agreement between Singapore and Britain in the works: Vivian Balakrishnan
Singapore is working with Britain on a trade deal that will port the provisions of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) to the United Kingdom, said Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
Iswaran: RCEP will unite region, bring opportunities for all
He notes India’s concerns over trade deal, says it would be a loss if it was not part of pact.
Singapore and New Zealand to step up cooperation in trade, defence and research
Singapore and New Zealand on Friday signed a joint declaration to step up cooperation in four strategic areas, Among them is the upgraded Agreement between New Zealand and Singapore on a Closer Economic Partnership (ANZSCEP).
Singapore, China ink deals on trade, Belt and Road projects
Singapore and China signed five agreements, drawing closer in their collaboration on trade, law enforcement and projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
Lawyers warn on legality of EU approved investment
Lawyers have warned that the European investment agreement with Singapore, endorsed by the EU Parliament, may not be compatible with the law.
EU-Singapore trade pact likely ratified this year: Iswaran
The EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which has bee given the green light by the European Parliament, will likely be ratified and come into force in 2019, said Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S. Iswaran.
The EU-Singapore investment protection agreement
An analysis of its impact on managing government bonds and capital flows.
MEPs take note: EU-Singapore deal could hinder fight against fraud and corruption.
The most worrying thing about the EU-Singapore deal is not the risk that Singapore firms themselves pose, but the fact that the agreement looks set to be used as a model for reinvigorating ISDS.
Russia plans to sign free trade zone agreements with five countries soon
Russia expects to make free trade zones agreement with Israel, Singapore, India, Egypt and Iran in coming future, First Deputy Minister of Industry Sergey Tsyb said.
Support the joint letter on the future of ISDS – EU-Singapore IPA vote
Civil society organisations urge Member of the European Parliament to not ratify EU - Singapore Investment Protection Agreement
Singapore free trade deal gets green light in Trade Committee
Trade Committee MEPs agreed to the EU-Singapore free trade agreement, a stepping stone to cooperation between the EU and south-east Asia.
Singapore making good progress on concluding FTA with Eurasian Economic Union: Tharman
Singapore, Russia and their partners in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) are making progress on concluding the EAEU-Singapore Free Trade
Pacific Rim trade deal enters into force with steep tariff cuts for six nations including Singapore, Australia, Japan
Pacific trade pact takes off with tariff cut in six nations that ratified the pact
SLSFTA’s effective date should be delayed: Bandula
The effective date of the Sri Lanka – Singapore Free Trade Agreement should be postponed to ensure the removal of any detrimental clauses.