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Hong Kong is looking forward to commencing formal dialogues on its accession to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) when the partnership is ready to take on new members.
Cambodia and Kyrgyzstan are exploring the possibility of launching formal negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), among other bilateral arrangements, according to the Kyrgyz embassy in Ankara.
In a sign of further deepening of the strong bilateral ties, India and Australia could soon resume the parleys regarding a free trade agreement as per the details shared by Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O’Farrell.
Mozambique’s deputy minister of Industry and Commerce says that tariff liberalisation and other commitments that will be made within the scope of the AfCFTA must align with national development priorities and the policies and strategies in force in the country.
Malaysia and New Zealand have agreed on upgrading the regional ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand FTA (AANZFTA), which is undergoing a comprehensive review, Senior Minister cum International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said.
Wednesday’s decision to begin talks on having the U.K. join the Trans-Pacific Partnership has refocused attention on the 11-member trade agreement’s expansion plans, as China puts out unofficial feelers about getting on board.
The Indo-Pacific region will be the new “center of gravity” for the 21st century, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell exclaimed, as he kicked off his visit to Jakarta this week amid lasting tensions on palm oil.
South Korea on Tuesday held the sixth round of free trade talks with a group of South American countries, after around a year of hiatus amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bangladesh and Australia are in discussion to sign a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) as the two countries want to take the relations to a new height shifting from development assistance to trade and investment.
After languishing for nearly four years, India and Canadian negotiators have resumed discussions towards a possible trade pact.
The negotiations on a full-fledged free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran are set to start in the near future.
Bangladesh has adopted policy for executing bilateral agreements on free and preferential trade with different countries, says Finance Minister.
Pakistan and Sri Lanka are exploring ways to enhance the bilateral trade under the Free Trade Agreement between the two countries.
The new deal is likely to include digital trade, added access to agricultural markets, and services.
The 11 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership decided Wednesday to start negotiations for Britain’s entry into the regional free trade agreement, a Japanese minister said.
Nigeria has completed all three of its accession reports but the Energy Charter Conference placed restrictions on ECT accession finalization procedures, placing Nigeria’s accession path into a state of pause.
Ecuador has 60 days to make the payment and has already contacted Perenco to start negotiations. In 2020, the country inked a $6.5 billion emergency deal with the IMF.
Britain and Australia held another round of talks to progress a free trade deal, the British envoy said, as both countries seek to strike an agreement in mid-June.
Nafta did not improve the lot of most Mexican workers. But like many agreements that reduce tariffs and other obstacles to trade, Nafta was intended to boost the rights of workers in Mexico.
In this competition over standards, whichever nation first strikes a trilateral deal with technology leaders Japan and South Korea will secure a strategic chokepoint in the digital architecture of Asia.