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KP businessmen for Pak-China style FTA with Afghanistan
The Khhyber Pakhtunkhwa business community on Tuesday called for signing of a Pak-Afghan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on the pattern of FTA inked with China.
Iran ready for free trade with regional countries: Official
Iran is ready to establish preferential tariffs and free trade with some regional countries, particularly Afghanistan, Pakistan and Oman.
US, Afghanistan hold TIFA meeting, talk about trade
The U.S.-Afghanistan Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council met in Kabul and discussed a wide array of trade and investment related topics.
Skewed Afghan transit trade ‘pact’
A trade agreement between any two countries is based on mutually beneficial terms while Pakistan has inked the Afghan – Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement that tends to compromise our national interests and will eventually hurt the domestic industry.
Pakistan, Afghanistan to ink new trade agreements
Pakistan and Afghanistan are expected to enter in to a new trade and economic cooperation mechanism during the President of Pakistan first official visit to Afghanistan on January 7, 2009
Cabinet paves way for Afghanistan’s entry into SAFTA
The Union Cabinet on Friday paved the way for the formal entry of Afghanistan into the South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA).
Afghan Minister confirms signing of trade agreement with Pakistan
The Afghan Minister for Trade and Commerce has said that his country has signed a bilateral trade agreement with Pakistan.
Govt may cut duties for Afghanistan’s Safta entry
As Afghanistan is likely to be inducted as the eight member of the South Asian Free Trade Area (Safta) by February 2008, minister of state for commerce Jairam Ramesh today said India will bring down duties on 4,356 tariff lines (products) to zero for facilitating trade with Afghanistan.
US eyes trade with Pakistan and Afghanistan
The Bush administration will push Congress in coming months to approve legislation aimed at creating reconstruction opportunity zones so that goods produced in designated parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan can enter the United States duty-free.
Pakistan hopes for US action on trade zones
Pakistan wants the United States to pass legislation on "reconstruction opportunity zones" that would allow it and Afghanistan to export textiles, clothing and other goods without paying US duties.
Islamabad not opposed to Kabul’s SAFTA membership
Pakistan on Wednesday rejected the notion as baseless that it was opposed to Afghanistan’s entry into the South Asia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA).
Islamabad for free trade agreement with Kabul
Pakistan has suggested talks on preferential trade agreement (PTA) with Afghanistan to lead to free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries.
Humayun proposes PTA talks with Kabul
Pakistan’s Commerce Minister Humayun Akhtar Khan on Wednesday suggested initiation of talks on preferential trade agreement (PTA) with Afghanistan, which would lead to free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries.
ECO Trade Agreement (ECOTA, 2003)
QIZ to be set up at Pak-Afghan border
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been informed that Pakistan and Afghanistan will soon submit a joint proposal for establishment of Qualified Industrial Zone at Pak-Afghan Border to export to the United States of America.
India-Afghanistan PTA (2003)
PREFERENTIAL TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF INDIA AND THE TRANSITIONAL ISLAMIC STATE OF AFGHANISTAN
Dhaka hesitant to sign FTA with neighbours
Bangladesh is hesitant to take any practical move to sign free trade agreement (FTA) as it has been sitting on several proposals from many neighbouring countries that have done so among themselves for their own benefits.
Pakistan proposes preferential trade pact with Afghanistan
Commerce Minister Humayun Akhtar Khan has proposed signing of a preferential trade agreement (PTA) leading to a free trade agreement (FTA) with Afghanistan in the near future to increase the volume of bilateral trade between the two countries.
Preferential trade with Afghanistan proposed
Pakistan has proposed a preferential trade agreement with Afghanistan and shown keen interest in setting up industrial zones between Kandahar and Jalalabad, once security issues are resolved, said Humayun Akhtar Khan, Pakistan’s commerce minister.
US and Afghanistan sign TIFA
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Ashley Wills and Afghanistan’s Minister of Commerce, Sayed Mustafa Kazemi, signed a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) today in Kabul that provides a forum for Afghanistan and United States to examine ways to expand bilateral trade and investment.