Talks on the long-delayed Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP) and open economies topping the agenda of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) trade ministers meeting.
Malaysian PM Mahathir controls the credibility of APEC, and China controls how emerging economies cut carbon emissions.
After it emerged that the UK was seeking membership of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), trade figures in Asia have expressed openness to the idea, but confusion as to how realistic it is.
The APEC Leaders’ summit meeting, which took place in Danang, Vietnam, crystallized the new geopolitics of trade in Asia.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks at an informal dialogue that is the first of its kind between APEC and ASEAN.
Russia supports the idea of establishing a free trade area (FTA) in the Asia Pacific region, which is believed to enhance the country’s position in the region’s market, President Vladimir Putin said.
Continuing disagreements over the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal mean 11 remaining members may not be ready to give it a wholehearted go-ahead at a summit this week, officials said.
Experts believed an envisaged Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific, which includes all 21 APEC economies, is an effective way to reduce the "spaghetti bowl effect" of overlapping regional trade agreements and fragmentation risk in the Asia-Pacific.
The remaining countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) hope to agree on how to preserve the market access enshrined in the trade deal, Mexico’s economy minister said.
Countries that signed up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are to send representatives to Japan to work on an agreement - without the United States.
Negotiators will reconvene in Japan, continue push to win back US.
Japan and other remaining members of the Trans Pacific Partnership will decide at the APEC meeting in Vietnam how to revive the trade agreement ditched by U.S. President Donald Trump.
Countries should look to Fair Trade for guidance, and even further to their own domestic policies, for a sustainable way to build the global economy.
A report commissioned by the APEC Business Advisory Council, based on interviews with four hundred business people & others, argues for harmonising food standards and labelling across Asia.
While the dream of free trade was born in the prosperous West, it will be completed in the emerging East.
As a major non-APEC member of the RCEP, India faces the prospect of integrating deeper with the Asia-Pacific if the RCEP expands into the FTAAP
Hong Kong and Chile confirmed that they have signed a bilateral investment agreement at the APEC summit.
Consensus in Canberra as leaders prepare to attend Apec summit and confront the death of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
In a blow to the suspended U.S.-backed TPP, several countries in the Pacific Rim are now looking to join China’s free trade agreements.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders Week started off promising free trade "with or without" the US support.