The India government has set aggressive timelines for the agreements – formalisation of a CEPA with the UAE by early 2022, a FTA with the UK by next year, and an interim trade deal with Australia by December.
A Taiwan official has asked Australia to support its bid to join the CPTPP pan-Pacific trade pact, which China opposes, saying Taiwan can boost high technology trade flows and demand for Australian minerals.
India and Australia have agreed to include e-commerce in the final free trade agreement which is likely to be put in place by the end of next year.
A long-planned round of Australia-EU free trade talks have been postponed, a European official confirmed, after fury over Canberra’s decision to cancel a major French submarine contract.
India and Australia will sign a comprehensive Free Trade agreement by the end of 2022 and an early harvest trade deal by Christmas later this year.
When China applied earlier this month to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, the renamed 11-nation trade pact spanning Asia and the Pacific, Beijing seemed to hand Australia the rare diplomatic gift of leverage.
Beijing has applied to join an Asia-Pacific trade pact once pushed by the U.S. as a way to isolate China and solidify American dominance in the region.
Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi and his counterpart Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Dan Tehan signed a framework on trade and investment between Bangladesh and Australia on Wednesday.
Australia pressured the UK not to include binding clauses on the Paris Agreement.
AFTINET’s submission to the JSCOT RCEP argues that the RCEP has serious flaws and should be renegotiated and amended to address these flaws.
India and Australia are looking at announcing an early harvest trade deal by December, according to a joint statement released by the nations.
What precedent might be set by the new Australia trade deal and what could it tell us about the future for UK environmental standards?
Bangladesh and Australia are set to sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) aimed at bolstering bilateral trade by way of removing barriers and tapping potential, officials said.
Long dormant free trade negotiations between India and Australia have been brought back to life as the federal government again tries to bulk up economic ties between the two countries.
India will fast-track free trade agreements (FTAs) with at least six nations — including the UAE, the UK, Australia, Canada, and the EU.
In a drastically changed geopolitical scenario, developments in the Indo-Pacific, have brought Australia and India closer together as Comprehensive Strategic Partners.
Australia is keen to deepen our trade and investment links with India, and take the economic relationship to the next level.
Thailand and Australia have agreed to pursue a strategic economic partnership to boost bilateral trade and investment, with the deal expected to be signed next year.
When negotiations for the RCEP began in 2012, the aged care industry in Australia was dominated by local not-for-profits. The sector is now dominated by for-profit providers, with a jointly-owned Singapore company, Opal, one of the largest.
The ACTU has called on the Morrison Government not to ratify the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, which includes Myanmar’s military junta, at today’s JSCOT inquiry.