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Dhaka to focus on removal of non-tariff barriers, at India-Bangladesh talks
Bangladesh and India were now jointly studying the pros and cons of signing a comprehensive economic partnership agreement.
CEPA negotiations with India start next year
Negotiations for signing a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India will begin next year as the related feasibility study has entered its final stage.
Dhaka, Bangkok working on sealing FTA
Thailand and Bangladesh are working closely to ink a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), the country’s envoy said during a meeting with Bangladeshi business leaders.
Comoros looks for trade deal with Bangladesh
Foreign Minister of Comoros Dhoihir Dhoulkamal has underlined the importance of signing a trade agreement between the two countries.
Bangladesh for early conclusion of inclusive PTA with Indonesia
Bangladesh has stressed the importance of an early conclusion of bilateral Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) with Indonesia by making it inclusive and mutually beneficial.
Dhaka likely to ink PTA deal with Colombo by March next year
Dhaka wants to conclude preferential trade agreement (PTA) with Colombo on March 4th next, now that Bangladesh begins to arm itself with trading tools for its graduation into competitive-market regime.
Talks on PTA with Vietnam to be held in November: envoy
The talks on further progress on the proposed Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between Pakistan and Vietnam are likely to take place in the middle of November this year, a diplomat said.
Negotiations likely next year with Bangladesh
Thailand expects to begin talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) with Bangladesh next year.
India ready for negotiations of comprehensive economic pact with Bangladesh, says Envoy
Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami has said that the proposed CEPA between two countries is a "win-win" situation and India is ready for negotiations as early as January 2022.
Bangladesh, Australia sign trade, investment agreement
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.
Dhaka to start feasibility study on PTA or FTA with Singapore
Dhaka has started the process to conduct a feasibility study on signing either a PTA or FTA with Singapore, aiming to further strengthen economic and trade ties with the Southeast Asian country, officials said.
Bangladesh decides to join largest trade bloc
Bangladesh has decided to join the world’s largest trading bloc, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), to stay eligible for duty-free trade facilities in the markets of nearly one-third of the global economies after it graduates to a developing nation in 2026.
Bangladesh, Australia going to strike TIFA deal
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.
Bangkok keen to sign FTA with Dhaka
Thailand is interested to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with Bangladesh to increase bilateral trade as tariff and non-tariff barriers stand in the way of promoting business potentials between the two countries.
Bangladesh eagerly waiting for preferential trade agreement with Sri Lanka
Bangladesh is eagerly awaiting a preferential trade agreement with Sri Lanka and requires feels some kind of facilitation was necessary to take bilateral trade to the next level.
Dhaka to start negotiations with Colombo to sign PTA
The government will soon start negotiations aiming to sign a preferential trade agreement (PTA) between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka by July, in a bid to increase bilateral trade volume between the friendly nations.
FM, his Australian counterpart discuss progress on TIFA
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.
Govt. takes policy on free and preferential trade deals
Bangladesh has adopted policy for executing bilateral agreements on free and preferential trade with different countries, says Finance Minister.
Experts urge selective protectionism as FTA with Malaysia returns to table
As a free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia returns to the table, experts fear local companies could lose business to Malaysian ones if duty-free market access is given in sectors where the latter has a competitive advantage.
FTA with Malaysia back on the table
Commerce minister says Bangladesh government will sign the deal with Malaysia should not be just for the duty free benefits on export but also for securing massive investments, according to economists.