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PM to oversee China FTA signing in August
Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a delegation of high ranking officials to sign the Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) next month, the Ministry of Commerce said.
US trade groups urge China to increase purchases of US goods, services
The US Chamber of Commerce and over 40 trade associations on Monday urged top American and Chinese officials to redouble efforts to implement a Phase 1 trade agreement.
Chinese investments enjoy treaty protection. Beijing can drag New Delhi to tribunals
India has a Bilateral Investment Treaty with China since 2007. The treaty provides foreign investors the right to fair and equitable treatment.
How CPEC left behind the people of Gwadar
The locals of Gwadar have little to show from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – except for broken promises.
China-Taiwan trade pact fails to deliver 10 years on
A decade on from the signing of what amounts to a free trade agreement between Taiwan and China, the economic integration it was meant to accelerate remains a long way off.
China delivers further tariff slap to Aussie grains sector
The China - Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has not been enough to protect Australia’s grains industry from China raising import tariffs on barley and sorghum.
Sieren’s China: EU-China summit doesn’t resolve issues
As Brussels and Beijing struggle to agree on climate protection and trade, the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated their differences. The longer the two sides talk, the more China benefits.
Europe-China summit shows investment deal should not be expected anytime soon
The 22nd EU-China summit had its purpose in moving the two sides closer to a long-negotiated investment agreement, but instead revealed the scope of tensions and differences that dominate the relationship.
China ‘interested’ in Trans-Pacific trade deal but keen to gauge Japan’s ‘attitude’ ahead of potential talks, ex-minister says
Doubts though remain over China’s ability to meet the requirement of the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP).
No progress on trade, investment, Hong Kong as EU wraps-up tense China summit
Europeans are especially concerned about market access, the forced transfer of technology imposed on foreign firms operating in China, the subsidies offered by Beijing to its companies, the unbalanced relation in the public procurement market.
China, PNG keen to get free trade talks underway
The Chinese and Papua New Guinea governments are keen to move forward to get the free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations under way.
China to step up US agriculture purchases under phase one trade war deal after Hawaii talks, sources say
China pledged to buy US$36.5 billion worth of American agriculture products under the phase one deal, up from US$24 billion in 2017, before the trade war.
Cambodia-China FTA to be signed by end this year
The third round of negotiations for the free trade agreement between Cambodia and China has completely solved all the remaining issues in the agreement text.
Ecuagoldmining v Ecuador: Mining, the environment, and international arbitration
Ecuagoldmining’s estimated $20 million investment so far could turn into a $469 million award, should it emerge victorious in an arbitration proceeding.
EU, China postpone September summit due to pandemic
The European Union and China have agreed to postpone a summit planned for this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Agreement concerning amendment to mainland and Macao closer economic partnership arrangement (CEPA) agreement on trade in services takes effect
The agreement concerning amendment to the CEPA agreement on trade in services, which was signed on 20 November 2019, went into force on 1 June 2020.
China halts some US farm imports, threatening trade deal
Chinese government officials told major state-run agricultural companies to pause purchases of some American farm goods including soybeans as Beijing evaluates the ongoing escalation of tensions with the US over Hong Kong.
Trumping the US; China could join the CPTPP
As political and trade tensions with the United States rise, and its image as a global leader is tarnished by riots, China has indicated it could join the CPTPP which New Zealand belongs to.
Norway expects substantial progress in FTA talks with China
Though the COVID-19 outbreak has led to delays in bilateral negotiations, major progress on the China-Norway free trade agreement is expected to be made this year, a senior Norwegian official said.
US says Hong Kong’s autonomy is gone, sowing China trade doubt
Under the US-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, Washington agreed to treat Hong Kong as fully autonomous for trade and economic matters even after China took control.