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India is now Africa’s third largest trading partner
Indian companies are flourishing well in overseas. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) provides a window to the Indian companies to tap a unified African market.
Vietnam to gain as EU-China investment pact stalls
European investors are likely to look beyond China following the suspension of an investment agreement. Strong diplomatic relations and trade ties with Vietnam mean that the Southeast Asian country is tipped to profit.
Free Trade Agreement with China expected by early next year
Share The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Cambodia and China has received unanimous support from the National Assembly’s expert committee and is likely to come into force next year.
America now has a ’One China, One Taiwan’ policy: TIFA and TIPA will strengthen it
The Biden administration continues to build on the Trump team’s unprecedented efforts to deepen US relations with Taiwan.
RCEP Asia trade pact draws US allies toward China – analysis
US trade experts are watching warily as the world’s biggest free trade pact advances slowly toward ratification and brings some of America’s closest Asian allies into an economic bloc that includes China but leaves the United States on the sidelines.
Ratification of FTA between Cambodia and China in sight
The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce expects the bilateral Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) to be ratified by the National Assembly “soon”.
TIFA talks strategically affect US-Taiwan ties
Taiwan and the US on June 30 resumed the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) talks.
CAI rears its ugly head again
Hope for the EU-China comprehensive agreement on investment (CAI) springs eternal, after Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel had another call with Xi Jinping.
Can Cambodia’s farmers reap the benefit of China trade deal?
How inclusive development of the agriculture sector will be, given that many of Cambodia’s larger fruit plantations are owned by, or are joint partnerships with, Chinese investors?
Taking the EU reins, Slovenia plans to press ahead on China investment deal
Technical work will continue to ready the deal if it is enacted, even though the European Parliament froze its consideration after Beijing sanctioned several of its members, Slovenian ambassador says.
Concerns over RCEP
The ongoing US-China tensions can be a potential wildcard to the mass ratification and adoption of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by its country member signatories.
MEPs push Brussels to follow Biden on Taiwan trade
EU lawmakers are fed up with the European Commission’s reluctance to start an investment deal with Taiwan, while U.S. President Joe Biden has his sights set on trade talks with Taipei.
Taiwan, US trade officials set to meet in ‘coming weeks’
Taiwan and the United States are set to convene a meeting of their Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Council in the “coming weeks,” Trade talks might be back on the agenda, picking up the momentum from a flurry of late action by the Trump administration.
China warns US against trade deal with Taiwan
China has warned the United States against pursuing a trade deal with Taiwan after Washington signalled a possible resumption of economic talks with the self-ruled island.
China begins TPP groundwork as UK moves closer to entry
Wednesday’s decision to begin talks on having the U.K. join the Trans-Pacific Partnership has refocused attention on the 11-member trade agreement’s expansion plans, as China puts out unofficial feelers about getting on board.
US-China tech war: why a digital trade deal with Japan and South Korea is key to gaining the upper hand
In this competition over standards, whichever nation first strikes a trilateral deal with technology leaders Japan and South Korea will secure a strategic chokepoint in the digital architecture of Asia.
Taiwan calls on Australia to restart free trade agreement talks
Taiwan wants the Australian government to resume free trade agreement talks after they were halted several times from pressure by Beijing.
US-China trade war: top negotiators hold ‘candid and constructive’ talks, first of Joe Biden presidency
USTR said the phase one trade deal was important but only one part of a challenging and complex relationship between the world’s two largest economies.
China’s embrace of sanctions costs it an investment deal with EU
European lawmakers overwhelmingly approved a resolution to withhold ratification of the investment deal with China, so long as its “baseless and arbitrary” penalties were in place.
European Parliament to vote on freezing China deal
Draft calls on EU to work with US on China, and to plan deals with Taiwan.