European businessmen back the government’s plan to conclude the scoping for the free trade agreement between the European Union and the Philippines by the end of the year .
An agreement that will spur further talks on a possible trade arrangement between the Philippines and the four-member European Free Trade Association (EFTA) is expected to be signed in June
The Legislative Assembly has approved a bill sealing a free trade agreement with EFTA, a group of non-EU countries including Lichtenstein, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland.
Negotiations on concluding a free trade agreement among the member-states of the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan, the Russian Federation and the countries of the European Free Trade Association (Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) are under way.
Negotiations for the free trade agreement between India and EFTA, four-member grouping that includes Switzerland, was stuck on the issue of intellectual property regime.
Norway’s Supreme Court was wrong to rule that companies posting workers to the Norwegian shipbuilding industry must pay their travel, board and lodging expenses, argues the Efta Court’s President in a general attack on the Supreme Court. He accuses it of being disloyal to the EEA agreement and indicates the last word may still not been had.
The Government is sending a team to Europe later this month for talks about possible free trade agreements (FTA) with two European blocs, a Trade official said last week.
"We will be sending a delegation to Europe third or fourth week of November to continue technical discussions on a possible Philippines-EU (European Union) FTA in Brussels and Philippines-EFTA (European Free Trade Association) FTA in Geneva," Trade Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal, Jr. told reporters last week.
Swiss envoy says both sides are trying to seal the deal before the general election in India next year
The Philippines and four countries in Europe that are not part of the European Union are eyeing a free trade deal, the Department of Trade and Industry said.
Yingluck Shinawatra, premier ministre de Thaïlande, effectue sa première visite officielle en Suisse. Cette rencontre doit se concrétiser notamment par la conclusion d’un accord de libre-échange.
Ministers from the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) - Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland - and from Costa Rica and Panama have signed a Free Trade Agreement today.
Kazakh city of Astana hosts the seventh round of negotiations on free trade agreement between the member states of the Customs Union (CU) and the countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) on January 28-31, Kazakh Economy and Budget planning ministry reported on Monday.
With imports and exports accounting for nearly half of Chinese economic output last year, trade has become an essential part of its economy and society.
Senior Minister for Commerce Mr Makhdoom Muhammad Amin Fahim today held a press briefing on "Joint Declaration on Cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the EFTA State" here on Thursday in the Ministry of Commerce at Pak Secretariat.
Malaysia and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) today agreed to begin negotiations for a free trade agreement, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said today.
The Free Trade Agreement between Hong Kong and the Member States of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA States), namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, will soon enter into force, a spokesman of Hong Kong’ government announced Friday.
The Free Trade Agreement between Hong Kong and the Member States of the European Free Trade Association, namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, will soon enter into force, a spokesman of Hong Kong’s government announced Friday.
An official delegation of Pakistan led by Secretary Commerce has discussed tariff preferences and reduction of non tariff barriers with the officials of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) member in Geneva.
The fourth round of negotiations towards a ’Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement’ between the European Free Trade Association states and Indonesia concluded on March 29, 2012.
A delegation from the EFTA Parliamentary Committee visited Jakarta, Indonesia, from 7 to 10 February to discuss the merits of strengthened EFTA-Indonesia trade relations with legislators, officials and stakeholders, and to support the ongoing negotiations between EFTA and Indonesia on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA)