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Hong Kong, Chile sign bilateral investment agreement
Hong Kong and Chile confirmed that they have signed a bilateral investment agreement at the APEC summit.
Hong Kong - New milestone in liberalisation of trade in services under CEPA
Under the framework of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (“CEPA”), several developments have been made in the area of trade in services.
Entry into force of the Canada-Hong Hong Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement
The Canada-Hong Kong (HK) Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA) entered into force on September 6, 2016.
Asean-Hong Kong FTA set to be finalised
ASEAN and Hong Kong are set to wrap up their free-trade agreement negotiations, with the aim of promoting trade, services and investment between the two sides.
Australia-Hong Kong investment ruling released in plain packaging case
The tribunal considered that the main and determinative reason for the 2011 restructuring was in order for the tobacco giant to bring a legal claim under the BIT Treaty, using a Hong Kong-based entity.
Maldives, Hong Kong to establish free trade agreements
Negotiations are underway to establish a free trade agreement between Maldives and Hong Kong.
Canada and Hong Kong FIPA signed: A boost to the bilateral business relation
FIPA sets out respective rights and reciprocal binding obligations for Canada and Hong Kong, including non-discriminatory treatment, minimum standard of treatment and dispute resolutions rules.
China’s Hong Kong to ink FTA with ASEAN by 2016 - chief executive
China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is expected to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Association of Southeastern Asian Nations (ASEAN) by 2016, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said on Sunday.
Hong Kong seeks to expand trade partnership with Indonesia
Hong Kong, the world’s 10th largest trading economy, is seeking to expand its partnership both in trade and services with the Indonesian private sector to support a free-trade agreement (FTA) currently under negotiation.
Hong Kong expects to finalise Asean free trade agreement by 2016
Hong Kong expects to have a free trade agreement with Asean economies in place by 2016, government officials said yesterday as they sketched out a timeline for progress on trade talks that began in July.
FTA between Hong Kong, China and Chile to enter into force later this month
The free trade agreement between Hong Kong, China and Chile will enter into force on October 9, 2014, a government spokesperson said today (October 3).
The international implications of the Philip Morris branding battle in Uruguay
Long-running litigation between Uruguay, which has some of the toughest anti-smoking laws in the world, and cigarette giant Philip Morris could have direct consequences for plain packaging legislation globally. Could it also pave the way for legal action in Europe?
ASEAN, Hong Kong start FTA negotiations
The first round of negotiations on the proposed free trade agreement between Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was held on July 10 and 11.
Hong Kong consults on FTA with ASEAN
Hong Kong’s Government has initiated a public consultation on the proposed free trade agreement between Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Proposed Asean-Hong Kong FTA has Manila’s backing
Manila is strongly supporting the proposed Asean-Hong Kong free-trade agreement (FTA) as this would further ease the flow of trade between China and the Philippines.
Asean free trade agreement with HK expected to benefit PH
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is eyeing to forge a free trade agreement with Hong Kong, which is seen to benefit the Philippines significantly, according to Trade Secretary Gregory L. Domingo.
Asean eyes free-trade pact with Hong Kong
ASEAN and Hong Kong plan to start discussing a free-trade deal by early next year in a move to promote trade and economic growth.
ASEAN plans free trade pact with Hong Kong
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will pursue a free trade agreement with Hong Kong, a document obtained by AFP said Tuesday.
New hospital in Shenzhen fails to impress Cepa critics
Critics of Hong Kong’s free-trade deal with the mainland maintained their reservations about the scheme as the first wholly Hong Kong-owned hospital in Shenzhen opened yesterday.
HK’s first free trade agreement with European economies to enter into force
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.