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.
President Sebastián Piñera signed a free trade agreement with Hong Kong on Friday at the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. Piñera also concluded free trade negotiations with Thailand, an agreement he hopes to implement “as soon as possible.”
If Hong Kong accedes to the China-Asean Free Trade Area (CAFTA), Malaysia would find opportunities to expand its services sector through Hong Kong’s established service-based economy.
The Hong Kong Government forged a Closer Economic Partnership agreement (CEPA) because it admired New Zealand’s free trade credentials.
It appears as though Philip Morris Asia only acquired its Australian companies in order to be able to launch a claim against the government under the Australia-Hong Kong BIT.
Hong Kong and Chile have agreed to start negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement between the two sides in early 2012, a Government spokesperson announced today
The Federal Government’s plain packaging laws for cigarettes have now passed both houses of Parliament but are facing their first legal challenge.
Legislation requiring tobacco products to be in plain packaging was passed by Australia’s House of Representatives last night. This is the first such measure in the world to become law.
Prime Minister Julia Gillard says she won’t be intimidated by big tobacco after Philip Morris launched legal action to try to force the government to back down on introducing plain packaging for cigarettes.
Hong Kong and the member states of the European Free Trade Association, namely Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, signed a Free Trade Agreement today (June 21) in Liechtenstein.
New Zealand and Hong Kong launched a Closer Economic Partnership (CEP) Monday which New Zealand Trade Minister Tim Groser said was part of a regional drive towards trade growth through liberalisation.
As signed on 29 March 2010
Hong Kong and New Zealand have signed a closer economic partnership agreement — Hong Kong’s first free trade pact with a foreign economy.
New Zealand and Hong Kong will today sign a closer economic partnership(CEP) agreement, building on the free trade agreement with China.
Trade Minister Tim Groser will sign a free trade agreement with Hong Kong when he visits there on Monday.
Hong Kong and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), which comprises Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, are set to begin talks aimed at hammering out a free trade pact in early 2010.
New Zealand (NZ) and Hong Kong have signed a free trade agreement (FTA) on the back of recently concluded trade talks.
New Zealand has added Hong Kong to its patchwork of free trade agreements.
New Zealand has negotiated yet another free-trade agreement with an Asian economy, the latest being with Hong Kong.
Companies from China’s Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao tried to seek new chances at China-ASEAN Expo as the operation of China-ASEAN free trade area (CAFTA) approaches.