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Indo-Russia new pact in the offing
India and Russia will be working for new economic agreements that would include higher investment of Russian firms in the country’s lagging infrastructure.
India, Saudi Arabia sign landmark business deal
India bilateral business and economic ties with Saudi Arabia got a significant boost with the signing of the proposed Bilateral Investment Protection Agreement (BIPA) and the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement.
Investment treaty: Pakistan, US fail to make progress
Pakistan and United States on Friday concluded the fourth round of talks on the proposed Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), which remained inconclusive due to differences on some clauses of the agreement.
India-Saudi Arabia investment agreement to be signed
The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for signing the Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Morocco-US FTA to promote investment in Kingdom, trade advisor
Increasing trade exchanges and promoting US investments in Morocco are the main objectives of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed between Morocco and the USA, affirmed trade Advisor at Moroccan embassy in Washington, Mourad El Ayachi.
OSG asks SC to reverse NAIA 3 ruling
The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) yesterday asked the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision allowing the government to take over Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) only after payment of an initial P3.002 billion to the Philippine International Air Terminals Co. (PIATCO) representing the proffered value of the facilities.
Investment agreement signed with Switzerland
Guyana and the Swiss Confederation recently signed a Bilateral Investment Treaty which will facilitate an increase in Swiss investments in the local economy.
Uruguayan congress passes investment treaty with United States
The Uruguayan government has ratified a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with the United States that is intended to enhance bilateral relations as well as trade and investment ties, according to the U.S. State Department.
Ecuador atty general expects Occidental dispute ruling in March
Ecuador’s attorney general Thursday said he expects a U.K court to rule in March on a dispute between the government and U.S. oil firm Occidental Petroleum Company (OXY).
Canada-China Investment Protection Agreement - A significant stepping stone to deeper economic co-operation
The pieces of the Canada-China economic puzzle are starting to come together and the picture that emerges reveals a slowly developing but inevitably closer economic relationship between these two economies.v
First trade & investment mission to the USA completes successfully
A 14-member delegation from the Bahrain American Chamber of Commerce has returned after a successful trade mission to the US.
Korean mid-sized cos to drop anchor here
After the big daddies, it appears to be the turn of mid-size Korean companies to hot foot it to India.
FTA deal ’will help Egyptian investors’
Deputy Chief Executive of the Economic Development Board (EDB) Dr Zakaria Hijris has urged the Egyptian private sector to benefit from the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Bahrain and the US.
Investment opportunities will continue to increase in the UAE
Investment opportunities will continue to increase in the UAE, according to the principal of one private Equity fund, who pointed to anticipated changes in the federal Company Law as further indication of the country’s liberal economy.
Reciprocal investment protection
The Heads of State and/or Government of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), during the Panama Summit held in July of this year, recognised in its Declaration, “the importance of having a Framework Agreement for the Promotion and Reciprocal Protection of Investments among ACS members, an instrument that will help to promote, protect and confer legal certainty on investments ...”
Bilateral investment treaties dangerous traps: experts
Experts have cautioned that bilateral investment treaties with the rich countries will ultimately lead the developing and least developed countries towards dangerous traps at the cost of their national interests.
Ensuring rights of distributors
Exclusive rights to distribute particular products in Viet Nam will be addressed in a new decree being drafted by the Ministry of Trade. The draft Decree on Trading Enterprises promises to be the first of several regulations addressing the concerns of foreign-invested enterprises seeking guarantee of distribution rights in Viet Nam.
Pakistan, US agree to bilateral investment agreement
Pakistan and United States’ have agreed over a mutual investment agreement that will smoothen the way to talks for a Free Trade Agreement between the two countries.
S’pore benefits to all under new Bipa
Pre-establishment national treatment to foreign investors in India, now a prerogative of Singapore-based entities, will soon be a generic benefit India would offer all eligible investors under the bilateral investment protection agreements (Bipas).
US, Uruguay to sign amended Bilateral Investment Treaty
The US and Uruguay will sign an amended bilateral investment treaty later Friday, the South American country’s foreign minister said.