States such as Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Philippines, which used to lean toward the United States (US), may now be seeking to find more favor with the Chinese.
With the TPP agreement dead what’s next for Malaysia’s trade agenda? One possibility is to pursue Asean’s Regional Comprehensive and Economic Partnership (RCEP)
RCEP member countries will try to bridge the gaps in several areas, including the movement of goods, during rounds of meetings scheduled in 2017.
Malaysia and Pakistan, currently negotiating a further reduction of duties on existing and additional tariff lines under a free trade agreement (FTA), are expected to finalise it in the first quarter next year.
Malaysia will embark on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) talks with Iran to take advantage of the potential growth of bilateral business.
The Cabinet meeting agreed to proceed with the amendments to the laws relating to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Malaysia and Sri Lanka have agreed to explore the possibility of initiating the Malaysia-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement in efforts to promote trade between the two countries.
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is making progress on reducing non-tariff barriers as threats to global trade rise,
Negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), championed by China, will likely be substantially concluded by the end of next year, Malaysia’s International Trade and Industry Minister Mustapa Mohamed said.
MITI Secretary-General Jayashiri says government is in the process of amending laws to support the trade pact and have identified 18 thus far.
Malaysia and the European Union may resume stalled free trade talks by the end of 2016, the Southeast Asian state’s premier said Wednesday in Germany
Malaysia is on track to complete the TPPA ratification process by the February 2018 deadline but it will find ways to engage with countries that it does not have free trade agreements with in the off chance that the deal falls through.
The Asean-European Union free-trade agreement negotiations will not be affected by Brexit, Malaysia’s International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said.
Malaysia hopes more emphasis and concrete measures will be given to realise the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
"The Administration appears to be resolute in forging a flawed trade agreement with countries that currently violate fundamental labor and human rights."
Negotiations between EFTA and Malaysia have been ongoing since April 2014. The two sides have held seven rounds of negotiations, as well as intersessional expert meetings
International trade has been an important component in the economies of the Malay Archipelago. Despite this, the extent to which international trade affects our daily lives may not be fully appreciated by many of us.
After a five-year process, negotiations for a Malaysia-European Union Free Trade Agreement is expected to conclude.
The Malaysian Parliament approved the country’s participation in the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement
The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked that the Government is making a mockery of Parliament by seeking a blank cheque for the country to be tied to the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).