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Malaysia, Japan one step closer to FTA
Japan and Malaysia on Friday took a step closer to reaching a free trade agreement, clearing a key hurdle related to the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sector, government sources said.
Investment: India to renegotiate tax treaty with Malaysia
The ink has hardly dried on the recently-notified revised tax treaty with Malaysia, but India is set to renegotiate it — mainly to prevent ’treaty shopping’.
Malaysian PM calls for FTA with India
Malaysian PM Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmed Badawi on Monday underlined the need to strengthen India-Malaysia economic and trade co-operation through a free-trade agreement (FTA).
Assess strengths, needs before going for FTA
Speakers at a business session yesterday said Bangladesh and Malaysia can strike a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) after taking into account the strengths and needs of both these countries.
Saifur favours FTA with Malaysia
Bangladesh Finance Minister Saifur proposed to initiate Bangladesh-Malaysia free trade agreement if sub-regional economic bloc among the OIC [Organisation of the Islamic Conference] member-states is not possible.
Twelve-country report on FTAs
A report on the status of FTA fever in 12 Asian countries: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
Driving a hard bargain: Trade agreements easier said than done
Japan is proving a tough negotiator for countries with their hopes pinned on FTAs.
Japan, Malaysia end free-trade talks without agreement
Japan and Malaysia ended three days of talks on a free-trade agreement (FTA) on Saturday still divided over removing import duties on certain products such as Japanese cars, a news report said.
Japan: FTA talks with 3 nations at crucial stage
Japan’s ongoing negotiations over free trade agreements with Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand are entering a crucial stage.
Malaysia, Pakistan plan free trade talks
Malaysia and Pakistan have agreed to start negotiations that could lead to a free trade agreement.
Japan: FTA deals deadlocked
Japan’s separate negotiations with Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia and South Korea for bilateral free trade agreements have run into a brick wall.
Malaysia, India hold talks on FTA
Malaysia is holding negotiations with India on establishing an ASEAN-India Free Trade Area (FTA), covering trade in goods, services and investment, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) CEO Datuk Merlyn Kasimir said today.
Malaysia to push for India-ASEAN FTA
Malaysia today said it was leading the negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement between India and ASEAN and would offer a ’springboard’ for Indian corporates willing to tap the potential markets in the region.
Mah: Malaysia is intensifying talks on FTA
Malaysia is raising efforts in negotiating for free trade agreements (FTA) with some of its major trading partners, said Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Mah Siew Keong Wednesday.
NZ-Malaysia to look at possible trade deal
New Zealand and Malaysia have agreed to undertake scoping studies on a possible free trade deal, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said yesterday.
KL and Seoul to study possibility of free trade pact
Visiting Malaysian Premier also discusses North Korea, education, tourism and business with South Korean leader.
Australia and Malaysia explore FTA
Australia and Malaysia have paved the way for a free trade agreement between the two countries.
M’sia to assess free trade deal prospects with Australia
Australia and Malaysia will examine the possibility of a free trade agreement today at a meeting of senior government officials, Trade Minister Mark Vaile’s office said.
Free trade with Malaysia chokes on car protection
Japan plans to ask Malaysia to abandon protection of its domestic car industry during free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations this week, government sources have said.
MTD Capital wins case against Chile
MTD Capital Bhd has won in its legal dispute against the government of Chile in respect of its investment in a housing project in the country.