Access to the US market will be valuable, but Aussie consumers will lose, not gain, from the copyright provisions.
The government will try a novel approach in securing a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States since the US does not believe that the Philippines is ready for a full bilateral FTA.
The Free Trade Agreement between Australia and the United States - AUSFTA - may be all the rage for us, but for Americans (that is, those citizens residing in the American hemisphere as a whole, not just the USA) they have been getting used to all sorts of free trade agreements.
Thailand has lifted a three-year ban on planting genetically modified organisms (GMOs) by allowing the crops to grow in open-field trials with non-GMO plants.
"The FTA will cover trade and investment in the territory of Morocco as recognized internationally, and will not include Western Sahara."
The government has proposed 50 products and commodities as the initial focus of a possible future free trade agreement (FTA) between the country and the U.S., according to a senior official at the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The United States appears uninclined to forge a bilateral free trade agreement with the Philippines, citing the latter’s seeming inability to make good its commitments.
The economic benefit of reducing South Korea’s cinema screen quota system - as a condition for signing a big bilateral investment treaty with the United States - has been questioned by experts opposing the further opening of the local film market.
The US-Australia Free Trade Agreement poses a grave threat to the entire Australian software development industry due to the legal framework on intellectual property which is required upon adoption of the pact, the Open Source Industry Association and Linux Australia have warned.
Businessmen are being urged to do their homework with regard to Bahrain’s upcoming Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the US.
The US free trade agreement is getting a mixed response from manufacturers, writes Ian Porter. The prospect of Australian manufacturing going toe to toe with the giant American industrial base might sound like an abject mismatch.
A free trade agreement (FTA) on services between India and the US could be on the cards, a move which can give a big leap to the country’s IT industry.
Commerce Minister Kamal Nath’s interest in entering into a free trade agreement (FTA) in services with the US may not prove to be a smooth affair. According to senior ministry officials, there are serious reservations, both within the US and India, over liberalising the services sector.
A free trade agreement between Morocco and the United States has come into immediate effect.
South Korean and American business leaders on Friday agreed to urge their respective governments to step up efforts to form a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two nations and seek growth engines.
The trade-pact fever seems to be in full swing around the world, and Asia is in the thick of it.
The United States and Mongolia today further enhanced their growing economic and trade partnership by signing a bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
As public-health groups urge wider use of generic drugs to lower the cost of treating AIDS and other diseases in developing countries, U.S. trade negotiators — prodded by the drug industry — are taking the opposite stance in new trade pacts, seeking to strengthen protections for costlier brand-name drugs.
As the United States and Peru negotiate a bilateral trade pact, a United Nations human rights expert has urged them to ensure any agreement includes public health safeguards so that essential drugs do not become unaffordable for millions of Peruvians.
A leading senator and civic groups are planning to hold a demonstration today against what they call the government’s rush to conclude free-trade negotiations, which they say would have great ramifications on many people in the agricultural sector.