The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has reached out to Pakistani authorities to resume negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) by June this year, a top Pakistani diplomat in Riyadh said.
Sources said that the government will have its own template for a BIT, which will replace the existing treaties with different countries.
A Virgin Islands court has frozen shares in two hotels belonging to Pakistan’s national airline to enforce a $6 billion award levied through the World Bank’s ICSID.
The Investor-State Dispute Settlement process has gone against developing countries for far too long.
Pakistan and the Republic of Korea have agreed to hold further negotiations on the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) for increasing bilateral trade and promote free trade between the two countries.
Pakistan and South Korea held third round of the Joint Trade Committee meeting. The prospects of a Free Trade Agreement was discussed.
Thai envoy proposed to virtually restart long-stalled talks on Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Pakistan, pending since 2015.
National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Balochistan has collected irrefutable evidence revealing that billions of rupees have been lost to the national exchequer in the Reko Diq project after the bureau scrutinized its 30-year record.
Pakistan and Bosnia on Wednesday agreed to strengthen the ties and improve trade between the two countries.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved the formation of a working group of experts for reforming Pakistan’s international investment regime.
Pakistani exporters fear that a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and European Union (EU) and expiry of GSP+ status in 2023 will severely hit Pakistan’s exports to European countries.
Pakistan would discuss a preferential trade agreement with Afghanistan, as the two neighbours would open talks on a new transit trade agreement.
Fishermen’s associations claim that Chinese trawlers have docked at a Karachi port, allegedly for the purpose of deep sea fishing. They fear that Chinese companies are slowly taking over Pakistan’s fishing sector.
Pakistan and Thailand are in a process of finalising offer lists on 200 priority items under a proposed bilateral free trade agreement, it was learnt on Thursday.
The High Commission of Pakistan in Colombo held the first virtual business forum in collaboration with Sri Lanka Export Development Board (SLEDB) to enhance awareness regarding trade and investment opportunities between the two countries.
The World Bank’s ICSID has granted Pakistan a stay order of six months in the Reko Diq case in which Islamabad was awarded with a whopping $6 billion fine.
Pakistan fishermen in two provinces said they will protest the arrival of 20 Chinese deep-sea trawlers given licences to fish in their waters.
Pakistan is seeking the reversal of a $5.8 billion penalty imposed by an international tribunal for denying a mining lease to an Australian company, saying that paying the fine would hinder its handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
In meeting with the foreign minister, Chinese envoy says the country will collaborate with Pakistan in setting up Agriculture Technology Centers, Joint Research Centre for Plant Pest and Disease Control
The ministry of commerce on Friday said that India has violated article 7 of SAFTA (Trade Liberalization Programme), therefore, Pakistan has formally suspended imports and exports with India in last year.