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Iran, Pakistan negotiating free trade agreement
Iran and Pakistan are negotiating a free trade agreement with the aim of boosting their mutual trade to a targeted five billion dollars per year, an official with Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization said.
Pakistan, US agree to remove trade barriers and boost ties
Appoint ‘focal persons’, Islamabad looks forward to boost partnership in IT, technology.
Kazakhstan to sign trade agreement
Kazakhstan plans to sign a Transit Trade Agreement with Pakistan to provide a legal framework for businesses alongside an agreement between banks of both countries to develop cooperation in the banking sector.
Azerbaijan ready to sign PTA: envoy
Azerbaijan wants to increase economic relations with Pakistan by signing a preferential trade agreement, Ambassador of Azerbaijan Khazar Farhadov said.
BIT with Hungary likely next month
Pakistan and Hungary are likely to finalise Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) next month during the visit of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari to Budapest.
Iran urges conclusion of free trade agreement with Pakistan
The foreign minister of Iran expressed hope for the finalization of a free trade agreement with Pakistan, which he said would greatly enhance the trade exchanges between the two neighbors.
Iranian trade team underscores need for finalising FTA
Leader of a trade delegation from Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture said that Iran and Pakistan must finalize the Free Trade Agreement at the earliest possible time.
Fishermens’ protest in Pakistan Gwadar port is a bone in the throat of Beijing
The threat of a burgeoning Balochistan region insurrection by fishermen against economic genocide puts Chinese investments in Pakistan’s deepwater port of Gwadar in jeopardy. Instead of the local government, Chinese investors are now the target of this street protest.
Pakistan, Afghanistan agree on PTA
The PTA from the Pakistan side focuses on 25 items mostly fruits and vegetables while Afghanistan agrees to reduce 60 percent export tax on coal.
Govt, Barrick Gold settlement agreement ’legal’ in Reko Diq project: SC
The Supreme Court declared that the settlement agreement between Canadian mining company Barrick Gold and the government of Pakistan in the Reko Diq mining project is legal.
Proposed BIT with Hungary: Differences emerge between BoI, ministries over proposal
There are two sticking points in the negotiations of the Pakistan-Hungary BIT: one is “Expropriation” and the other is “Subrogation”.
Pakistan leader in Beijing for talks on economic ties, CPEC ‘revitalisation’
Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he is expected to discuss economic ties and reviving a stalled infrastructure and investment project.
Signing of PTA can boost bilateral trade: Tunisia envoy
Negotiations on a preferential trade agreement between Tunisia and Pakistan, which started three years ago, are near to be finalised.
President stresses for early CEPA finalization with UAE to increase exports
Pakistani President urged the need for early finalization of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with the United Arab Emirates to enable Pakistan to increase its exports.
BITs with EC, South Asia to continue
Pakistani government decides to avoid future investment treaties and cancels agreements posing legal risks.
Bilawal, Norwegian FM for early conclusion of FTA between Pakistan, EFTA
Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his Norwegian counterpart Ms. Anniken Huitfeldt Tuesday underlined the importance of early conclusion of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Pakistan and European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
President calls for enhancing trade, investment with Korea
President Dr Arif Alvi has said there is a need to explore new avenues of cooperation between Pakistan and Korea for further enhancing bilateral trade and investment.
Pakistan, Turkey sign Preferential Trade Agreement
Pakistan and Turkey on Friday signed the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) aimed at boosting trade in goods between the two countries.
Turkey offers duty relief on 261 tariff lines
Turkey has offered concessions to Islamabad on 261 tariff lines, which include key items of Pakistan’s export interest from both the agriculture and industrial sectors.
Turkish firms move WB, seek $230m award against Pakistan
Two Turkish waste management companies have filed a complaint in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) seeking a $230 million award against Pakistan