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Pakistan and Bahrain agree to open talks on FTA: MoU signed
Pakistan and Bahrain on Monday agreed to initiate talks on Free Trade Agreement (FTA), boost co-operation in trade, economic and defence fields as Bahrain Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifa began a three-day visit to the country.
Pak, US discuss FTA
Commerce Secretary Tasneem Noorani held a detailed discussions at the Office of the United States Trade Representative in Washington DC the other day along with their team of experienced negotiators to study details of a free trade agreement (FTA) with USA.
Musharraf meets Thaksin: FTA between Thailand, Pakistan in offing
Pakistan and Thailand moved closer to free trade pact as leaders of the two countries moved closer for establishing an agreement on the topic after they met over the weekend, credible sources said here on Monday.
Pakistan-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement comes into force
The Pakistan-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has come into force from June 12, marking a new stage in regional economic integration.
Humayun for joint ventures with Sri Lanka
Pakistan and Sri Lanka will allow duty free access to hundreds of products on bilateral basis under the Free Trade Agreement (FTA), to be effective from June 12 this year.
Sri Lanka and Pakistan to implement free trade agreement from June
A Sri Lanka-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement will come into effect next month, Sri Lanka’s trade minister said Friday, in a deal expected to double the amount of trade between the two.
Singapore and Pakistan to start FTA talks next month
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said that Singapore and Pakistan will begin negotiations next month on a bilateral Free Trade Agreement.
Thailand supports Pakistan’s ASEAN bid
Thailand on Monday became the first non-Muslim country to support Pakistan’s bid to become a full dialogue partner of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and agreed to start talks on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the South Asian country.
Plan for FTA with Islamabad
Thailand and Pakistan have agreed in principle to draw up a free trade area (FTA) agreement under the Economic Comprehensive Partnership between the two nations.
Abdullah says FTA with Pakistan can spur bilateral trade
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Malaysia and Pakistan can spur faster growth in bilateral trade and investments.
PM confident M’sia-Pakistan FTA will be sealed year-end
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi is confident the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Malaysia and Pakistan will be sealed by the end of the year.
Pakistani PM Shaukat arrives in KL for FTA talks
The proposed Malaysia-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) moves closer to becoming a reality with Pakistani Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz’s arrival here today to talk terms.
China, Pakistan FTA to be finalised soon: Finance Advisor
Finance Advisor to Prime Minister Dr Salman Shah on Thursday said free trade arrangement (FTA) between Pakistan and China would be finalised soon. Talking with PTV he said, "We are working on free trade arrangement with China as it will open huge market for Pakistani products."
FTA with Sri Lanka to double bilateral trade
As free trade agreement between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is set to be effective from June 1st exporters believe the development would prove a boon to increase the trade figures by 100 percent and major imports from the Island are expected to cost 50 percent lesser.
Turkey to sign PTA with Pakistan
Turkey will prefer signing a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) with Pakistan Recept Demir, commercial counsellor, embassy of Turkey said during a meeting with the members of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday.
FTA talks held with US
Federal Commerce Minister Humayun Akhtar Khan Thursday said Pakistan was negotiating grant of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) status with the United States, which would benefit Pakistan in alleviation of poverty and bringing prosperity to the people.
Japan rules out early FTA and PTA with Pakistan
Japanese Foreign Minister Nobuptaka Mechimura has ruled out any possibility of early Free Trade Agreement (FTA) or Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) with Pakistan.
Pak, China agree to FTA
Pakistan and China Wednesday finally agreed on the ever first free Trade Agreement (FTA) under which both sides have agreed to cut down excise duty and bring the tariff to zero on the different daily use commodities.
Delhi upbeat on FTA with Islamabad
India said yesterday it hoped free trade with its neighbour Pakistan would happen within one to two years, as their sluggish peace process moves forward.
Pak-Bangladesh traders stress on FTA
The traders of Pakistan and Bangladesh have underscored the need of their two countries entering into a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) besides initiating a direct sea-route between the two countries.