Pakistan, which entered into its first BIT with Germany in 1959 — which also was the first BIT ever entered — has concluded 53 BITs with 48 countries.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Philippines said he would push for the inclusion of Pakistan in the RCEP to boost trade with the Philippines and other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
Pakistan is the latest to start withdrawing from international treaties that give corporations the power to sue governments over environmental and public interest regulations.
Efforts were initiated to sign a free trade agreement between Iran and Pakistan, Iranian Consul General in Peshawar Hamid Reza Ghomi said.
The governments of Kenya and Pakistan are in high-level discussion to review the bilateral trade agreement of 1983 to harmonise business levels between the two states.
Nations of the D-8 should sign a much-needed preferential trade agreement to remove tariff and non-tariff barriers, ministers and entrepreneurs of the trade bloc said.
The federal cabinet said to have deferred bilateral investment treaty (BIT) strategy for Pakistan proposed by the Board of Investment (BOI) to draw a roadmap for the future bilateral investment treaties.
A protocol was signed here on Thursday to give a three-month extension to Afghanistan-Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement 2010 to continue the facility for the landlocked country.
Trade officials in the meeting of the US-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) discussed the importance of digital trade for achieving broad-based inclusive economic growth and innovation.
Pakistan has reportedly decided to scrap most of its existing Bilateral Investment Treaties as these pacts are shrinking the government’s policy space with respect to adopting measures of public interest.
Pakistan is offering access to Gwadar port, a strategic component in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), to landlocked Central Asian countries in the hope of stimulating activity at the idle facility.
Pakistan and Uzbekistan have agreed to enhance trade relations while discussing the progress made on bilateral transit trade agreement, Preferential Trade Agreement, banking and visa issues, and aviation and customs cooperation.
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.