Mexico and many other countries are facing anti-democratic corporate lawsuits like the case that pushed Khan to withdraw from international investment agreements.
Several aspects of Reko Diq deal with Barrick Gold are still concealed and Balochistan is not aware of the details of the agreement, say civil society members and politicians from the region.
In 2019, the ICSID tribunal had given an award over $6 billion against Pakistan to the TCC. At the same time, the London Court of Arbitration also imposed another $4 billion fine on Pakistan.
Islamabad wants more concessions exclusive to its products.
The United States on Monday raised issues related to taxation, transparency, good governance and intellectual property rights during discussion in Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
Pakistan and the United States (US) are all set to hold parlays on bilateral trade and investment under the umbrella of Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) on March 7-9, 2022.
Pakistan and Uzbekistan will sign a preferential trade agreement this week to lower duties on nearly three-dozen products in the range of 20% to 100%.
Pakistan is in the process of signing a bilateral investment treaty with Hungary and the first round of negotiations were held in Islamabad, Minister of State and Chairman Board of Investment said.
There have been several rounds of negotiation between the two countries on finalizing the PTA, and also an exchange of potential trade lists between the two countries.
China and Pakistan on Friday signed a new agreement on industrial cooperation as part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) plan during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s on-going visit to Beijing.
Pakistan has started deliberations with China to renegotiate the terms and tariff lines for the second phase of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA), this was revealed by officials of the Ministry Of Commerce.
Pakistan and Tethyan Copper Company (TCC) have agreed over 50 percent shares, likely paving way for averting a multi-billion-dollar fine imposed on Pakistan.
The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor phase-II is much broader in scope and focuses on relocation of industries, agriculture sector modernisation, cooperation in science and technology, said Pakistan’s Ambassador to China.
Pakistan’s Foreign Minister and GCC Secretary-General reviewed the latest developments and progress on the free trade agreement
Pakistan federal govt officials tell lawmakers talks under way that may pave way for TCC’s Barrack to resume project.
A trade agreement between Pakistan and Indonesia is being negotiated to enhance trade activities and it is likely to be implemented soon, said Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam Mulawarman Tugio.
Gwadar unrest grows as fishing communities complain of job losses and broken promises linked to Belt and Road Initiative projects
A majority of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects have been completed, revealed Chinese Consul General in Karachi Li Bijian.
Pakistan and Azerbaijan are working on a preferential trade agreement, which will lower customs tariffs and improve bilateral trade, announced Azerbaijani ambassador to Pakistan.
Iran and Pakistan are going to implement a free trade agreement within the next three months, Iranian Industry, Mining, and Trade Minister announced.