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S. Korea, Singapore begin talks on digital trade deal
South Korea and Singapore kicked off negotiations toward a digital trade deal, includes provisions for non-discriminatory treatment for electronic transactions, easing of barriers on cross-border data flow and consumer protection.
Digital trade agreement signed with Chile and Singapore
New Zealand’s government has today signed a digital trade agreement with Chile and Singapore.
Singapore: Russia’s new gateway to Southeast Asia?
A new free trade agreement with Singapore is giving Moscow unprecedented access to Southeast Asian markets.
Singapore minister says RCEP trade deal on track for year-end signing
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal is still on track to be signed by the end of 2020, Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said.
Singapore in touch with Mercosur bloc on FTA talks after Argentina pullout
Singapore said that it is in contact with South American bloc Mercosur after a member state pulled out of talks on new free trade agreements (FTAs) that the group is negotiating beyond the region.
Singapore, Australia agree to promote data connectivity, digital economy
Singapore and Australia have committed to allowing financial institutions to choose where their data is stored and prohibiting data localisation, among a raft of other agreements.
Pakistan to step up ties with Singapore
Pakistan is looking to step up its relations with Singapore in various fields with the possible signing of bilateral agreements and exchanging high level political visits between the two countries.
South American bloc’s new trade appetite has suitors calling
Mercosur is negotiating with South Korea, Canada and Singapore, while Indonesia and Vietnam are possible candidates. Plus, a deal with the European Free Trade Association is in its final stages.
UK keen on digital economy partnership with Singapore
Britain is looking at the digital economy as an area to strengthen its relationship with Singapore as both sides negotiate a new post-Brexit trade deal.
Singapore and New Zealand ratify upgraded trade agreement
In late December 2019, Singapore and New Zealand ratified the upgraded Closer Economic Partnership (ANZSCEP) agreement. The agreement came into force on January 1, 2020.
Singapore’s free trade deal with EU will apply to Britain during Brexit transition period: MTI
A free trade deal between Singapore and the European Union will continue to apply to Britain during its 11-month Brexit transition period starting on Saturday, the Ministry of Trade and Industry..
Economic diplomacy: APEC’s future, digital trade deals, and green debt
Malaysian PM Mahathir controls the credibility of APEC, and China controls how emerging economies cut carbon emissions.
Singapore concludes talks on digital trade agreement with Chile, New Zealand
Singapore, Chile and New Zealand concluded talks on an agreement over a common set of rules, standards and guidelines for global digital trade and commerce.
EAEU-Singapore FTA (2019)
Telenor’s legal notice through the eyes of int’l investment law
Telenor, the principal investor of Bangladesh’s leading mobile phone operator Grameen Phone, has served a legal notice to the President of Bangladesh seeking arbitration.
New Zealand-Singapore upgraded economic agreement ratified
The upgraded Agreement between New Zealand and Singapore on a Closer Economic Partnership (ANZSCEP) has been ratified by the two nations and will enter into force on Jan 1, 2020.
Dumping by China? Singapore imports surge under the scanner
This level of annual spike in imports from Singapore has been unheard of despite the existence of the FTA for around 14 years now.
EU-Singapore trade agreement: human rights in the spotlight (may be)
The free trade pact will test the European bloc’s ability to link trade liberalization to humanitarian issues while trying to enhance ties with ASEAN members. Singapore is a key trading partner for the EU, but its human rights record is troubling.
Singapore and Mexico affirm growing ties, sign raft of new agreements
Singapore and Mexico signed a series of new cooperation agreements that underscored the multi-faceted nature of ties between the two countries, and pledged to conclude a regionwide trade deal by this year.
EU-Singapore free trade agreement comes into force
The landmark trade agreement between the European Union and Singapore removes nearly all customs duties between the two jurisdictions