This level of annual spike in imports from Singapore has been unheard of despite the existence of the FTA for around 14 years now.
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 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.
The landmark trade agreement between the European Union and Singapore removes nearly all customs duties between the two jurisdictions
The Council of the European Union gave the green light to the free trade deal between the bloc and Singapore.
The Eurasian Union is working diligently to sign FTA agreements with interested countries. Such agreements bolster the EAEU’s positions in the regional and global economy.
China and Singapore on Tuesday announced that the upgraded version of the China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement will take effect on Oct. 16.
Brazil aims to conclude free trade agreements between Mercosur and Singapore and South Korea by next year, as it also eyes deals with Vietnam and Indonesia.
Prime ministers of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Singapore signed a Free Trade Agreement and a Framework Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Cooperation between the EAEU Member States and Singapore.
The Bilateral Investment Treaty on the Promotion and Protection of Investments between Singapore and Myanmar aims to promote greater investment flows between the two countries.
New Zealand will take part in negotiations with Chile and Singapore to establish new international rules and best practice for supporting and promoting trade in the digital era.
One of the leading Asian economies, Singapore, is set to ink a free trade agreement with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union.
Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said that at this point, the RCEP has gone beyond an economic agreement and is a strategic signal to the world’s economy on what countries in this part of the world believe in.
New Zealand and Singapore announced negotiations on a Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA) that would establish new trade rules and best practices for the digital era. Australia should join and actively participate in these negotiations.
A free trade agreement between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) may be signed during a session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Yerevan on 1 October.
Singapore is working with Britain on a trade deal that will port the provisions of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) to the United Kingdom, said Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
He notes India’s concerns over trade deal, says it would be a loss if it was not part of pact.
Singapore and New Zealand on Friday signed a joint declaration to step up cooperation in four strategic areas, Among them is the upgraded Agreement between New Zealand and Singapore on a Closer Economic Partnership (ANZSCEP).
Singapore and China signed five agreements, drawing closer in their collaboration on trade, law enforcement and projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)
Lawyers have warned that the European investment agreement with Singapore, endorsed by the EU Parliament, may not be compatible with the law.