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Singapore to sign free trade agreement with Sri Lanka
Singapore will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka this week - its 13th bilateral deal and, significantly, its first since the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) faced a setback last year when the United States withdrew from it.
Cabinet approves proposed FTA with Singapore
The Sri Lankan Cabinet has approved the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to be signed with Singapore
Tall order as Singapore takes Asean chair: The Nation
Singapore has assumed the ASEAN 2018 chair. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced that his theme for the undertaking would be "Resilient and Innovative". It will be challenging for Singapore amidst multilateral trade and the Rohingya calamity in the region.
Singapore takes the hot seat: Steering Asean amid challenges
As Singapore becomes chairman of grouping, it hopes to get members to share common vision on terrorism, climate change and trade.
SL-Singapore FTA first draft forwarded for Cabinet approval
Unlike trade negotiations with behemoths such as India and China, politically-backed protests have not taken place against the Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA negotiations.
Upgraded Singapore-Australia free trade agreement ratified, comes into force today
The upgraded Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement was ratified and has come into force, heralding a new era of bilateral economic relations.
Pacific Alliance, associate members kick off free trade negotiations
The talks aim to confirm Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Singapore’s status of “associate members” to the Latin American trading coalition.
E-commerce a top focus when S’pore chairs Asean
E-commerce and the digital economy will be the key points of focus when Singapore takes over the chairmanship of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean).
Singapore and Indonesia to start discussions on new bilateral investment treaty
Singapore and Indonesia are working towards a new agreement to promote investment in both countries, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced
Sri Lanka to sign FTA with Singapore in October
Sri Lanka is likely to sign a Free Trade Agreement with Singapore in October as the island country looks to attract more foreign investments
Singapore court sets aside award against Lesotho
The Singapore High Court has set aside an investor-state arbitral award on the merits against the Kingdom of Lesotho. The case is an important one, as it concerns whether investors can use arbitration to resolve cases that were pending before the SADC Tribunal when it was dissolved by the SADC Summit in 2014.
Turkey, Singapore ratify free trade agreement in significant bilateral milestone
Turkey and Singapore have ratified a bilateral Free Trade Agreement that will enter into force on 1 October.
Singapore may renegotiate EU trade deal after Brexit removes British markets
Singapore has raised the prospect of renegotiating terms on a long-awaited free trade deal with the European Union due to the impact of Brexit
Turkey ratifies free trade agreement with Singapore
The trade agreement has been described as the most expansive and comprehensive free trade agreement Turkey has signed.
Investment promotion and protection agreement with Singapore under way
Negotiations over an agreement on investment promotion and protection between Myanmar and Singapore have started, according to Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) Director General U Aung Naing Oo.
Singapore and Sri Lanka committed to concluding FTA talks by end-2017
Both Singapore and Sri Lanka are committed to concluding negotiations on a free trade agreement before the end of the year, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said in Colombo.
Pacific Alliance to admit new associate members to expand trade reach
The alliance, which comprises Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru, will admit Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Canada as associate members in a first step to broadening the reach of its trade flows and investments.
China, Singapore seek to expedite RCEP trade talks
China and Singapore will do their best to expedite talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
The CJEU’s opinion on EU-SING FTA: More confusion than clarity
One thing is clear: the European Commission did not obtain the full exclusive competence which it was hoping.
Opinion 2/15 and the future of mixity and ISDS
The Court’s Opinion has consequences for future EU trade deals such as CETA and potentially a future UK-EU FTA.