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India, Singapore ink protocol to amend CECA; to boost bilateral trade
India and Singapore signed the second protocol amending the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA), which will boost bilateral trade, with both sides agreeing to expand the coverage of tariff concessions.
India, Singapore launch next round of free trade agreement review
Singapore is the second largest trading partner of India within ASEAN and India is the largest trading partner of Singapore in South Asia
Singapore FTA – Other than garbage
The rationality behind the Singapore-Sri Lanka FTA is still undiscovered.
RCEP ministerial meeting kicks off in Singapore
Trade ministers from 16 countries that are negotiating for an Asia-wide free trade pact began a two-day meeting in Singapore.
Sri Lanka to review Singapore FTA annually
A Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement with Singapore can be reviewed annually, and the government will set up an independent commission to do so, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said as activists and opposition politicians protest fearing that the deal may lower prices to consumers and give less easy profits to businessmen.
Expert Committee appointed to review Singapore-Sri Lanka FTA calls for public opinions
The Expert Committee appointed by the President Maithripala Sirisena to study the Singapore-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement has decided to gather views from organizations and the public.
“Malik does not know the basics of the Singapore FTA” – Association of IT Professionals
The Association of IT Professionals convened a press briefing in Colombo regarding the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in which they stated it appears Member of Parliament Malik Samarawikrama is not versed on the agreement and that they themselves showed the Minister the clause regarding manpower.
Singapore eyes year-end to conclude world’s biggest free-trade deal
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Southeast Asian countries were "redoubling their efforts to conclude the RCEP … by the end of the year".
Singapore, South America customs union Mercosur launch free trade negotiations
Singapore and the South American customs union Mercosur have started negotiations for a free trade agreement.
Singapore ratifies new trans-pacific trade deal
Singapore ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), becoming the third nation to do so after Mexico and Japan
Singapore to push for quick EU ratification of free trade deal
Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing is expected to push for the speedy ratification of the European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement when he meets with his EU counterparts.
India, Singapore conclude second review of trade pact
While the first review of the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement between India and Singapore was concluded in 2007, the second review was launched in 2010.
American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore urges US to rejoin Trans-Pacific trade pact
The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore) has called on the US to join the trade pact which replaced the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), from which the US withdrew in January 2017.
Singapore deepens ties with Kenya, Rwanda
Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam meets their govt leaders, discusses ways to boost cooperation in various areas.
Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA challenged in Supreme Court
President’s Counsel Sanjeeva Jayawardane impugned before the Supreme Court that the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Sri Lanka has entered into with Singapore is inimical to the interests of Sri Lanka.
Singapore’s Deputy PM in Rwanda for a two-day working visit
Singapore and Rwanda will sign an agreement on bilateral investment treaty.
Sri Lanka–Singapore FTA: An agreement between a giant and a child
The trade deal between Singapore and Sri Lanka is not seen that of ’equals’ to create economic relations. The difference is not pertaining to their respective economic powers but their legal and regulatory frameworks.
Singapore, Kenya ink two pacts to boost investment flows
Singapore and Kenya signed two agreements yesterday, a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and an Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation (DTA), to promote greater investment flows.
Singapore, India trade pact review: tariff cuts, flexible rules of origin announced under CECA
Singapore and India have concluded the second review of their preferential trade pact – the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA).
Singapore FTA: JO challenges Malik to a debate
The joint opposition today challenged Minister Malik Samarawickrama to a debate on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore and urged President Maithripala Sirisena to suspend the FTA.