The Sri Lankan Cabinet has approved the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to be signed with Singapore
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.
As Singapore becomes chairman of grouping, it hopes to get members to share common vision on terrorism, climate change and trade.
Unlike trade negotiations with behemoths such as India and China, politically-backed protests have not taken place against the Sri Lanka-Singapore FTA negotiations.
The upgraded Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement was ratified and has come into force, heralding a new era of bilateral economic relations.
The talks aim to confirm Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Singapore’s status of “associate members” to the Latin American trading coalition.
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 are working towards a new agreement to promote investment in both countries, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced
Sri Lanka is likely to sign a Free Trade Agreement with Singapore in October as the island country looks to attract more foreign investments
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 and Singapore have ratified a bilateral Free Trade Agreement that will enter into force on 1 October.
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
The trade agreement has been described as the most expansive and comprehensive free trade agreement Turkey has signed.
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.
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.
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 and Singapore will do their best to expedite talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
The Court’s Opinion has consequences for future EU trade deals such as CETA and potentially a future UK-EU FTA.
Asean is keen to conclude a region-wide trade agreement with its key partners, but the pact must have substance to be worthwhile, said Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Once the ASEAN opens its service sector to Hong Kong companies, Singapore could be the hardest hit, and hence its staunch opposition to it.