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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
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.
Difficult trade-offs necessary for RCEP to be worthwhile: PM Lee Hsien Loong
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
Why Singapore doesn’t want to see a HK-ASEAN free-trade deal
Once the ASEAN opens its service sector to Hong Kong companies, Singapore could be the hardest hit, and hence its staunch opposition to it.
S’pore watching how TPP develops, will continue talks with other partners: PM Lee
Despite the uncertainty hanging over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after the United States’ formal withdrawal, Singapore will continue its preparations to ratify the trade pact.
Free trade deal with Singapore updated
Australian universities, lawyers and financial firms will be among the biggest winners from an updated free trade deal with Singapore.
EAEU working on free trade zone agreements with China, Iran
About 40 countries are currently interested in establishing trade and economic relations with the EAEU
EAEU and Singapore to sign FTA till end of 2017
The Prime Minister of Singapore stressed that he is ready for a constructive dialogue and hopes that the FTA will be signed by the end of 2017
EU makes big step toward setting investor court as global norm
Brussels has taken a decisive step toward establishing its contentious new investment court as a standard framework for appeals worldwide.
RCEP progress to take a bit longer: Lim Hng Kiang
Trade Minister Lim Hng Kiang says lack of free trade agreements among dialogue partners a challenge
Sri Lanka seeks tripartite arrangement for trade and investment with India and Singapore
Sri Lanka is keen to establish a tripartite arrangement for trade and investment with India and Singapore, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Harsha de Silva has said.
Launching FTA talks with a number of countries approved by EAEU
The Presidents of Armenia, Russia, Kazakhstan, and Kirgizstan have approved the proposal to launch FTA talks with Iran, Egypt, India and Singapore.
Future of EU trade deals in doubt after Singapore ruling
A decision regarding the European Union’s trade deal with Singapore could have far-reaching implications for future agreements, after the EU’s top lawyer said the European Commission could not finalise the deal without member state approval.
Advocate General Sharpston considers that the Singapore Free Trade Agreement can only be concluded by the European Union and the Member States acting jointly
Not all parts of the agreement fall within the EU’s exclusive competence and therefore the agreement cannot be concluded without the participation of all of the Member States
Asian allies’ envoys urge Trump to drop opposition to TPP
U.S.-allied Asian ambassadors are urging President-elect Donald Trump to reconsider his opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement and keep the U.S. engaged in Asia.