Court of Justice of the European Union
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
The Japan Times
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.
The Straits Times
Singapore and Myanmar will begin talks on a bilateral investment treaty.
Channel News Asia
Singapore will continue with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) despite a “twist in the road”
Singapore signed a bilateral investment treaty with Mozambique at the Africa Singapore Business Forum. It already has BITs with Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso.
India has turned its attention to comprehensive economic partnership agreements with Singapore, Japan and South Korea after having fixed the loopholes in the much-abused investment treaties with Mauritius and Cyprus.