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Turkey to sign FTA with far-east nations
Turkey’s Economy Minister announced that Turkey will sign free trade agreements with Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.
Early ratification of EU-S’pore FTA may not be possible, say analysts
Singapore has been pushing for the ratification of the European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as early as possible — but observers say that as it is a complex process involving all the different members of the EU, the goal will be a difficult one.
EU-Singapore free trade agreement: the missing chapter
The European Union and Singapore initialled a free trade agreement on September 20 2013 that is expected to enter into force in late 2014 or early 2015. The agreement includes an investment chapter which is still under negotiation and thus missing from the text of the signed agreement.
S’pore hopes for early ratification of EU-S’pore Free Trade Agreement
Singapore is pushing for early ratification of the agreement so that it may come into force by 2015
Hungary supports EU-Singapore free trade agreement
Hungary has given its strong support for the early ratification of the European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
ASTEP increases bilateral investment, trade: minister
The economic partnership agreement between Taiwan and Singapore inked yesterday is likely to benefit manufacturing as well as to promote bilateral investment and trade, Economic Affairs Minister Chang Chia-juch (張家祝) said yesterday.
Taiwan, Singapore sign free-trade pact
Taiwan yesterday signed a far-reaching free-trade agreement (FTA) with Singapore — the first of its kind with a Southeast Asian country — in a move the government said would boost the nation’s efforts to pursue further economic engagement with trading partners bilaterally and multilaterally.
Optimism on GCC-Singapore free trade deal despite lower exchange
Trade between the GCC and Singapore has declined by a fifth this year, but a newly ratified free trade agreement is shoring up officials’ optimism. Trade in the first half of this year declined to US$30.2 billion from $38bn last year, partly due to lower Saudi oil shipments, said Singapore’s trade ministry.
GCC-Singapore free trade deal boon for Saudi firms
The Saudi-Singapore Business Council is encouraging Saudi investors to invest in Singapore instead of Europe, using the GCC-Singapore FTA as a launching pad into China.
ACTA-plus damages in EU-Singapore free trade agreement
The recently disclosed text of the EU-Singapore FTA contains the much criticized retail price damages, known from the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), the treaty the European Parliament rejected last year.
EU-Singapore FTA (draft, Sep 2013)
EU, Singapore ready to sign free trade deal
The EU and Singapore Friday moved closer to signing a Free Trade Agreement after they released the draft text of the deal for approval and ratification by the two sides.
GCC-Singapore FTA comes into effect
The Gulf Cooperation Council-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA) came into effect on Sunday, 1 September.
FTA to bring more opportunities for Singapore, Costa Rica
The Singapore-Costa Rica Free Trade Agreement (SCRFTA) took effect on July 1.
EU-Singapore agree on Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
EU High Representative, Catherine Ashton and Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Law K. Shanmugam confirmed last Friday the conclusion of negotiations on an EU-Singapore Partnership and Cooperation Agreement (PCA).
PM Lee on Japan FTA: ’Let’s go for ambitious review’
Singapore would like the ongoing review of its free trade agreement (FTA) with Japan to be an "ambitious review", and not one resulting in just minor adjustments, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in Tokyo on Wednesday, after meetings with its top leaders.
Trade agreement with Singapore secret until it enters into force
The EU Commission decided to keep the trade agreement with Singapore secret until it enters into force. With this decision the Commission betrays European citizens and democracy, according to the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII).
Taiwan, S’pore close to signing FTA
After two years of negotiations, Taiwan and Singapore may be close to signing a free trade agreement.
Taiwan-Singapore trade pact near final stage: officials
Talks on a Taiwan-Singapore free trade agreement "have nearly concluded" and are expected to yield a result in the first half of 2013, Taiwanese officials said Monday.
Singapore keen to start exploratory talks on FTA with Turkey
Singapore is keen to begin exploratory talks on a Free Trade Agreement with Turkey.