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EU-Singapore FTA to be concluded
The EU-Singapore FTA will provide a basic template for the EU FTAs with other ASEAN governments, although perhaps not an exact duplicate, due to agriculture being a less sensitive issue for trade between the EU and Singapore.
EU-S’pore FTA talks ’to conclude by end-July’
The European Union and Singapore will conclude negotiations on a free trade agreement by the end of next month, according to Mr Marc Ungeheuer, ambassador and head of the European Union’s delegation to the Republic
Europe, Singapore in final stages of free trade pact negotiation
The European Union and Singapore are in the “final stages” of negotiations on a free trade agreement, said Marc Ungeheuer, ambassador and head of the delegation of the EU to the city state.
2G: Telenor plans to invoke India-Singapore treaty
Norway’s Telenor will seek ’compensation for all investment, guarantees and damages’ if the Indian government fails to sort out issues related to its licence cancellation within the next six months, the company said.
Taiwan-Singapore free trade talks in progress: premier
Premier Sean Chen rebutted Friday speculations that the free trade talks between Taiwan and Singapore have been delayed, saying they are in progress.
ASEAN’s free trade links with US gain prominence
President Barack Obama’s presence at the East Asia trade summit in Bali has reinforced US efforts to engage with Asia.
Pakistan exploring PTA prospects to boost garment exports
Eyeing to boost its garment and other textile items exports, the Government of Pakistan is exploring the prospects of Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) with various countries.
Protecting investors’ rights: An assessment of EU’s new mandate on international investments
This article tries to provide a first brief assessment of the leaked EU negotiation mandate for an investment protecting agreement in the EU free trade agreements with Canada, India and Singapore.
European Member States refuse necessary reform, ignore the will of the European Parliament and insist that future EU investment agreements copy their bad practices
On Monday 12 September the General Affairs Council approved negotiating mandates for investment protection chapters in free trade agreements with Canada, India and Singapore.
EU-Singapore FTA talks to be completed soon
Following his meeting with Lee Hsien Loong, prime minister of Singapore, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso confirmed that the ongoing negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Asian country are on track and “can be finalised successfully very soon”.
Ongoing negotiations for EU-S’pore FTA progressing well
Negotiation for an EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) is progressing well.
Singapore to have more access to China’s service industries
China is key to Singapore diversifying its risks in an uncertain global economy, and that is why the Republic also supports China’s intention to promote the use of the yuan in the global market, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean yesterday.
S’pore-EU FTA talks going well
Talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the European Union and Singapore are progressing well.
S’pore set to have ’green FTA’ with EU
Singapore is set to be the first country in the world to have a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU), that will promote the green technology sector.
EU may consider possibility of allowing Myanmar to join Asean peers in FTA talks
The European Union (EU) may look into the possibility of allowing Myanmar to join its Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) peers to negotiate for a free trade agreement (FTA).
EU-Singapore set to complete FTA negotiations, says chief negotiator
The EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) discussions is anticipated to conclude over the next few months and will come into effect by the second-half of 2012, says Chief European Union Negotiator Rupert Schlegelmilch.
FTA talks with EU and TPP progressing well, says Trade Minister Lim
Trade and Industry Minister Lim Hng Kiang said Singapore’s negotiations for Free Trade Agreements with the European Union and the nine-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) are progressing well since talks began last year.
Taiwan, Singapore to open formal talks on trade deal
Taiwan and Singapore will begin formal negotiations on a free trade agreement early next year after completing feasibility studies, representatives of both governments announced in a joint press release Wednesday.
S’pore, Colombia discuss FTA
Singapore has begun negotiations with Colombia on a free trade agreement (FTA), Colombian press said on Monday.