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Costa Rica advances in free trade talks with China, Singapore
Both accords are expected to be finalized within the first half of 2010.
US trade deals open markets – GAO
The US Government Accountability Office says bilateral free trade agreements signed by the United States work: they deliver new market opportunities for America’s agriculture sector.
Peru-Singapore free trade pact to take effect Aug
A free trade agreement between Peru and Singapore will take effect on Aug. 1, the first pact between the resource-rich Latin American nation and Asia, Peruvian Trade & Tourism Minister Martin Perez said on Wednesday.
Ma calls for fresh talks on FTA with Singapore
President Ma Ying-jeou says he expects Taiwan to sign a free-trade agreement (FTA) with Singapore.
Free trade, jobs and democracy — a look at Singapore
Given the evaporation of 533,000 American jobs last November, the largest downturn in thirty-four years and the prospects for even greater losses, it is vital that we have a public discourse on the cost of free trade and its twin — runaway corporations.
Costa Rica, Singapore set to negotiate free trade agreement
Costa Rica and Singapore will begin negotiating a free trade agreement on April 20, the foreign trade ministry announced on Thursday.
FTA benefits food, telco export
Singapore-based exporters of food and telecommunications equipment look set to be among the major beneficiaries of the new free trade agreement signed with six Gulf states on Monday.
First GCC trade accord signed with Singapore
The six Gulf oil producers on Monday signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with Singapore, the first-ever FTA for the GCC
GCC and Singapore to sign FTA deal
The GCC countries and Singapore are expected to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) in Doha in the next few days.
Qatar to sign FTA with Singapore
Qatar and Singapore will sign a free trade agreement covering areas like trade in goods and services, e-commerce, investment, government procurement, customs and media cooperation on 15 December.
Costa Rica-S’pore FTA talks
Costa Rica and Singapore on Tuesday announced their intent to start talks on a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Free trade deal set to expand-Aus wants in
The free trade agreement begun by New Zealand, Singapore, Chile and Brunei - known as the P4 - two years ago is set to expand even further with two more countries , Australia and Peru, as well as the United States wanting to join.
China, Singapore sign free trade pact
China and Singapore on Thursday signed a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) ahead of the seventh Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) to be held in Beijing on October 24-25.
A sign of greater openness
The landmark free trade agreement (FTA) to be inked betweeen Singapore and China on Thursday is a sign of Beijing’s commitment to greater openness with its partners despite the current difficulties in global trade talks, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Singapore, China to sign free trade pact in Beijing
Singapore and China will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) in Beijing during a visit there this week by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the city-state’s foreign ministry said Tuesday.
EU plans two-track approach for FTA
The European Union (EU) under the French presidency will focus on bilateral approaches in parallel with a bloc-to-bloc discussions with Asean on a free trade agreement, according to the French ambassador to Thailand.
China, Singapore agree on free trade accord
China and Singapore concluded negotiations on a free trade agreement, China’s first with another Asian country, news reports said Friday. The agreement, finalised in talks this week between Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Wong Kan Seng and Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan in the northern coastal Chinese city of Tianjin, is likely to be signed at the Asia Europe Meeting Summit in Beijing Oct 24-25.
China-Singapore: Free trade accord reached
The bilateral FTA is broader and deeper than the Asean-China Free Trade Agreement, whose investment component still remains to be settled.
Singapore, China announce successful conclusion of FTA talks
Singapore and China have successfully completed negotiations for the China-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (CSFTA). It is the first comprehensive bilateral Free Trade Agreement concluded by China with an Asian country.