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Permanent Court of Arbitration to set up facility in Singapore
With rapid growth in the Asian economies, it is inevitable that legal issues and disputes to matters like investment treaties will arise as more and more parties enter into cross-border contracts and agreements.
China to seal FTA with ASEAN before signing one with Singapore
China will likely conclude the free trade agreement (FTA) with ASEAN first before sealing a similar deal with Singapore, said Chinese Ambassador to Singapore, Zhang Xiaokang.
Singapore says it expects to conclude free trade agreement with China by 2008: report
Singapore’s deputy prime minister said the city-state expects to conclude a free trade agreement with China next year, a newspaper reported Thursday.
Japan OKs FTAs with Thailand, Chile
Japan’s parliament has ratified free-trade agreements with Thailand and Chile, paving the way for the FTAs to take effect as early as this autumn.
Singapore leaders, GCC Secretary General discuss free trade agreement
The visiting Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Mr Abdulrahman Hamad Al-Attiyah, met Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday.
Ukraine, Singapore begin FTA negotiations
Ukraine and Singapore have begun negotiations for a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
S’pore-US FTA a boost to bilateral trade, has potential to grow
The US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has helped boost bilateral trade significantly and there is still potential to grow further.
Asia-Pacific trade ministers defend bilateral deals
Two trade ministers from Asia-Pacific nations — Singapore and Australia — on Saturday defended bilateral and regional trade agreements as potentially contributing to, not detracting from, the global trade regime.
SA, Singapore eye free-trade agreement
Singaporean President Sellapan Ramanathan again pushed for a free-trade agreement between his country and South Africa during discussions with President Thabo Mbeki in Pretoria on Thursday.
Singapore signs Japan FTA revision, urges bigger Japan role in ASEAN
Japan and Singapore on Monday officially signed a partial revision of their bilateral free trade agreement to advance financial deregulation and Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said it is crucial for Japan to have a good and quick agreement on the Japan-ASEAN free trade agreement.
PM Lee to sign update to S’pore-Japan FTA
A review of the Singapore-Japan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has concluded very satisfactorily.
Banking issues to dominate India-Singapore CECA talks
The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s delay in granting the qualifying full banking licence—the highest banking status that Singapore offers to a foreign bank—to the State Bank of India will be taken up by India, when the two sides meet later this month to review the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA).
Singapore, Canada complete seventh round of FTA talks
Singapore and Canada have made "good" progress during the seventh round of talks for a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, the city-state said Friday.
Singapore and Morocco agree to start FTA talks
Singapore and Morocco have agreed to start talks on a Free Trade Agreement, but only at a pace that Morocco is comfortable with.
Qatar-Singapore FTA to be formalised soon
Security cooperation agreement already signed and in action.
GCC and Singapore to start talks on FTA
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Singapore have agreed to start negotiations for a free trade agreement.
Free trade deals give Singapore insurance
We cannot eat disk drives, says Prime Minister.
Singapore and Egypt to start negotiating free trade pact
Singapore and Egypt have signed a Declaration of Intent to start negotiations on the Egypt-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA).
Canada to resume free trade talks with Singapore, exploring pacts with Peru, Colombia
Canada has agreed to resume stalled free trade negotiations with Singapore, and exploring the possibility of establishing free trade pacts with Peru, Colombia and Ecuador, Canadian Trade Minister David Emerson said.
India widens scope of Singapore trade
India will offer over 250 additional items in the tariff liberalisation programme under its bilateral Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) with Singapore.