South Korea and Singapore agreed to conclude their digital trade pact in 2021 in a move to deepen broader trade and economic ties, Seoul’s trade ministry said.
Singapore has welcomed China’s application to join the CPTPP trade agreement, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.
Chile sees growing interest from several nations in joining the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement, an international treaty brokered last year by the country and fellow APEC members New Zealand and Singapore.
Dhaka has started the process to conduct a feasibility study on signing either a PTA or FTA with Singapore, aiming to further strengthen economic and trade ties with the Southeast Asian country, officials said.
South Korean Trade Minister saying that South Korea would make an official announcement this month on its accession to the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement.
There is minimal value added by DEPA, even as a pathfinder for e-commerce proponents in the WTO and APEC. For critics of the TPP and CPTPP’s one-sided rules, DEPA reflects a wasted opportunity.
Negotiations have been concluded between Singapore and the Pacific Alliance, a trading bloc of four Latin American nations, on an agreement to collaborate on energy, digital economy, infrastructure and urban solutions, port management and logistics, and other areas.
It is still too early to hail a digital economy agreement between Singapore and Vietnam. And it will be an even longer road before Vietnam can align itself with Singapore’s digital trade standards so that both nations can reap the full benefits of any potential agreement.
Singapore will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) by the end of this year with the Pacific Alliance (PA), a trading bloc of four Latin American nations - Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
Singapore and the United Kingdom have negotiation talks on a digital economy agreement, UK-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement (UKSDEA).
Vietnam and Singapore have agreed to promote the early establishment of a joint technical working group on a digital partnership, towards a bilateral agreement on digital economy.
South Korea held a public hearing on its bid to join a global pact on the digital trade sector that covers a wider array of issues beyond conventional free trade agreements.
Togo and the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise are to sign an economic and technical partnership agreement, under which the West African nation will benefit from Singapore’s experience to develop its economy.
Singapore ratified the RCEP agreement on Friday, becoming the first participating country to do so in a multi-nation trade pact that brings together the 10 ASEAN economies as well as Australia, China, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea.
Singapore has ratified the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement and become the first ASEAN member to do so.
Besides protection and dispute settlement, the BIT also includes several key changes in terms of application and restriction.
A bilateral investment treaty between Singapore and Indonesia has come into force after being ratified in a virtual meeting on March 9.
The UK and Singapore have since worked on the completion of the applicable legal requirements and procedures for the agreement’s entry into force February 11.
Google’s Singapore subsidiary could use a controversial ISDS provision in the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement to demand millions in compensation over proposed Australian regulation for payment of news content.