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Pak-Sri Lanka FTA to bring two SAARC nations closer
Pakistan has signed its first Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka.
FTA will benefit common man too, says Kadirgamar
The Sri Lanka-Pakistan FTA will benefit not only the business communities but also the ordinary people in both countries, Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar said.
India, Lanka to draw roadmap for comprehensive economic ties
A comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) between India and Sri Lanka covering goods, services and investment is all set to become a reality.
Pakistan, Sri Lanka sign free trade pact
Pakistan and Sri Lanka have exchanged diplomatic notes to formalize the annextures in bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with a view to its operationalization between the two countries.
Landmark FTA to be signed with Pakistan
President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga will arrive in Islamabad tonight (7) on a three-day state visit. The highlight of President Kumaratunga’s visit to Pakistan is the signing of the landmark Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two SAARC partners.
ECC approves Free Trade Agreement with Sri Lanka
The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet in Pakistan has approved the signing of a free-trade agreement (FTA) with Sri Lanka.
Pakistan, Sri Lanka hold talks to finalize Free Trade Agreement
The technical teams of Pakistan and Sri Lanka have held talks to finalize Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries.
Twelve-country report on FTAs
A report on the status of FTA fever in 12 Asian countries: Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.
Sri Lanka, Iran sign bilateral agreements
Sri Lanka and Iran signed a preferential trade agreement and several memoranda of understanding yesterday at the Islamic Republic Mansion in Tehran, the Office of the President said.
FTA with SL in Jan: Humayun
KARACHI: Humayun Akhtar Khan, the federal minister for commerce, said on Saturday that free trade agreement with Sri Lanka would be finalised in January next year while trade talks with India are linked with sustainable political dialogue between the two countries.
Free trade at a heavy cost for India
The recently signed India-Thailand FTA has stirred a hornet’s nest in India. It is being argued that India has shown unnecessary haste in signing the agreement without fully comprehending its economic implications for Indian industry.
Sri Lanka to enter into free trade agreement with Egypt
Sri Lanka will enter into a free trade agreement with Egypt in January next year.
Merry-go round
Sri Lanka and Pakistan are hoping to have another go at the belated free trade agreement between the two countries in November.
Tom Yam Swamp
The Indo-Thai FTA is great news, but who will it benefit?
Bilateral trade talks falter after enthusiastic starts
Bangladesh is yet to make any clear headway in its bilateral talks in free trade agreements with India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as well as trade and investment framework agreement with the United States.
Indo-Lanka economic partnership soon
India and Sri Lanka are on the threshold of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), Sri Lankan Minister of Trade, Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jeyaraj Fernandopulle said Friday.
FTA Pushes Up India, Lanka Trade By 128%
Bilateral trade between India and Sri Lanka has grown by 128% after the free trade agreement (FTA) became operational in March 2000.
India-Sri Lanka: South Indian business delegation calls on Minister Kadirgamar
A delegation of members of the Southern Region Office of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) representing a variety of business enterprises called on Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar at the Ministry of Foreign affairs on August 31.
Jeyaraj holds discussions on Sri Lanka-US trade & investment agenda
Sri Lankan Minister of Trade and Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Jeyaraj Fernandopulle concluded his four day visit to the US moving forward the bilateral trade and investment agenda.