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Bangkok keen to sign FTA with Dhaka
Thailand is interested to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with Bangladesh to increase bilateral trade as tariff and non-tariff barriers stand in the way of promoting business potentials between the two countries.
Turkey eyes comprehensive free trade pacts to boost exports
Free trade talks ongoing with Japan, Thailand and Indonesia in Asia-Pacific region, says trade minister.
Thailand and EU resume free trade agreement negotiations
Thailand and the European Union (EU) have agreed to resume negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) seven years after the collapse of negotiations in 2014 after a military coup in Thailand.
Switzerland and Thailand seek to boost business ties
Switzerland and Thailand have expressed interest in starting negotiations for a free trade deal, according to his office, with technical talks underway at the level of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
Thailand, Australia mull economic deal
Thailand and Australia have agreed to pursue a strategic economic partnership to boost bilateral trade and investment, with the deal expected to be signed next year.
Thailand moves to strengthen EU ties amid US-China rivalry
The Southeast Asian country is looking to revive trade and business with the European Union to avoid dependence on Beijing and Washington. Economists say a free trade agreement is expected within the next few years.
Trade pact with Pakistan nears completion
Thailand aims to conclude talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) with Pakistan by the end of this year.
Thailand pins high hope on FTAs to boost exports
Thailand’s Commerce Ministry looks set to propose negotiation frameworks for the Thailand-EU free trade agreement and ASEAN-Canada FTA for cabinet approval in the third quarter, aiming to boost the country’s exports.
Ministry ready for more mini-FTAs
Thailand aims to clinch deals to form deeper trade partnerships through "mini-FTAs" with Hainan, China and Telangana, India.
Thailand, Kofu city sign trade agreement
Thailand is scheduled to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) today to form a deeper trade partnership through a "mini-FTA" with Kofu city in central Japan.
CPTPP studies to go before the cabinet
Final studies on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are ready and scheduled to go before the cabinet’s consideration over the next few weeks so that the government can make a decision whether to apply to join the pact.
Trade pact faces day of reckoning
Cabinet to mull report on whether to join CPTPP agreement, though critics say it must make out a strong case first.
Public hearings to be held over Asean-Canada FTA
Thailand and Asean counterparts are set to rev up discussions with Canada to establish a scope of negotiations for an Asean-Canada free trade agreement (FTA), with the aim to kick off negotiations later this year
Queries raised over FTA plan
A planned bilateral free trade deal between Thailand and Hong Kong may hit a snag as people have suggested Thailand make the best use of Hong Kong as a gateway for trade with China and promote bilateral economic partnerships both for the public and private sectors of the two parties.
Thailand to resume FTA talks with EU
Thailand has set a target of achieve a joint understanding document that paves the way to begin talks for the long-awaited free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU) this year.
Pakistan, Thailand to work for free trade agreement
Delegations from both countries met virtually at the second round of Pakistan-Thailand bilateral political consultations.
Thailand postpones CPTPP signing for 50 more days
Following the hashtag #NOCPTPP trending due to resistance directed at Thailand’s participation in the CPTPP, it has been explained that the Cabinet has only agreed to grant the Prime Minister another 50 days to consider the issue to ensure thoroughness.
State rushes to complete studies on CPTPP pact
The Finance Ministry is speeding up its study on the pros and cons of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), as well as working on protective measures to cushion against the impact of the pact if Thailand decides to join.
Thai-UK pact sets stage for agreement negotiations
Thailand and the UK plan to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to set up a Joint Trade Committee on Commerce and Economic Cooperation, paving the way for a future free trade agreement (FTA) after Brexit.
Revealed: Monsanto owner and US officials pressured Mexico to drop glyphosate ban
Internal USTR communications lay out how the agrochemical industry is “pushing” for the US to fold this issue into the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).