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Thai envoy stresses FTA critical to balance bilateral trade
Trade between Pakistan and Thailand could be balanced if the government of Pakistan tackles the hurdles efficiently, particularly the delay in signing a free trade agreement (FTA), said acting Thailand Consul General Paoyee Waesahmae.
‘Pak-Thailand FTA likely to be finalised by end year’
The process of dialogue between the two countries had been slowing down during the COVID- 19 pandemic period, the ambassador of Thailand to Pakistan said.
Thailand ratifies RCEP pact
Thailand has already submitted the ratification for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact and reaffirmed that the world’s biggest free trade deal will come into force on Jan 1 next year as scheduled.
Thailand starts CPTPP application process driven by fears for inward investment and the economy
Just ahead of the ASEAN summit in Brunei came a strong indication that Thailand is taking steps to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Negotiations likely next year with Bangladesh
Thailand expects to begin talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) with Bangladesh next year.
Thailand plans to sign free trade deals with more Chinese provinces
The government aims to sign mini-Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with other provinces in China following strengthened partnerships from the first FTA with Hainan province in late August.
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.