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US senators urge gov’t to lay groundwork for FTA with Taiwan
Forty-two United States senators across party-lines have urged US Trade Representative Katherine Tai to lay the groundwork for negotiating a free trade agreement with Taiwan.
US, Pak discuss COVID-19, agree to continue TIFA Agreement dialogue
The United States and Pakistan agreed to continue the Trade and Investment Framework (TIFA) agreement dialogue and Ambassador Tai expressed desire to build a strong US-Pakistan trade relationship.
US, Central Asian countries agree to focus on digital trade issues
Trade officials in the meeting of the US-Central Asia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) discussed the importance of digital trade for achieving broad-based inclusive economic growth and innovation.
US suspends trade engagement with Myanmar after deadly crackdown
US Trade Representative announced the suspension of US collaboration with Myanmar, through the 2013 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
Fifth TIFA council meeting held
The United States affirmed its engagement with Nepal on its efforts to foster innovation and investment through improvements in intellectual property protection and enforcement.
Uruguayan Foreign Minister talks trade with US’ Pompeo
Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have met in Washington to discuss deepening commercial ties, the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry said
Virtual signing of the USA-Fiji TIFA
Apart from being the first trade and investment agreement signed between the United States and Fiji, the US-Fiji TIFA is also the first Agreement signed by the US with a Pacific Island Country.
US to launch new annual economic dialogue with Taiwan
The United States will hold a new annual senior-level economic dialogue with Taiwan to strengthen bilateral economic ties, after Taiwan pledged last week it would open its market to previously banned categories of American pork and beef.
The United States and Kenya hold second meeting of the trade and investment working group
The working group is exploring ways to deepen the trade and investment ties between the two countries and lay the groundwork for a stronger future trade relationship.
Enhanced market access to US just pie in the sky
Enhanced access for products of Pakistan’s export interest, particularly textile and clothing, to the United States market has been a long-standing demand of both the government and private sector.
Pakistan seeks convening of TIFA meeting
Pakistan will seek engagement with the United States in the economic and trade arena, while emphasizing the need for early convening of the next round of Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
Egypt, US to promote greater reciprocal market access for agricultural, industrial goods
Egypt and the United States are seeking ways to promote a greater reciprocal market access for agricultural and industrial goods following the latest talks of the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement .
Pakistan for early convening of next TIFA round
Pakistan has sought an intensified engagement with the US in the economic and trade cooperation, emphasising the need for early convening of next round of Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).
USDA to send trade mission in April
The US has long criticized Taiwan’s zero-tolerance policy regarding meat product imports and views Taiwan’s ractopamine ban as a trade barrier.
US-Nepal trade and investment forum
The United States engaged with Nepal to identify ways to increase intellectual property protections and facilitate foreign investment, as well as greater market access and reform in Nepal’s agricultural sector.
Taiwan hopes talks under TIFA will resume this year
A Taiwanese senior trade negotiator said Thursday that Taiwan hopes that talks under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) with the United States will resume this year.
USTR sees FTA with PH first step in As-Pac strategy
The US Trade Representative (USTR) has looked that having a free trade agreement with the Philippines is a reasonable first step in their strategy in the Asia Pacific region.
US concerned over Taiwan’s meat import ban, wants its removal
This refers to Taiwan’s "zero tolerance" policy on US pork imports that contain a leanness-enhancing drug known as ractopamine
The US and Kazakhstan – An economic partnership for the 21st century
Kazakhstan and the United States cooperate within the framework of the Central Asia Trade and Investment Facilitation Agreement, which promotes increased trade within the region.
United States and Egypt agree to further trade cooperation
The United States and Egypt discussed ways to further expand fair and reciprocal trade and investment between the two countries.