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What Turkey expects from its free trade agreement with Singapore
The Turkey-Singapore Free Trade Agreement is a comprehensive one covering not only bilateral tariff liberalization, but also a reduction in non-tariff barriers.
Singapore concludes free trade negotiations with Turkey
Turkey and Singapore have concluded negotiations for the Turkey-Singapore Free Trade Agreement.
Peru moves forward with trade agreements agenda
Peru is making progress in implementing the agenda of new trade agreements
Zeybekci suggests renewal of FTA with Serbia, BiH
Turkey is ready to the fullest extent to expand the free trade agreements to the service, public, food, agriculture and e-commerce sectors
Bangladesh pushes for free trade with Turkey
Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has pushed for a free trade agreement with Turkey to expand trade ties
Indonesia to resume free-trade talks
Indonesia will resume free trade and economic partnership negotiations with important trading partners as President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo’s administration steps up efforts to boost exports amid the country’s economic slowdown.
Ukraine to sign FTA with Canada, Israel, Turkey and other countries
According to Ukraine’s Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food, Ukraine now plans to sign FTAs with Canada, Israel, Turkey, Serbia and Vietnam.
S. Korea, Turkey ink FTA in services, investment
South Korea and Turkey on Thursday signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in the investment and service sectors that will complement their bilateral trade pact that went into effect nearly two years ago.
EU: Turkey’s concerns over TTIP ‘legitimate’
The EU’s trade chief, Cecilia Malmstrom, said Monday that Turkey has “legitimate” concerns over the ongoing EU-US free trade talks and promised to keep Ankara informed on almost every step during the negotiations.
Pakistan, Turkey to finalise free trade deal
Pakistan and Turkey on Tuesday agreed to finalise a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) after their leaders announced that the two countries are embarking on fresh trade liberalisation initiatives.
Turkey to lose $5B annually if not included in TTIP agreement
Turkey stands to lose roughly $5 billion per year in direct losses alone if it is not included in a final free trade agreement between the EU and US, Turkey’s minister for EU Affairs said Thursday.
Preferential trade deal with Iran to turn into FTA
The Preferential Trade Agreement signed between Turkey and Iran will be extended and the agreement will be transformed into a free trade agreement, a Turkish minister says.
TISA: Leaked document uncovers secret discussions that undermine access to health care
A secret discussion note for the Trade in Service Agreement (TISA) – leaked today by Associated Whistle-Blowing Press- uncovers that negotiators discuss reforms to the national health care systems in favour of international trade and the commercialisation of health care.
Faroes ready to take on Norway, Iceland, UK with new FTA with Turkey
The Faroe Islands and Turkey have signed a free trade agreement, culminating 15 years of negotiations. The island nation can now compete “on equal terms” with Norway, Scotland (UK) and Iceland to supply seafood to Turkey.
Turkey may leave EU Customs Union
If the EU-US trade agreement (TTIP) goes ahead and US goods are delivered to the Turkish market free of duty, Turkey may lose up to $2.5 billion-$3 billion.
Ukraine wishes to form free trade zones with Canada, Turkey, Israel, West Africa
The government of Ukraine intends to launch free trade negotiations with Canada, Turkey, Israel, the Gulf States, West Africa and some other countries, Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said.
Turkey-Peru free trade talks end without deal
Talks will continue next year as areas of friction — textiles and agriculture — continue to cause disagreement.
Japan, Turkey to begin FTA talks next week
Japan and Turkey will hold the first round of negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement next week in Tokyo, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.
Turkey could suspend membership in EU Customs Union over TTIP deal: Minister
Turkey could suspend its membership in a customs union with the European Union if its interests are not taken into account when Brussels signs a major trade deal with the United States, Turkish EU Affairs Minister Volkan Bozkir stated Wednesday.