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‘Pakistan-Turkey PTA next year’
Pakistan and Turkey will finalise the Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) next year to boost bilateral trade, Murat M Onart, Consul General of Turkey said on Monday.
SA rejects Turkey’s proposal for a free trade agreement
South Africa has rejected Turkey’s proposal for a free trade agreement between the two countries saying that this would encourage "destructive competition that will undermine our industrial and employment objectives".
Turkey, South Africa agree to waive visas, draft free trade agreement
Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu shared news of the first steps toward a free trade agreement to be signed between Turkey and South Africa
Pakistan, Turkey to transform bilateral ties: Khar
Turkey and Pakistan on Thursday took a leap forward in their bilateral relations and agreed to transform existing historical brotherly relations into tangible economic partnership.
Turkey wants to seal FTA with Korea by year-end
Turkey hopes to strike a free trade deal on goods with South Korea by year-end in an effort to boost bilateral trade, the visiting Turkish economy minister said Friday.
Twenty Turkish firms file suit against Turkmenistan
The government of Turkmenistan faces legal action from twenty Turkish construction firms over broken contracts costing them more than $1 billion in losses, a spokesman representing the companies said on Wednesday.
TUSKON: Turkish-Chilean trade may reach $1 bln in 3 years
The president of one of Turkey’s leading business associations has said Turkish-Chilean trade volume has the potential to more than double and reach $1 billion in the next three years.
Minister: Turkey hopes to see FTA with India signed soon
Foreign Trade Minister Zafer Çağlayan has said a free trade agreement (FTA) between Turkey and India should be signed as quickly as possible to make the best out of what he described as the tremendous trade potential between the two emerging economies.
Turkey, Ethiopia to sign FTA, eyes $20 bln exports to Africa
Turkey will soon be launching talks with Ethiopia to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with the eastern African nation, Turkish Foreign Trade Minister Zafer Çağlayan said on Wednesday.
Chile-Turkey free trade agreement takes effect
The Chile-Turkey Free Trade Agreement (FTA) became effective Tuesday, with 98 percent of bilateral trade now tax-free and the rest to follow suit within six years.
European Union fails to see strengths of Ukraine, Turkey
There were hopes that in the final stages of the EU-Ukraine FTA negotiations the EU may be ready to add a membership perspective. However, EU sources say this is not going to happen.
Crisis pushed GCC to slow down Turkey FTA talks
The global economic crisis of 2009 was a major reason behind Turkey’s stalled Free Trade Agreement (FTA) talks with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which began in 2005, Foreign Trade Undersecretariat officials have said.
Turkey willing to use Ghana as springboard to do business in Africa, says foreign trade minister
Turkey is willing to use Ghana as an operations center for its business deals in the African continent, Turkish State Minister for foreign trade Zafer Caglayan said on Wednesday.
Çağlayan blames former Turkish ministers for trade ’mistake’
Turkey is offering economic partnership agreements to potential trade partners instead of traditional free trade agreements in an attempt to bypass regulations in its customs union deal with the European Union, a Turkish minister has said.
Turkey should lobby Saudi Arabia for GCC ties
I followed the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital, last week and had a chance to see firsthand how the leaders of oil-rich Gulf Arab countries conducted the meeting against the backdrop of the challenges facing the Middle East.
Lebanon and Turkey sign free trade agreement
Lebanon and Turkey signed a free trade agreement to increase bilateral trade and expand private sector cooperation, as well as to pave the way for the establishment of a free trade zone between Lebanon, Turkey, Syria and Jordan.
Turkey wants to sign free trade agreement with Ukraine
Turkey is interested in expanding economic cooperation with Ukraine and introducing the visa-free regime between the two countries, Turkish Minister of Industry and Commerce Nihat Ergun has said at the Black Sea Economic Forum in Yalta, an UKRINFORM correspondent reported.
Turkey, Lebanon to sign free trade deal
Turkey and Lebanon are expected to sign several deals this week, including a partnership establishing a free-trade zone and a joint political declaration aiming toward a new high-level strategic cooperation counc
Turkey, Canada to launch free trade agreement talks
Turkey and Canada will launch talks on a free trade agreement soon, Turkey’s state minister for foreign trade said on Tuesday.
EAC, Turkey to Discuss Free Trade Pacts
The East Africa Community and Turkey will discuss trade partnerships when they meet in a business forum between September 28 and 30.