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Korea-Turkey FTA in services and investment to go into effect Wed
A free trade agreement between South Korea and Turkey expands to the services sector and investment from Wednesday, raising more business opportunities for Korean contents and builders in the transcontinental country.
Turkish government taken to international tribunal
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s regime accused of illegally seizing company assets and breaching investment treaties involving Britain and other EU states.
New gov’t maintains position on FTA deal with Turkey
The Jordan-Turkey agreement will be terminated in November 2018.
Expanded free-trade agreement with Turkey attracts criticism
Eleven Swiss groups have called on parliament to refrain from ratifying a revised free-trade agreement with Turkey. They cited the country’s current political climate and human rights situation.
Revised Turkey-EFTA FTA to shed light on customs union with EU
Turkey and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) will sign a new Free Trade Agreement (FTA) at EFTA Trade Ministers Conference.
Pakistan, Iran enter final phase of free trade agreement
Ministry of Commerce seeks comprehensive analysis of the agreement; invites request for proposal to conduct research study on Pak-Iran trade ties.
Trade ministry set to boost Indonesia’s exports to Turkey
The Indonesia-Turkey Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IT-CEPA) has entered the second phase. Ministry of Trade said the talks, which took place on May 28-30, 2018 in Ankara, Turkey, is one of Indonesia’s efforts to increase exports to Turkey.
Jordan to end Turkish free trade agreement
The deal was suspended in March, but the following month Jordan announced it was willing to reactivate the agreement provided Turkey agreed to meet certain conditions.
Poroshenko, Erdogan discuss free trade agreement
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed a free trade agreement between Ukraine and Turkey.
Turkey, Venezuela ink trade agreement over phone
“By expanding its scope, we aim for this agreement to be turned into a free trade agreement as soon as possible,” Erdogan told.
Ukraine, Turkey complete tenth round of FTA talks
During this round of talks, the delegations made a progress in the issues regarding the access to the telecommunications and e-commerce markets.
Investment to top Erdogan’s agenda during South Korea visit
At the top of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s agenda during his upcoming visit to South Korea on May 2-3 will be investments and cooperation in the defense industry, South Korean Ambassador to Turkey Choi Hong-ghi has said.
Jordan, Turkey to renegotiate suspended FTA
Turkish authorities are ready to look into Jordan’s conditions to reactivate the suspended free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries, Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Yarub Qudah said Tuesday.
Government urged to halt trade talks with Turkey
Fifteen Swiss organisations have called on the Federal Council to suspend negotiations on expanding its free trade agreements with Turkey until the country releases all its political prisoners.
Ukraine, Turkey move toward free trade agreement for agricultural goods
Ukraine and Turkey have made progress in negotiations on a free trade zone, agreeing to include agricultural products in the zone along with industrial ones.
Group of MPs wants cancelled FTA with Turkey reactivated
In Jordan, a group of MPs on Tuesday called on the government to reactivate the recently-suspended Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Turkey.
Pak-Turk FTA issue to be resolved soon: Envoy
Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Mustafa Yurdakul has said that issue of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and grant of GSP+ status to Pakistan between the two countries would be resolved soon, adding that such matters were not resolved in days and Ankara was optimistic that the issue would be resolved amicably in near future.
FTA with Turkey to resume ‘under certain conditions’
Jordan is willing to reactivate the free trade agreement with Turkey, which was suspended last month, if Turkey agrees to meet certain conditions, the government said on Sunday.
Gov’t suspends FTA with Turkey
The FTA with Turkey has not yielded the expected fruits, but has rather further tilted the trade balance in favour of the Turkish side, says Governement.
Turkey’s economy minister seeks Japan trade pact this year
Japan-EU deal adds urgency; Ankara plans ’countermeasures’ against US tariffs