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FTA talks with UAE, Australia going full steam ahead: Goyal
Negotiations for the proposed free trade agreements (FTAs) with the UAE and Australia are "going full steam ahead" and officials of both the sides are working on the deadlines to conclude the talks, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said.
UAE, South Korea to launch free trade talks
The United Arab Emirates and South Korea on Thursday agreed to start negotiations on a bilateral trade deal targeting a broad expansion of economic ties.
India set to ink key trade deals by next year
The India government has set aggressive timelines for the agreements – formalisation of a CEPA with the UAE by early 2022, a FTA with the UK by next year, and an interim trade deal with Australia by December.
Centre seeks inputs on IPR from industry for India-UAE free trade pact
On a tight time schedule for the proposed India-UAE free trade pact, the DPIIT has called for suggestions from industry bodies and other stakeholders on IPR issues that could make it easier for Indians to do business in the UAE.
Pakistan seeks trade deals with Saudi, UAE, Oman - official says
Pakistan will pursue individual trade deals with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Oman, a Pakistani official said on Sunday, as talks with the Gulf Cooperation Council remain stalled.
Eyeing a deal by December, India & UAE to start FTA talks today
India and the UAE announced the launch of negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) which New Delhi is seeking to prioritise talks for a free trade agreement.
UAE targets new Kenya trade deal
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to sign a comprehensive economic partnership agreement with Kenya to consolidate its position as a gateway for global trade and investment.
A turning point for Dubai-Africa trade
Dubai’s trade with Africa has grown by leaps and bounds over the last decade, thanks to several important developments that have established new business links between the emirate and promising markets across the continent.
Proposed FTA with UAE to boost jewellery, chemicals, engineering exports, say exporters
Under a free trade agreement, two trading partners reduce or eliminate customs duties on the maximum number of goods traded between them.
India will fast track trade deals with six nations: Commerce Secretary
India will fast-track free trade agreements (FTAs) with at least six nations — including the UAE, the UK, Australia, Canada, and the EU.
India begins talks on free trade agreement with UAE
Pact to help India increase exports in goods, services; lead to possible FTA with GCC.
Israel, UAE to start talks on free trade deal
Both sides are looking forward to signing a free trade agreement, and they have commenced discussions on this matter, the ministers said in a joint statement.
Israel to open economic office in Abu Dhabi to boost Gulf investment
Israel plans to open an economic attaché office in Abu Dhabi to attract foreign investment and boost economic relations with Gulf states and the broader Arab world
Israel, UAE sign double taxation prevention agreement
The tax treaty and the investment-protection agreement lay the groundwork for increasing economic cooperation.
UK and UAE, Saudi trade agreements could be ’hammered out’ this year
UK Trade Secretary was in the UAE and Saudi Arabia last month to work on the UK-GCC Joint Trade and Investment Review
UAE and Israel move closer to tax treaty that will help boost foreign investments
A free trade agreement and double taxation treaty are among several frameworks being worked on by the UAE and Israel to increase trade and investments flows between the two nations after they normalised relations last year.
GCC ministers discuss increasing free trade agreements with other countries
GCC states need to ensure the adoption of economic diversification plans through free trade agreements, UAE Foreign Trade Minister said.
Jersey’s BIT with the UAE and reflections on investment treaty practice in non-sovereign autonomous regions
Most recently, Jersey has joined Hong Kong as another non-sovereign entity that negotiates its own BITs. Jersey is set to sign its first BIT with the UAE later this year.
Israel-Korea free trade agreement to stress tech cooperation
The soon to be signed agreement was delayed because of Korean political concerns that have been removed by Israel-UAE normalization.
Israel, UAE agree deal to boost investment in each other’s economies
Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached a bilateral agreement that will give incentives and protection to investors who make investments in each other’s countries.