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Asia & Pacific

Bilateral deal-making involving governments of Asia and the Pacific region.


Turkish, American delegations to discuss economic ties next week
Additional steps for liberalizing and deepening commercial relations between the two countries in the long term will be reviewed.
Western Sahara trade dispute to be heard in the Court of Justice of the European Union
WSCUK argues that the UK was unlawfully allowing products, originating from or processed in Western Sahara, to be imported into the UK under a trade agreement with Morocco.
Hong Kong to sign ASEAN Free Trade Agreement
Hong Kong has agreed to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
US examines food standards
The United States, one of the Cambodia’s key trading partners, is going to assess sanitary and phyto-sanitary standards in Cambodia, opening up the opportunity for Cambodian agricultural products to be exported to the US.
India to restart FTA talks with Mauritius
The decision to restart negotiations on India-Mauritius free trade agreement (FTA) follows a double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) signed last year.
Koya: Talks with PNG minister Pato fruitful
The Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources said the meeting involved discussions on the ‘way forward’ with the Melanesian Spearhead Group Trade Agreement.
Investment promotion and protection agreement with Singapore under way
Negotiations over an agreement on investment promotion and protection between Myanmar and Singapore have started, according to Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) Director General U Aung Naing Oo.
US reaches out to Cambodia under TIFA
The Trump administration is continuing its outreach to Asia-Pacific countries, with Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Barbara Weisel sitting down with Cambodian officials.
Asean-Hong Kong FTA set to be signed
The free trade agreement between Asean and Hong Kong will be signed at the 31st Asean Summit in November in the Philippines, according to Thailand’s Department of Trade Negotiations.
Forthcoming ASEAN-HK FTA to connect Myanmar with Belt and Road finances
Hong Kong’s new chief executives ays that the ASEAN-HK Free Trade Agreement negotiations are expected to conclude by year-end, and that the city will pursue closer ties with ASEAN to echo China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

    Links


  • ABAC
    APEC Business Advisory Council is pushing for an FTA among APEC members
  • ASEAN Briefing
    ASEAN Briefing is a platform dedicated to the various and increasing number of trade treaties and agreements throughout the ASEAN region, produced by tax and legal professionals Dezan Shira & Associates.
  • Asia Regional Integration Center
    Database of bilateral and plurilateral FTAs with at least one of Asian Development Bank’s 48 regional members as signatory.
  • Australia-ASEAN-New Zealand FTA
    An Australian government webpage on the Australia-ASEAN-New Zealand FTA negotiations, agreed to end 2004 and begun early 2005.
  • Macau-China FTA
    Official website on the Macau-China Closer Economic Partnership Agreement
  • PANG
    The Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) plays the role of the Pacific regional “peoples’ watchdog on trade issues”.