The Straits Times
Britain and Singapore have started talks on a new treaty that will improve the flow of investments between the two countries. The UK-Singapore Bilateral Investment Treaty (UKSBIT) as it is called will supersede the existing pact that came into force in 1975.
Mexico News Daily
The United States intends to issue an ultimatum to Mexico in the coming weeks as it seeks to make progress in a dispute over the latter’s nationalistic energy policies.
The UAE launched the CEPA programme in September 2021 to expand its trade and investment partnership with several strategic global markets, increase the size of trade exchanges and enhance growth opportunities for national exports.
Business World Online
The RCEP will likely take effect for the Philippines around June, a Trade official said. This as the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) aims to deposit the instrument of ratification for the Philippines’ participation in the mega-trade deal by April 3.
The Left in the European Parliament
This report shows how Big Tech companies are working to constrain the ability of EU democratic bodies to regulate their activities in the public interest through “trade” agreements, which are binding and permanent.
The Economic Times
India and the European Union (EU) on Saturday concluded the fourth round of talks for a comprehensive free trade agreement in Brussels, a a move aimed at further strengthening economic ties between the two sides.
The Phnom Penh Post
The announcement comes after three rounds of formal negotiations. No official date has been given for the signing of the deal.
The Economic Times
Free Trade Agreement among the BIMSTEC countries is at the final stage of formulation, the secretary general Tenzin Lekphell said.
Punjab News Express
A free trade agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates has come into effect, the first such economic deal the Jewish state reached with an Arab country.
The Scottish Farmer
Claims that beef imported from Mexico has a lower carbon footprint than UK-reared beef are ‘B-word’, an environment minister has said.