Observatoire Tunisien de l’Economie
To get out of the crisis exacerbated by Covid-19: more than a hundred organizations and networks in the Arab region are launching a campaign for debt cancellation and getting rid of "free trade" agreements.
Kenya has moved to fence in its key economic segments as it prepares for the first round of free trade area (FTA) negotiations with the US from July 9 to 17.
The Jakarta Post
Indonesia and 14 other negotiating countries agreed Tuesday to sign the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) this year to help their economies recover from the pandemic-induced downturn.
Trade ministers of the 10-member states of ASEAN and Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Partners (Australia, China, Japan, Korea, and New Zealand) reaffirmed the signing of the RCEP Agreement before end of 2020.
South China Morning Post
Doubts though remain over China’s ability to meet the requirement of the Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP).
The document is currently in the procedure in the institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development, Republic of Kenya
Japan’s chief negotiator Hiroshi Matsuura warned that both sides will need to "limit their ambitions."