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China, Japan and South Korea agreed to push forward and speed up negotiations on the free trade area (FTA) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), as the three countries‘ foreign ministers met in Beijing on Wednesday.
The European Union has granted Indonesia Rp 232 billion (US$16.37 million) through a program dubbed ARISE+ Indonesia to improve trade conditions and capacity between 2019 and 2023.
India may cut or eliminate tariffs on 80% of products imported from China under a 16-country free trade agreement, the last round of negotiations for which is underway in Vietnam.
South Korea’s free trade agreement with five Central American countries becomes partially effective on 1 Oct, putting the country on path to enjoy near tariff-free access to markets across the Latin and South American map.
Phil Hogan obtained the MEPs’ preliminary approval to become the EU’s next Trade Commissioner, promising a tougher stance towards China to ensure the protection of European values, and environmental principles.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the country will officially join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) on October 27.
The EU’s likely next trade commissioner Phil Hogan has said he wants to secure a trade agreement with the US despite warning Washington "it takes two to tango" to secure any deal.
Negotiators from the EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) group of countries met at the United Nations to determine the future of the ACP-EU partnership.
The South Korean government has won an international arbitration in a suit a Korean-American individual filed over expropriation of land in a redevelopment project.
Their submissions conclude that the system is detrimental to public budgets, regulations in the public interest, democracy and the rule of law.
The Russian side appealed that a number of provisions of the Energy Charter Treaty could not be applied to the Russian Federation because it did not ratify it.
After seven years of tireless campaigning in Australia and across the region, the Malaysian Trade Minister announced that foreign investor rights to sue governments (ISDS) has been dropped from the RCEP agreement negotiations.
To sign the RCEP and start negotiations on a FTA with the US when the Indian economy is on the brink of economic downturn and needs strong domestic policies is a decision that is not in national or public interest.
Leaked agenda shows Brazil’s environment minister will meet with BASF, Bayer, VW and British fossil fuel and mining interests.
European civil society organizations published an open letter to the Trade Commissioner-designate and the President of the European Commission regarding the lack of transparency in the ongoing EU-US trade talks.
South Korea’s trade ministry said Monday it plans to hold the second round of FTA negotiations with Russia in the service and investment segments, in line with the government’s efforts to deepen bilateral economic ties.
The proposed agreement will have far-reaching consequences on dairying, agriculture and fishery sector sectors, says State Agriculture Minister
India and Chile have formally exchanged the terms of reference for expanding the bilateral preferential trade agreement (PTA).
China and the EU are on track to reach a comprehensive bilateral investment treaty (BIT) by 2020, as the two sides are making "positive" progress and accelerating their negotiations, fueled by rising urgency created by the US’ trade protectionism against both Beijing and Brussels.
Pakistan has paid over $100 million to Turkish rental power company Karkey as a penalty out of $800 million, Senator Sherry Rehman has said.