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South Korea’s Ambassador to Egypt has said that there are ongoing discussions between Egypt and his country, to initiate a feasibility study on an economic partnership agreement between the two countries.
Pakistan and Uzbekistan on Wednesday agreed to finalise bilateral Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) within three months to further boost bilateral trade volume.
This paper examines civil society and health actors’ views of the conditions that successfully contributed to the removal of these measures in RCEP, with a focus on intellectual property and access to medicines.
Malaysia and Turkey have signed a joint declaration on the expansion of the free trade agreement or FTA between the two governments to reinforce the mandate in pursuing the expansion of the agreement to include chapters on services, investment and e-commerce.
Canada is preparing to formally launch bilateral trade negotiations later this year with Indonesia, but already plans to include gender, environmental and labour provisions in a deal are being described as a “challenge.”
The decision that Taiwan’s voters reach in the December referendum on whether to reverse President Tsai Ing-wen’s decision to allow importation of U.S. pork containing ractopamine could have significant strategic reverberations.
Thailand aims to clinch deals to form deeper trade partnerships through "mini-FTAs" with Hainan, China and Telangana, India.
Pakistan Prime Minister has approved the new Bilateral Investment Treaty template whereby any dispute will now be remedied through local arbitration.
White House officials are discussing proposals for a digital trade agreement covering Indo-Pacific economies as the administration seeks ways to check China’s influence in the region.
In a document that was made public this Tuesday, July 6, 2021, it was confirmed that Burundi officially ratified the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area on June 17, 2021.
Indian companies are flourishing well in overseas. The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) provides a window to the Indian companies to tap a unified African market.
The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs initiated “anti-arbitration” proceedings before the German courts to “avert” two ECT-based ICSID arbitrations brought against it by the German energy companies RWE and Uniper.
Concerns about excessive use of antibiotics in the Australian poultry and livestock sectors has prompted an alliance of UK medical, environmental and animal welfare organisations.
The free trade agreement replaces current bilateral agreements with EAEU members, most notably Russia.
Preferential trade agreement between Pakistan and Uzbekistan, bilateral cooperation in other areas including transit trade, customs, banking, trade and investment, transport and other MoUs and agreements will be signed.
Bangladesh is eagerly awaiting a preferential trade agreement with Sri Lanka and requires feels some kind of facilitation was necessary to take bilateral trade to the next level.
European investors are likely to look beyond China following the suspension of an investment agreement. Strong diplomatic relations and trade ties with Vietnam mean that the Southeast Asian country is tipped to profit.
Thailand is scheduled to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) today to form a deeper trade partnership through a "mini-FTA" with Kofu city in central Japan.
The enthusiasm of both sides to negotiate lower import duties, market access and custom rules may get a rude reminder on the issue of investment protection, which remains unsolved.
The agreement is likely to be a step toward less productive, more unequal and more vulnerable economies in both regions.