FTA with EU stuck on non-trade
Economic Times, 27 April 2010
Apart from trade issues, the free-trade
agreement (FTA) negotiations between India and the European Union (EU)
continue to be stuck over non-trade issues like human rights, child
labour and environment.
Sacu to study impact of free-trade
deal with East African Community
Engineering News, 26 April 2010
The Southern African Customs Union (Sacu)
is in the process of initiating a study of a possible free trade
agreement (FTA) with the East African Community (EAC).
Pak, Nepal agree to promote bilateral
ties in various fields
Associated Press of Pakistan, 26 April 2010
Pakistan and Nepal on Monday agreed to
enhance their bilateral relations and decided to further promote
trade, economic, people-to-people, defence and cultural relations.
Pak, Turkey to further enhance
Pakistan Observer, 03 April 2010
According to the Foreign Office
Spokesman both the countries agreed to accord high priority to
further enhancement of multi-faceted and broad based cooperation
among other means, increased connectivity, promotion of bilateral
trade and investment and further expansion of people to people
contacts and exchanges.
China offer on free-trade talks with
Financial Times, 02 April 2010
China has offered to accelerate free
trade agreement talks with India in a bid to balance a burgeoning
trade relationship between two of Asia’s largest economies that is
heavily skewed in Beijing’s favour.
Korea-Chile FTA still boosting
JoongAng Daily, 01 April 2010
Back in 2003, Chilean wine was a rare
treat for Korean wine connoisseurs. Seven years later, approximately
one in five bottles of wine on the shelves of local stores is from
Chile, giving Chilean wine a higher trade volume than French wine.
Taiwan trade deal with China
TVNZ, 01 April 2010
Taiwan will have to sign a trade
agreement such as the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA)
with China if it wants to stay competitive in global markets, a
former New Zealand trade official says.
Free trade agreement to boost regional
AsiaOne Business, 01 April 2010
Trade between Laos and Australia and New
Zealand is set to become easier and less costly thanks to a new
Asean-Australia-New Zealand free trade agreement.