ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations World

ASEAN-EU to resume free trade deal negotiations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is set to resume free trade agreement (FTA) talks with the European Union after negotiations were suspended since 2009, the Bangkok Post reported.
ASEAN economic ministers upgrade ATIGA ASEAN

ASEAN economic ministers upgrade ATIGA

ASEAN economic ministers adopted revisions to several terms in the Operational Certification Procedures (OCP) in the first Protocol amending the ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (ATIGA) during the virtual AEM-35th ASEAN Free Trade Agreement Council Meeting on September 8.
RoK, ASEAN to upgrade FTA World

RoK, ASEAN to upgrade FTA

The Republic of Korea’s trade ministry has launched talks with ASEAN to upgrade their free trade agreement (FTA) and further lower trade barriers, as the country seeks to diversify its trade portfolio and expand its presence in Southeast Asia.
Indonesian diplomat highlights significance of RCEP signing World

Indonesian diplomat highlights significance of RCEP signing

The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement is ASEAN’s most outstanding achievement this year, Permanent Representative of Indonesia to ASEAN Ambassador Ade Padmo Sarwono said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)’s correspondent in Jakarta on November 18.
China, ASEAN hold dialogue on business opportunities World

China, ASEAN hold dialogue on business opportunities

The China-ASEAN Business Council (CABC) held a dialogue on business opportunities in Beijing, China on July 26, attracting some 300 corporate executives, as well as diplomatic and trade officials from both sides.
ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end World

ASEAN-EU FTA expected to be approved by year-end

Economic ministers from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom on March 2 reached consensus on the official ratification of EU-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (ASEAN-EU FTA) by the end of 2018.
China prioritises trade partnership with ASEAN World

China prioritises trade partnership with ASEAN

China will continue supporting the building of the ASEAN Community, while prioritising bilateral trade partnership with the ASEAN member countries, stated Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan.
ASEAN auto demand predicted to grow in 2017 ASEAN

ASEAN auto demand predicted to grow in 2017

ASEAN auto demand is forecast to continue rising in the rest of this year, despite the saturation of the market, according to a survey by the Financial Times’ Confidential Research.