Regional Comprehensive  Economic Partnership Agreement ASEAN

InfographicRegional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Ministers from 15 countries spanning the Asia-Pacific region on November 15 signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement after eight years of talks. The agreement is expected to create the world’s largest free trade area and numerous new supply chains, and make significant contributions to regional economic recovery post COVID-19.
Indonesia, Australia roll out worker exchange programme World

Indonesia, Australia roll out worker exchange programme

Indonesia will conduct a worker-exchange programme with Australia to boost its human resources, a senior government official announced just days after the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) entered into force.
ASEAN, Japan enhance cooperation against COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN, Japan enhance cooperation against COVID-19

ASEAN and Japan have agreed to support each other in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic by focusing on easing its impact, enhancing economic flexibility, promoting export and solving problems faced by small- and medium-sized enterprises, according to the Thai Ministry of Commerce.
ASEAN seeks to boost intra-bloc trade Videos

ASEAN seeks to boost intra-bloc trade

Enhancing intra-ASEAN trade and investment towards a cohesive and responsive ASEAN is one of the shared topics by many regional officials, researchers and policymakers.
Australia to open first foreign university in Indonesia World

Australia to open first foreign university in Indonesia

Australia will open the first foreign university in Indonesia and consider downgrading travel warning for the country, as the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA- CEPA) has taken effect.
Vietnam’s diplomatic achievements in 2019 Politics

Vietnam’s diplomatic achievements in 2019

While the world saw profound instability in 2019, the Pacific – Asia region proved to be the leading region in terms of economic integration, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh has said.
PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations Politics

PM proposes ASEAN-RoK cooperation orientations

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc suggested increasing strategy in the partnership between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK) while addressing the first working session of the 2019 ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in Busan on November 26.
RoK, Cambodia to launch feasibility study on FTA World

RoK, Cambodia to launch feasibility study on FTA

The Republic of Korea (RoK) and Cambodia have agreed to launch a joint feasibility study on their potential free trade agreement (FTA) in a move to promote economic ties and expand exchanges, the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said on November 25.
RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs World

RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is exploring the possibility of forging individual free trade agreements (FTAs) with more ASEAN members in a move to further boost growing economic ties with the region, Yonhap news agency reported, citing a senior trade official of the RoK.
Vietnam – Japan trade exchange seminar held in Tokyo Business

Vietnam – Japan trade exchange seminar held in Tokyo

Representatives from 26 Vietnamese enterprises and four provinces together with tens of Japanese firms attended a seminar on Vietnam-Japan trade exchange and economic cooperation in Tokyo on August 29 to seek business opportunities.
RoK, Indonesia to hold free trade talks this week World

RoK, Indonesia to hold free trade talks this week

The Republic of Korea (RoK) plans to hold talks with Indonesia this week on their bilateral free trade agreement as part of efforts to diversify trade amid rising protectionism around the globe, the Korean trade ministry said on August 27.