CPTPP member states discuss UK’s entry World

CPTPP member states discuss UK’s entry

Expert groups of 11 members states of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) convened their first meeting via videoconference on September 28 to discuss the UK’s entry to the pact.
Japan welcomes UK’s commitments towards CPTPP membership World

Japan welcomes UK’s commitments towards CPTPP membership

Nishimura Yasutoshi, Japanese minister in charge of Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) negotiations has welcomed the United Kingdom (UK)'s commitment toward membership during an online meeting with UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss.
CPTPP accession process for UK begins World

CPTPP accession process for UK begins

Member nations of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) have approved a decision to start the accession process for the UK to join the trade deal during the fourth CPTPP commission meeting held via video conference on June 2 morning.
Canadian firms seek trade, investment opportunities in Vietnam Business

Canadian firms seek trade, investment opportunities in Vietnam

Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia and the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada (APFC) held a webinar on May 27 to discuss opportunities for local firms in investing in Vietnam under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
UK formally requests to join CPTPP World

UK formally requests to join CPTPP

The UK made a formal request on February 1 to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the first accession application by a member outside the 11 participating Pacific countries since the trade deal came into force in 2018.
Vietnam-UK FTA: new motivation for bilateral trade Business

Vietnam-UK FTA: new motivation for bilateral trade

The UK-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (UKVFTA) is an important factor ensuring the continuity of the dynamic and expanding bilateral trade relations between the two countries, affirmed UK Secretary of State for International Trade Elizabeth Truss.
Long An enterprises updated on EVFTA Business

Long An enterprises updated on EVFTA

Enterprises operating in the Mekong Delta province of Long An received updates on the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and international economic integration in general at a conference hosted by the provincial People’s Committee on October 9.
Vietnam, Japan seek to expand bilateral trade ties Business

Vietnam, Japan seek to expand bilateral trade ties

Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and Japanese Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy Nishimura Yasutoshi has had a phone discussion on ways to facilitate two-way trade as well as the significance of border trade and the CPTPP to post-epidemic economic recovery in the region and the world.
Thailand: Committee to be formed to weigh up CPTPP membership World

Thailand: Committee to be formed to weigh up CPTPP membership

Thailand’s cabinet has agreed to set up a committee to consider whether the country should sign up to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), amid widespread concerns about its harmful effects on the agriculture industry.
Garment sector focuses on potential markets Business

Garment sector focuses on potential markets

Chairman of the Vietnam Textile and Apparel Association (VITAS) Vu Duc Giang has said the sector will focus on new potential markets to achieve an average growth of 6 percent each year during the 2020 – 2025 period.