RoK to clarify vision for closer ties with ASEAN World

RoK to clarify vision for closer ties with ASEAN

The Republic of Korea (RoK) plans to adopt a monumental statement on its future relations with Southeast Asian countries during an upcoming summit in Busan, Cheong Wa Dae announced November 20.
PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader Politics

PM receives Kazakhstan’s lower house leader

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 14 for Nurlan Nigmatulin, Chairman of the Mazhilis (lower house) of the Parliament of Kazakhstan – one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) that shares a free trade agreement with Vietnam.
Singapore seeks digital trade agreements World

Singapore seeks digital trade agreements

Singaporean Minister of Communications and Information S. Iswaran has said together with the development of new sectors and the strong shift towards digital economy, his country needs to fine-tune trade policies, including embarking on digital trade agreements.
Thailand needs to restructure to promote trade, investment: official World

Thailand needs to restructure to promote trade, investment: official

Thailand needs to restructure the export, import and investment sectors to cope with mounting external risks, particularly from the ongoing trade war, the Brexit impasse and the international geopolitical situation, said Boonyarit Kalayanamit, permanent commerce secretary.
Indonesia, RoK to hold 10th round of trade talks World

Indonesia, RoK to hold 10th round of trade talks

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on October 7 that the country and Indonesia plan to hold the 10th round of negotiations for their Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in Bali this week as the Northeast Asian economy continues efforts to expand its export portfolio in the Southeast Asian market.
RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November World

RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is working hard to conclude free trade talks with Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia before November when leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet for the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in the country.
Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal World

Singapore, EAEU sign free trade deal

A free trade agreement (FTA) between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) was signed by their leaders in Yerevan, capital of Armenia, on October 1.
Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks World

Thailand, European Union to resume FTA talks

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry has said it is ready to revise long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the European Union (EU) and has scheduled public hearings nationwide before proceeding with proposals of the talks for cabinet approval by November.
EU – Thailand FTA talks to be resumed World

EU – Thailand FTA talks to be resumed

The European Union is ready to resume long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with Thailand, EU Ambassador to Thailand Pirkka Tapiola has affirmed.
ASEAN, India review free trade agreement on goods World

ASEAN, India review free trade agreement on goods

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and India have agreed to review their free trade agreement (FTA) signed in 2009 to make it more business-friendly and boost bilateral economic ties.
EU optimistic about FTA talks with Thailand World

EU optimistic about FTA talks with Thailand

EU Ambassador to Thailand Pirkka Tapiola has said he is optimistic that the long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between the EU and the Southeast Asian nation will continue in the time to come.