RoK considers joining CPTPP World

RoK considers joining CPTPP

The Trade Ministry of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on September 30 said that it is reviewing joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in line with its goal to play a leading role in trade in the region.
Singapore calls for India’s reassessment of regional trade pacts World

Singapore calls for India’s reassessment of regional trade pacts

Singapore’s Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan has said that he hopes India will “reassess” its stand on regional trading agreements such as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) pact that it withdrew from, “The Hindu” of India reported in April 14.
Malaysian expert advises APEC economies to propel CPTPP World

Malaysian expert advises APEC economies to propel CPTPP

Member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum should boost the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) prioritising the creation of a condition conducive to the rejoining of the US, the biggest economy in APEC, said Hoo Ke Ping, an independent Malaysian politic and economic expert.
Malaysia sets preconditions for resumption of TPP talks World

Malaysia sets preconditions for resumption of TPP talks

Any resumption in negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will be on condition that it paves the way for “fair trade” and a level playing field, International Trade and Industry Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali told the Malaysian News Agency (Bernama) on November 10.
Thailand to submit request to join CPTPP World

Thailand to submit request to join CPTPP

Thai media on February 9 quoted Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak as saying that he had ordered the Commerce Ministry to submit a request to become a member of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect World

CPTPP trade deal officially takes effect

The 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) officially came into force on December 30, creating a free trade area covering more than a tenth of the global economy.
Malaysia yet to set deadline for CPTPP ratification World

Malaysia yet to set deadline for CPTPP ratification

The Malaysian Government has not set any deadline for ratifying the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Malaysian national news agency Bernama quoted International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking as saying.
CPTPP to bring great chances for Singaporean businesses World

CPTPP to bring great chances for Singaporean businesses

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which is expected to take effect in December this year, will bring great opportunities for business cooperation with Singapore firms, said a statement from Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry on November 20.
Japan treasures cooperation with Vietnam: Ambassador Politics

Japan treasures cooperation with Vietnam: Ambassador

Japan attaches special importance to its cooperation with Vietnam, which is reflected through the more regular exchange of high-level delegations between the two countries and higher level of trust between their leaders in recent years.
WEF ASEAN: Unity key to deal with tensions World

WEF ASEAN: Unity key to deal with tensions

ASEAN unity and economic integration are the key factors for its members as trade tensions between the United States and China escalate, participants in a panel on the geopolitics of trade agreed at a session of WEF ASEAN.
Seminar helps Mekong Delta firms grasp chances from CPTPP Business

Seminar helps Mekong Delta firms grasp chances from CPTPP

A seminar was held in Can Tho city on July 25 to help enterprises in the Mekong Delta seize opportunities from the Comprehensive Partnership and Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade agreement and take advantage of the vast Chinese market.
Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP Politics

Vietnam works to ratify CPTPP

The Ministry of Industry and Trade is making every endeavour to complete all required papers and to submit the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) to the National Assembly for ratification in the legislature’s session later this year.
Singapore becomes third country to ratify CPTPP World

Singapore becomes third country to ratify CPTPP

Singapore has become the third country to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to a statement by its Ministry of Industry and Trade on July 19.
Pacific countries seek to expand CPTPP World

Pacific countries seek to expand CPTPP

Chief negotiators of the 11 countries involved in the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on July 18 met in Kanagawa prefecture of Japan to accelerate the completion of domestic procedures so that the deal will come into effect soon.