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FTA helps fuel Vietnam-Russia trade growth

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FTA helps fuel Vietnam-Russia trade growth

Trade between Vietnam and Russia was estimated at 4.57 billion USD in 2018, up 28.6 percent year on year, partly thanks to the enforcement of the free trade agreement (FTA) between Vietnam and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

RoK to speed up CEPA talks with Indonesia

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RoK to speed up CEPA talks with Indonesia

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on February 19 that it has decided to resume talks on the signing of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with Indonesia after a hiatus of five years.

ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

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ASEAN should be well-prepared for economic "headwinds"

Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) should prioritise progress on regional initiatives to cope with major economic headwinds in the context of increasing US-China trade tensions, according to eastasiaforum.org.

Canada marks launch of CPTPP

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Canada marks launch of CPTPP

Canada’s Minister of International Trade Diversification Jim Carr and Minister of Infrastructure and Communities François-Philippe Champagne attended a ceremony in Vancouver on February 11 to mark the coming into force of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).