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Thailand to speed up FTA negotiations

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Thailand to speed up FTA negotiations

Thai Minister of Commerce Jurin Laksanawisit on August 7 pledged to speed up negotiations on bilateral and regional free trade agreement (FTAs), including the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and the EU-Thailand FTA.

16th CAEXPO slated for late September

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16th CAEXPO slated for late September

The 16th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) is scheduled to take place in Nanning, the capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southwestern China, from September 20-23.

EVFTA to create new push for economic growth: Minister

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EVFTA to create new push for economic growth: Minister

The successful negotiations and signing of the free trade agreements with big partners will heighten Vietnam’s image in the world stage, creating a new push for the economic growth in the long term, Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh has said, refering to the trade deals recently inked with the EU.

EU welcomes signing of free trade deals with Vietnam

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EU welcomes signing of free trade deals with Vietnam

President of the European Commission (EC) Jean-Claude Juncker said on June 25 that he welcomed the decision of the EU member states on approving to entrust the EC to sign the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA) with the Southeast Asian country.

Philippines, RoK announce FTA negotiations

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Philippines, RoK announce FTA negotiations

The Republic of Korea (RoK) on June 3 announced the start of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the Philippines as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties with the Southeast Asian country.

ASEAN, China seek to promote trade cooperation

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ASEAN, China seek to promote trade cooperation

A roundtable conference on ASEAN-China trade cooperation took place in Beijing, China on May 31, aiming to implementing common perceptions reached between the two sides during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in April 2019.