Asean, China to upgrade trade pact

November 21, 2015

Asean countries and China have agreed to upgrade a 13-year-old agreement to free up trade between the grouping's 10 members and the world's second largest economy.They will commit to the upgrade at a signing ceremony today. Asean leaders will also take stock of ties with Beijing when they meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Asean-China Summit this afternoon.

Read Full Article: Link


Topics: ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN)

Regions: SOUTHEAST ASIA

RTA

In Other News

APEC Leaders Debate Approach to Trade Tensions, WTO Issues at Port Moresby Summit

November 22, 2018

Leaders from 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies wrapped up their annual summit this past weekend in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, tackling a host of subjects relating to region...READ MORE

EU, South Africa Discuss Options for Closer Economic Ties at Presidential Summit

November 22, 2018

South African leaders met with their European counterparts in Brussels for a presidential summit on 15 November to discuss future opportunities for cooperation, including on economic issues. Discus...READ MORE