Singapore, Australia Sign Updates to Trade Deal

October 20, 2016

Singaporean and Australian officials signed a series of updates to their existing trade deal last week, particularly in the area of services, following their latest review of the long-standing accord. The planned additions to the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA) are the “most comprehensive update” of any Australian free trade deal, according to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

 

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Topics: SERVICES REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Regions: AUSTRALIA SINGAPORE

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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