30 results about MARKET ACCESS


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New data shows US loss from TPP withdrawal

June 21, 2017

The US will lose an estimated US$3.1bn from its exports due to its Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) withdrawal, a new study shows. Meanwhile the remaining 11 members would enjoy marginal gains from the... READ MORE

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The Art of the Trade Deal: Quantifying the benefits of a TPP without the United States

June 13, 2017

This report uses econometric modelling and analysis to examine how Canada and other TPP signatories would fare under a TPP11; what the U.S. stands to lose; and, how the agreement would affect diffe... READ MORE

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No FTA talks before Beijing grants fair market access: EU trade commissioner

July 12, 2016

The EU trade commissioner said Monday that China has to give European companies the same kind of market access that Chinese companies enjoy in Europe before discussions can start on a bilateral free t... READ MORE

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Alternative EU trade models not in your interest, UK warned

June 15, 2016

Business lobby groups from several of the countries that could provide a model for a post-Brexit UK have spoken out to advise the British to remain in the EU. In April, Michael Gove, the leading Euros... READ MORE

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EU signs Economic Partnership Agreement with Southern African countries

June 10, 2016

The European Union and six countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) today signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the first of its kind between the EU and an African regi... READ MORE

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Mexico Banking on New Market Access Through TPP to Grow Its Economy

May 12, 2016

Mexican Trade Minister Herminio Blanco told a gathering of Mexican and Japanese business leaders earlier this month that “Mexico will become more competitive when the TPP [Trans-Pacific Partnership] t... READ MORE

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Pacific Alliance trade pact aims to build regional value chains

May 3, 2016

The Pacific Alliance free trade agreement eliminates member countries’ tariffs on 92% of imports and exports with the aim of developing regional value chains. The free trade agreement for the regional... READ MORE

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John Key leads delegation to China to talk trade

April 18, 2016

Prime Minister John Key and two of his senior ministers will be pushing for greater trade access to China during an official visit there this week. While two-way trade has increased substantially to m... READ MORE

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China, S. Korea, Japan to hold talks on trilateral FTA in Seoul

April 4, 2016

China, South Korea and Japan will hold working-level talks on the trilateral free trade agreement (FTA) in Seoul this week, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday. The 10th round of working-level... READ MORE

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South Korea, Vietnam ink trade and investment deal

March 5, 2016

The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of HCM City (ITPC) to facilitate the exchange of inves... READ MORE

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Indonesian trade minister to visit Australia as both countries prioritise free-trade talks

March 2, 2016

Indonesian Trade Minister Thomas Lembong will visit Australia this month as both countries prioritise a free-trade deal that had stalled amid diplomatic tensions and a climate of economic protectionis... READ MORE

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Uruguay prepared to lead Mercosur/EU trade negotiations during the whole year

February 29, 2016

Uruguay which currently holds the Mercosur chair is enthusiastic about advancing the agreement since there is now a clear determination from the four members (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay)... READ MORE

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PH, EFTA expected to sign free trade deal before June

February 28, 2016

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is optimistic that the Philippines-European Free Trade Association (PH-EFTA) Free Trade Agreement will be sealed before June 2016. The fifth round of Philip... READ MORE

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Why the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Is More Important Than TPP

January 30, 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) — the former a free trade agreement covering 12 countries from North and South America to the Pacific... READ MORE

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Indonesia to speed up EU CEPA negotiation

January 26, 2016

Indonesia will speed up negotiations on the Indonesia-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), aiming to have an agreement with the EU come into effect within two years... READ MORE

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China, free trade deals boost wine exports

January 21, 2016

Rocketing Chinese demand and new free trade agreements in Asia have helped lift the value of Australian wine exports to their highest level since before the global finance crisis. The value of wine e... READ MORE

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Chinese digital firms can plug into region via Singapore

January 21, 2016

Singapore can be an effective launch pad for Chinese digital companies to expand into the region, says Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran. He noted yesterday that the growing middle... READ MORE

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India, Australia miss free trade pact deadline

January 21, 2016

Despite missing the deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australia’s then-Prime Minister Tony Abbott for December 31, 2015, negotiators are still hopeful that the India-Australia free trad... READ MORE

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Japan free trade deal brings benefits to Hunter wine and beef producers

January 20, 2016

Grape-growers in the New South Wales Upper Hunter appear to be reaping the benefits of Australia's free trade agreement with Japan, a year after the deal was finalised. Export sales for fresh table gr... READ MORE

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Free Trade Agreement with Thailand may not benefit Pakistan

January 15, 2016

Experts have urged the government to complete its homework before engaging into the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Thailand as, historically, FTAs have failed to usher favourable terms for Pakistan’s... READ MORE

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China open to historic free-trade deal with Canada under certain provisos

January 14, 2016

China wants to forge a historic free-trade deal with Canada, but a senior Chinese official said this will require Canadian concessions on investment restrictions and a commitment to build an energy pi... READ MORE

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FTA Between India and EU Will Benefit Both Sides: Germany

January 14, 2016

The proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the European Union (EU) will benefit both sides and create jobs, trade opportunities as well as facilitate investments, a senior German offici... READ MORE

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Canada opens its market to Argentine boneless fresh and frozen beef after 13 years

January 13, 2016

Canada finally made official the opening of its market to Argentine boneless beef, both fresh and frozen. This happens after thirteen years of negotiations, according to an end of the year release fro... READ MORE

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McClay ready to make his TPP sales pitch

January 13, 2016

Trade Minister Todd McClay is not an openly combative politician. He yesterday told the Herald he plans to take a painstaking approach to selling the case for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to Ne... READ MORE

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Pakistan, Turkey ink MoU for promoting trade and exports

January 11, 2016

The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Radiant Businessmen Forum (RBF) of Turkey with the objective of promoting Pakistan’s trade and e... READ MORE

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Post-Doha trading system: Five points for African economies to consider

January 6, 2016

The package that came out of the December 2015 World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial conference in Nairobi—the first hosted by an African nation—has been hailed as one of the most substantial pac... READ MORE

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An Assessment of the Korea-China Free Trade Agreement

December 1, 2015

Of all the free trade agreements (FTAs) concluded by Korea with its major trading partners since the turn of the century, the Korea-China FTA may the largest in trade terms. it is, however, far fro... READ MORE

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The Tide Turns? Trade, Protectionism, and Slowing Global Growth

November 12, 2015

The G20’s principal task of reviving global economic growth has never been easy – it is harder now that world trade is contracting. World trade growth isn’t slowing down – t... READ MORE

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What is Economic Corridor Development and What Can It Achieve in Asia’s Subregions?

March 1, 2013

Economic corridors connect economic agents along a defined geography. They provide important connections between economic nodes or hubs that are usually centered in urban landscapes. They do not st... READ MORE

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Beyond Borders: The New Regionalism in Latin America

October 1, 2002

Regional integration initiatives have long been part of the world economic landscape. In Latin America, integration flourished in the early post-war era but then lost momentum until the 1990s, when... READ MORE