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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania's EU Stand That Could Cost Kenya HeavilyKenya now finds itself in a tricky diplomatic situation following refusal by Ta
Tanzania's EU Stand That Could Cost Kenya Heavily
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Kenya now finds itself in a tricky diplomatic situation following refusal by Tanzania to sign the comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between East African Community (EAC) and the European Union. This means the country faces the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
European MPs Back Deadline Extension of EPA Trade Deal With EACMembers of the European Parliament are rooting for the extension the October de
European MPs Back Deadline Extension of EPA Trade Deal With EAC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Members of the European Parliament are rooting for the extension the October deadline to sign the comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between East African Community (EAC) and the EU. The MPs said the move is meant to salvage Kenya... Read more
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The Hindu
After forming New Development Bank, BRICS can lead the Global South: Chinese scholarshould now begin to work together on establishing Free Trade Area (FTA). “The F
After forming New Development Bank, BRICS can lead the Global South: Chinese scholar
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
should now begin to work together on establishing Free Trade Area (FTA). “The FTA can be based on the model of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).” The RCEP is a proposed giant FTA among the ten member states of the Association... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Overview with Gywnne Dyerthe survival of the Communist regime. Beijing will certainly respond by pushin
Overview with Gywnne Dyer
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
the survival of the Communist regime. Beijing will certainly respond by pushing forward with the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which would include sixteen nations of the Asia-Pacific region but exclude the United... Read more
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Daily News
South Asia Diaspora Convention 2016 in Singapore: South Asia very much the place to be: PMregional economy. Finally we are also negotiating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
South Asia Diaspora Convention 2016 in Singapore: South Asia very much the place to be: PM
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
regional economy. Finally we are also negotiating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore. As you know Singapore has a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India. On the one hand, Sri Lanka’s close proximity to the... Read more
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Daily News
Indian Ocean, a theatre of global geopolitical interest: FMinter-dependence between East Asia and South Asia – both through bilateral and
Indian Ocean, a theatre of global geopolitical interest: FM
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
inter-dependence between East Asia and South Asia – both through bilateral and ‘mega’ trade deals like the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership- can play an important role in strategically stabilising the region. Improved sea, air... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Eyes More Exports, Investment Ties From Economic Partnership DealLoading exports at Magerwa in Rwanda. Rwanda has no issues signing the compreh
Rwanda Eyes More Exports, Investment Ties From Economic Partnership Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Loading exports at Magerwa in Rwanda. Rwanda has no issues signing the comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union as the country seeks to expand its exports, tap into the EU development funds and boost foreign... Read more
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The Economic Times
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong wants India involved in region beyond Indian Oceanwith it," Lee said. He said he would like to see India participate in the Tran
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong wants India involved in region beyond Indian Ocean
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
with it," Lee said. He said he would like to see India participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. "We would like to see these pursued ambitiously," Lee said even as he called on the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Singapore PM wants India involved in region beyond Indian Oceanwith it," Lee said. He said he would like to see India participate in the Tran
Singapore PM wants India involved in region beyond Indian Ocean
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
with it," Lee said. He said he would like to see India participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. "We would like to see these pursued ambitiously," Lee said even as he called on Indian... Read more
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Daily News
PM spells out potential of CEPA, ETCA and FTA: Trade pacts to take economies to new highPrime Minister said Sri Lanka was now negotiating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA)
PM spells out potential of CEPA, ETCA and FTA: Trade pacts to take economies to new high
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Prime Minister said Sri Lanka was now negotiating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore, which already has a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India. He added that a tripartite arrangement has the potential to... Read more
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Daily News
Singapore-India-SL in tripartite trade and investment agreement soon: PMsaid that Sri Lanka, currently negotiating the terms of a Free Trade Agreement
Singapore-India-SL in tripartite trade and investment agreement soon: PM
Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
said that Sri Lanka, currently negotiating the terms of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Singapore, was already in a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with India, and that the tripartite agreement between this, the southern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
European Union's Regional Trade Deal Signing Called OffIn a sudden twist, comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between t
European Union's Regional Trade Deal Signing Called Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
In a sudden twist, comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the East African Community (EAC) and the European Union (EU) will not be signed today as earlier planned. Officials who spoke to The New Times over the weekend were... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tariff-free deal with UK eyed after Brexit votepartners for trade and investment. Thailand also aims to accelerate trade talk
Tariff-free deal with UK eyed after Brexit vote
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
partners for trade and investment. Thailand also aims to accelerate trade talks under the framework of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), he said. Negotiations were formally launched in November 2012 at the Asean Summit... Read more
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The Economic Times
Trust deficit, political difficulties ruin India & China's grand trans-Nathula trade plansam competitive at the factory gate, not at the port. To win the game I need to
Trust deficit, political difficulties ruin India & China's grand trans-Nathula trade plans
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
am competitive at the factory gate, not at the port. To win the game I need to be competitive at ports." Even the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, a 16-country trade deal that aims to unify a market of more than 3 billion people, has... Read more
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Daily News
Lanka to integrate with global economies to increase F D Ilanka Free Trade Agreement (ISLFTA) executed in 1998, there had been many delib
Lanka to integrate with global economies to increase F D I
Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
lanka Free Trade Agreement (ISLFTA) executed in 1998, there had been many deliberations between the two countries on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), which was stalled. Negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement with China... Read more
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The Hindu
Interview with Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: ‘India is not an outlier on FTAs’being signed anywhere else, it’s not as if the FTA talks involving India stand
Interview with Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: ‘India is not an outlier on FTAs’
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
being signed anywhere else, it’s not as if the FTA talks involving India stand out as an outlier. Regarding the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations, you had hotly contested The Hindu’s story that countries involved... Read more
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The Hindu
India seeks market access for sesame seeds in JapanJuly 28 meeting will be that of the (India-Japan) Joint Committee — a panel set
India seeks market access for sesame seeds in Japan
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
July 28 meeting will be that of the (India-Japan) Joint Committee — a panel set up following the signing of the bilateral Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in 2011. The committee’s functions include reviewing the CEPA and... Read more
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The Economic Times
India wants new foreign investment pacts to limit lawsuitsmore-comprehensive free-trade pacts with China, South Korea and Japan _ has see
India wants new foreign investment pacts to limit lawsuits
The Economic Times / Posted 15 days ago
more-comprehensive free-trade pacts with China, South Korea and Japan _ has seen its talks started with India in 2011 on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement stall, though its $16-18 billion in bilateral business was still covered by an... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
India wants new foreign investment pacts to limit lawsuitsmore-comprehensive free-trade pacts with China, South Korea and Japan — has see
India wants new foreign investment pacts to limit lawsuits
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
more-comprehensive free-trade pacts with China, South Korea and Japan — has seen its talks started with India in 2011 on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement stall, though its $16-18 billion in bilateral business was still covered by an... Read more
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The Hindu
India, U.S. will weather trade disputes: Farrellof the Berkeley conference. The pharmaceutical industry is also concerned about
India, U.S. will weather trade disputes: Farrell
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
of the Berkeley conference. The pharmaceutical industry is also concerned about multilateral trade deals like the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) whose ‘TRIPS Plus’ standards may eventually... Read more
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The Star
Other side of One-Belt One-Road planand exclusiveness of the TPP and the TTIP. Compared to other regional economic
Other side of One-Belt One-Road plan
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
and exclusiveness of the TPP and the TTIP. Compared to other regional economic ideas such as the TPP or the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, where only selected countries are invited to join, One-Belt One-Road covers 65 countries... Read more
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Weekly Times
Hope for greater Asia accessfree-trade agreement has the potential to unlock access into Australia’s most i
Hope for greater Asia access
Weekly Times / Posted 20 days ago
free-trade agreement has the potential to unlock access into Australia’s most important grain markets. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a trade pact being negotiated between the Association of Southeast Asian nations, which... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Tightening the BeltChina has been expanding thanks to their free trade agreement, which could be r
Tightening the Belt
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 days ago
China has been expanding thanks to their free trade agreement, which could be reinforced further by the planned Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) which links Asean with six other major Asia Pacific economies including... Read more
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The Economic Times
RCEP talks: Chief negotiators to meet on July 18-19 in Jakarta, tariff talks on agendaraised concerns about the three-tier system. The next round of talks is schedul
RCEP talks: Chief negotiators to meet on July 18-19 in Jakarta, tariff talks on agenda
The Economic Times / Posted 23 days ago
raised concerns about the three-tier system. The next round of talks is scheduled to be held in Vietnam. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a mega trade deal which aims to cover goods, services, investments, economic and... Read more
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The Financial Express
RCEP talks: Chief negotiators to meet on July 18-19 in Jakartaraised concerns about the three-tier system. The next round of talks is schedul
RCEP talks: Chief negotiators to meet on July 18-19 in Jakarta
The Financial Express / Posted 23 days ago
raised concerns about the three-tier system. The next round of talks is scheduled to be held in Vietnam. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a mega trade deal which aims to cover goods, services, investments, economic and... Read more
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The Hindu
Ministry of Home Affairs opposes visa-free entry to visitors from 18 countriestourists from countries belonging to the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China an
Ministry of Home Affairs opposes visa-free entry to visitors from 18 countries
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
tourists from countries belonging to the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) countries. “What is the need for visa waiver when we are issuing visas within 48... Read more
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Sun Star
Maximize benefits of trade agreementssecond round negotiation is set sometime in October in Manila,” Legaspi said.
Maximize benefits of trade agreements
Sun Star / Posted 26 days ago
second round negotiation is set sometime in October in Manila,” Legaspi said. Other ongoing negotiations are Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, PH-Chile FTA and the Trans Pacific Partnership. (with Sittie Alyssah Diron,... Read more
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Aliran Online
Conjuring growth from the Trans-Pacific Partnershipoff (both -0.1%). Thus, the TPP is likely to jeopardise the future of the Asea
Conjuring growth from the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Aliran Online / Posted 27 days ago
off (both -0.1%). Thus, the TPP is likely to jeopardise the future of the Asean Economic Community as well as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. Most of the additional growth attributed to the TPP in 2016 is due to revisions of data... Read more
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asianage
India must rework its EU linkstrade partner. With India’s engagement with Asia expected to go a few notches h
India must rework its EU links
asianage / Posted 28 days ago
trade partner. With India’s engagement with Asia expected to go a few notches higher as a result of the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a mega-regional trade agreement that India is negotiating with 15 East Asian... Read more
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The Economic Times
RCEP logjam: Trade ministers to meet on August 5 in LaosIndia, China and Japan, will meet on August 5 in Laos to iron out issues holdin
RCEP logjam: Trade ministers to meet on August 5 in Laos
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
India, China and Japan, will meet on August 5 in Laos to iron out issues holding back negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). There are several complex issues, including the proposed three-tier system of... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Cabinet to mull EEC plan todayharvest programme on farm trade in 2003. Mr Somkid said Thailand also agreed t
Cabinet to mull EEC plan today
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 28 days ago
harvest programme on farm trade in 2003. Mr Somkid said Thailand also agreed to help accelerate talks over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, citing the bloc as an alternative to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Does Brexit Mean for East African Community?based on bilateral relationship with EAC," he said. In October 2014, the EAC f
What Does Brexit Mean for East African Community?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
based on bilateral relationship with EAC," he said. In October 2014, the EAC finalised negotiations for a region-to-region comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), covering trade in goods and development cooperation, with the EU. The... Read more
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The Economic Times
Commerce department seeks Cabinet nod to expand Asia-Pacific Trade Pactis the only operational trade agreement linking India and China, two of the fas
Commerce department seeks Cabinet nod to expand Asia-Pacific Trade Pact
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
is the only operational trade agreement linking India and China, two of the fastest-growing markets in the world. The two countries are separately negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Supachai: Strength in Asean trade unityall other Asean members," he said. "Moreover, the Thai government should step u
Supachai: Strength in Asean trade unity
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 1 months ago
all other Asean members," he said. "Moreover, the Thai government should step up efforts to wrap up talks over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership [RCEP] within this year and should not allow the TPP to disintegrate Asean." The best... Read more
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Business Standard India
China-backed Asean opposes India's stand on RCEPChina is said to have triggered a sudden impasse in the recent trade negotiatio
China-backed Asean opposes India's stand on RCEP
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
China is said to have triggered a sudden impasse in the recent trade negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) in New Zealand. It led to some nations, particularly those belonging to Association of Southeast Asian Nations... Read more
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New Kerala
BIS needs to match global standards: Sitharaman - newkerala.com #80830Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia pointed out that mega regional trade agreements
BIS needs to match global standards: Sitharaman - newkerala.com #80830
New Kerala / Posted 1 months ago
Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia pointed out that mega regional trade agreements like the under negotiation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that is being negotiated, and the recently concluded Trans-Pacific Partnership... Read more

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