Comprehensive Economic Partnership

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The Economic Times
India to strengthen Korea Plus cell to facilitate investmentsSeptember 22, 2017 India and South Korea are also reviewing their free trade ag
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
September 22, 2017 India and South Korea are also reviewing their free trade agreement. Officially dubbed as Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), the pact was implemented in January 2010. The bilateral trade in... Read more
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NZCity
Australia-Indonesia trade deal needs more political will to succeed, negotiator saysdeal in the true sense is unlikely, both Governments prefer to stick to the off
NZCity / Posted 13 hours ago
deal in the true sense is unlikely, both Governments prefer to stick to the official, clunky title the "Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement", or IA-CEPA. Already Australia has removed altogether the tariff on herbicides... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Indonesia and Australia push to seal 'win, win' trade deal as deadline loomsdeal in the true sense is unlikely, both Governments prefer to stick to the off
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 hours ago
deal in the true sense is unlikely, both Governments prefer to stick to the official, clunky title the "Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement", or IA-CEPA. Already Australia has removed altogether the tariff on herbicides... Read more
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17h
The Economic Times
Commerce ministry against blanket curbs on import of goldthe 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations, with which India has a f
The Economic Times / Posted 17 hours ago
the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations, with which India has a free trade agreement, South Korea has inked a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with the country. Under its free trade pacts, India has eliminated the 10 per... Read more
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Business Standard India
South Korea calls for wider trade deal ahead of Prabhu's Seoul visitto the massive gold import from Korea in recent months apart from remaining non
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
to the massive gold import from Korea in recent months apart from remaining non-tariff barriers, he said many parts of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) of 2009 needed working on. On Wednesday, Young Sam Kim, the Korean... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australia-Indonesia free trade talks going round in circlessolutions is difficult." Mr Busch said his instinct was that the free trade de
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
solutions is difficult." Mr Busch said his instinct was that the free trade deal – known as the Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement – would not be as ambitious as it was at the outset. But he said it was... Read more
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Business Standard India
South Korea to broaden FTA scope with India to boost trade, invesmentKim was speaking at industry body Ficci's India-S Korea Economic Cooperation Fo
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Kim was speaking at industry body Ficci's India-S Korea Economic Cooperation Forum here. On FTA, officially dubbed as comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA), he said both the sides should work on ways to expand two-way trade and... Read more
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Herald Sun
Aust talks up sweet side of Indonesia dealreporters from both countries for details about rumoured sticking points in the
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
reporters from both countries for details about rumoured sticking points in the negotiations of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). While remaining tight-lipped on details, they said they hoped to... Read more
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Perth Now
Aust talks up sweet side of Indonesia dealreporters from both countries for details about rumoured sticking points in the
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
reporters from both countries for details about rumoured sticking points in the negotiations of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). While remaining tight-lipped on details, they said they hoped to... Read more
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WA Today
Australia-Indonesia free trade talks going round in circlessolutions is difficult." Mr Busch said his instinct was that the free trade de
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
solutions is difficult." Mr Busch said his instinct was that the free trade deal – known as the Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement – would not be as ambitious as it was at the outset. But he said it was... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Aust talks up sweet side of Indonesia dealreporters from both countries for details about rumoured sticking points in the
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
reporters from both countries for details about rumoured sticking points in the negotiations of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). While remaining tight-lipped on details, they said they hoped to... Read more
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The Age
Australia-Indonesia free trade talks going round in circlessolutions is difficult." Mr Busch said his instinct was that the free trade de
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
solutions is difficult." Mr Busch said his instinct was that the free trade deal – known as the Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement – would not be as ambitious as it was at the outset. But he said it was... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australia-Indonesia free trade talks going round in circlessolutions is difficult." Mr Busch said his instinct was that the free trade de
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
solutions is difficult." Mr Busch said his instinct was that the free trade deal – known as the Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement – would not be as ambitious as it was at the outset. But he said it was... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
November deadline set for Indonesia-Australia trade dealreducing tariffs on imported raw sugar in about a fortnight. The bilateral tra
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
reducing tariffs on imported raw sugar in about a fortnight. The bilateral trade deal is known as the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). Mr Ciobo said he would not provide a sector-by-sector analysis of... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Indonesia, Aust trade deal by Nov: Cioboreporters from both countries for details about rumoured sticking points in the
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
reporters from both countries for details about rumoured sticking points in the negotiations of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). While remaining tight-lipped on details, they said they hoped to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Indonesia, Aust trade deal a 'win-win'Ciobo met with his Indonesian counterpart Enggartiaso Lukita in Jakarta on Wedn
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
Ciobo met with his Indonesian counterpart Enggartiaso Lukita in Jakarta on Wednesday to discuss the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). "We have agreed this morning to try and conclude it by November," Mr... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Indonesia, Aust trade deal a 'win-win'Ciobo met with his Indonesian counterpart Enggartiaso Lukita in Jakarta on Wedn
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Ciobo met with his Indonesian counterpart Enggartiaso Lukita in Jakarta on Wednesday to discuss the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). "We have agreed this morning to try and conclude it by November," Mr... Read more
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News.com.au
Indonesia, Aust trade deal a ‘win-win’Ciobo met with his Indonesian counterpart Enggartiaso Lukita in Jakarta on Wedn
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Ciobo met with his Indonesian counterpart Enggartiaso Lukita in Jakarta on Wednesday to discuss the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). "We have agreed this morning to try and conclude it by November," Mr... Read more
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The Economic Times
Korea objects to curbs on gold imports$1 billion worth of gold imports from South Korea between July 1and August 21.
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
$1 billion worth of gold imports from South Korea between July 1and August 21. India's FTA with South Korea is called the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) under which the 10 per cent basic customs duty on gold has been... Read more
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The Hindu
Tweaks to pact with South Korea mootedcertain firms, “owned and operated by some Indians”, allegedly misusing the Ind
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
certain firms, “owned and operated by some Indians”, allegedly misusing the India-South Korea FTA — officially called the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) — that allows duty-free imports of the precious metal and its... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gold may be kept out of future trade pacts(FTA) India negotiates going ahead. The country is at present negotiating an FT
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
(FTA) India negotiates going ahead. The country is at present negotiating an FTA with the European Union, and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a proposed FTA between Asean member states and six Asia pacific regional countries... Read more
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The Indian Express
On WTO, Suresh Prabhu reaches out to his Congress predecessorstaking charge as minister of Commerce and Industry on September 4, Prabhu hit t
The Indian Express / Posted 7 days ago
taking charge as minister of Commerce and Industry on September 4, Prabhu hit the ground running, attending the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meet in Manila in the Philippines. Having met around 20 ministers from... Read more
7d
The Economic Times
India fails to find support for visa-free biz travel among 15 Asia-Pacific nationsand China over apprehension of large-scale immigration to these countries. Ind
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
and China over apprehension of large-scale immigration to these countries. India had pitched the idea under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free-trade agreement two years ago with an aim to help bona fide business... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Full text of the India-Japan joint statementThey reaffirmed to cooperate towards conclusion of a modern, comprehensive, hig
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
They reaffirmed to cooperate towards conclusion of a modern, comprehensive, high quality and mutually beneficial Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement, in order to achieve a balanced outcome. They reaffirmed their commitment... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Asean meet explores issues related to tariff commitments, rules under ATIGAfor 2017-2025 and reaffirmed the target of 10 per cent reduction in trade trans
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
for 2017-2025 and reaffirmed the target of 10 per cent reduction in trade transaction costs by 2020. On the Fifth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting, which was held on Sept 10, 2017 in Pasay City, Philippines,... Read more
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The Manila Times
PH trade gap narrows in Julyties with our neighbors and a chance to deepen our partnerships,” Pernia said.
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
ties with our neighbors and a chance to deepen our partnerships,” Pernia said. He also noted that the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement would provide opportunities for all economies involved. RCEP includes... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
External trade increased 2.2% in July—PSA dataties with our neighbors and a chance to deepen our partnerships,” Pernia said.
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
ties with our neighbors and a chance to deepen our partnerships,” Pernia said. He also noted that the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement would provide opportunities for all economies involved. RCEP includes the 10... Read more
9d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US firms see more trade, investment in Aseanbilateral deals and “having this spaghetti ball of agreements that doesn’t come
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 9 days ago
bilateral deals and “having this spaghetti ball of agreements that doesn’t come together,” he said. While the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership -- a trade accord that includes Asean countries, China, India and others -- would be a... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US firms bullish on Asean despite TPP exitbilateral deals and “having this spaghetti ball of agreements that doesn’t come
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
bilateral deals and “having this spaghetti ball of agreements that doesn’t come together,” he said. While the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership -- a trade accord that includes Asean countries, China, India and others -- would be a... Read more
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The Manila Times
Asean stands pat on RCEP stanceof the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) want to keep tariff lines
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) want to keep tariff lines to be covered under the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to 90-92 percent, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said on Monday. “The only acceptable... Read more
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The Hindu
India's push to ease worker-movement norms may turn counterproductivein the Information Technology sector. The proposed FTA involving 16 Asia-Pacif
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
in the Information Technology sector. The proposed FTA involving 16 Asia-Pacific nations is officially called the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). At the WTO-level, India has proposed a Trade Facilitation in Services (TFS)... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
RCEP fails to advancethe 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations and six trading partners a
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations and six trading partners announced the recalibration of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which is seen as an alternative trade pact to the aborted Trans-Pacific Partnership... Read more
11d
Inquirier.net
Asean urges free trade partners to have ‘more realistic ambitions’Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has stood its ground on a target
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has stood its ground on a target for the trade in goods under the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), threatening to reject offers that are either higher or lower than what is... Read more
11d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
China Inc's relentless rise raises red flagwhile limiting exposure and disadvantages inherent in it. While China did not
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
while limiting exposure and disadvantages inherent in it. While China did not exert excessive influence in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), it did play a major role in the creation of the cooperation, said Commerce... Read more
11d
The Economic Times
Government think tank red-flags ecommerce entry in trade talksto telecom and IP Ecommerce is also a part of Trans Pacific Partnership, Trade
The Economic Times / Posted 11 days ago
to telecom and IP Ecommerce is also a part of Trans Pacific Partnership, Trade in Services Agreement and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership accord. CWS said these agreements contain disciplines similar to wh... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Asia-Pacific ministers admit no RCEP agreement by year-endon Sunday no agreement will be finalised by year-end. Instead, the economic mi
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 11 days ago
on Sunday no agreement will be finalised by year-end. Instead, the economic ministers involved in negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement -- covering more than 3.5 billion people, or half the world's population,... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Asean, 6 free trade partners start discussing product tariff linesof Trade and Industry website) With just one more round of negotiations left f
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
of Trade and Industry website) With just one more round of negotiations left for this year, countries in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) may tackle an approach they have not used before – skirting around long-standing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Huge pressure on trade sops may derail Suresh Prabhu's first RCEP talksby India in the domestic space may derail new Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu's
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
by India in the domestic space may derail new Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu's first trade engagement at the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial in Philipines. Currently in Manila, Prabhu will have to negotiate hard... Read more
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Business Standard India
India, China to set up working groups to bridge bilateral trade deficitMeeting. The minister would also participate in the trade ministers' meeting of
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
Meeting. The minister would also participate in the trade ministers' meeting of 16 RCEP member countries. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a mega trade pact among 16 countries which aims to cover goods, services,... Read more
13d
The Economic Times
India, China to set up working groups to promote exportsMeeting. The minister would also participate in the trade ministers' meeting of
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
Meeting. The minister would also participate in the trade ministers' meeting of 16 RCEP member countries. Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a mega trade pact among 16 countries which aims to cover goods, services,... Read more
13d
The Manila Times
Economic ministers okay Asean prioritiesone day and a half.” Still to be approved, meanwhile, are the Asean-wide Self-
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
one day and a half.” Still to be approved, meanwhile, are the Asean-wide Self-Certification Scheme and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). “These are the two remaining ones that we continue to work on. The RCEP — there... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The real BRICS bombshellfurther instance of "BRICS Plus" can be detected in the possible launch, before
Op-Ed News / Posted 14 days ago
further instance of "BRICS Plus" can be detected in the possible launch, before the end of 2017, of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) -- in the wake of the death of TPP. Contrary to a torrent of Western spin, RCEP is... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Escobar Exposes Real BRICS Bombshell: Putin's "Fair Multipolar World" Where Oil Trade Bypasses The Dollarfurther instance of “BRICS Plus” can be detected in the possible launch, before
Zero Hedge / Posted 15 days ago
further instance of “BRICS Plus” can be detected in the possible launch, before the end of 2017, of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – in the wake of the death of TPP. Contrary to a torrent of Western spin, RCEP is... Read more
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Inquirier.net
EU-Asean FTA pushedfelt they were “operating at a disadvantage” given the advances being made unde
Inquirier.net / Posted 15 days ago
felt they were “operating at a disadvantage” given the advances being made under an even larger trade deal, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. The survey covered 333 senior executives across the Asean, of which 51 were based in the... Read more
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WA Today
Indonesia files complaint against Australia in World Trade OrganisationSaleh, said the A4 paper case would not affect the negotiation of the free-trad
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
Saleh, said the A4 paper case would not affect the negotiation of the free-trade deal, known as the Indonesia Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA). But he said if Indonesia's complaint were successful, "Australia... Read more
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The Hindu
India to flag worry on pace of services talks at RCEPaccorded to commitments to open up goods trade in the region. The mega-FTA is
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
accorded to commitments to open up goods trade in the region. The mega-FTA is known in official parlance as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). It involves the 10-member ASEAN bloc and its six FTA partners including India,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PH offers options on Asean trade dealThe goal for a partial conclusion to the trade-in goods component of the propos
Manila Standard Today / Posted 17 days ago
The goal for a partial conclusion to the trade-in goods component of the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership has prompted the Philippines, as host country to Asean 2017, to propose options to realize the objective. Trade Secretary... Read more
17d
The Economic Times
Suresh Prabhu kicks off career in Commerce Ministry with exporters’ issuespushing others to open up services trade and allow easier movement of professio
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
pushing others to open up services trade and allow easier movement of professionals across borders as part of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade agreement. Similarly, the biennial ministerial conference of the World Trade... Read more
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18d
Scoop.co.nz
EMA - Exports Vital for New Zealand ProsperityUnion, the pursuit of a similar agreement with the United Kingdom as it exits t
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
Union, the pursuit of a similar agreement with the United Kingdom as it exits the EU and welcomes and steps to speed up the finalising of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership among the 16 Asia-Pacific economies involved.ENDS© Scoop... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sitharaman new defence minister: Here are her achievements as MoS commercesuch as the ones with Japan or Korea, haven't benefited India. One of the most
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
such as the ones with Japan or Korea, haven't benefited India. One of the most important and ambitious deals, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership with Asean nations and China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, has bogged down due to... Read more
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