• Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
    Decision on CPTPP by year-end
    THAILAND will decide by the end of the year its readiness to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Transpacific Partnership (CPTPP).
    Economy
  • Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:22
    Japan to back Thai entry to trade body
    Japan on Wednesday vowed to support the accession of Thailand to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha expressed an interest in joining during a meeting with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    Activists sound alarm over trade deal
    Groups say agreement will harm Thai agriculture and health, warn decision should be left to incoming elected government.
    national
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:07
    Malaysia PM urges TPP 'renegotiation'
    Malaysia's newly-elected prime minister called Monday for the Trans-Pacific Partnership to be "renegotiated," and urged protection for small countries in international trade.
    business
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00
    Progress seen on Pacific trade pact
    AT LEAST six member countries of the Transpacific Partnership’s new avatar, the CPTPP, including Vietnam, are likely to ratify it this year, enabling it to come into force in early 2019, a seminar has heard in Ho Chi Minh City.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 10 Mar 2018 01:00
    11 Asia Pacific countries sign up to new trade pact
    Malaysia and 10 other Asia Pacific countries signed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Santiago, Chile on Thursday.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 09 Mar 2018 08:48
    Without US, 11 Asia-Pacific states sign trade deal
    Eleven nations signed a slimmed-down version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement Thursday, moving to lower tariffs just as US President Donald Trump raised them after withdrawing from the deal.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:31
    11 Pacific trade pact countries go it alone without US
    A year after an abrupt US withdrawal left a fledgling 12-nation Pacific trade pact for dead, the 11 remaining states will sign a re-vamped deal Thursday aimed at slashing tariffs.
    business
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:50
    Text of revised Pacific trade deal released
    Details of a revamped cross-Pacific pact aimed at slashing trade barriers were released Wednesday amid a renewed push for the United States to rejoin the 11-nation deal.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 06:52
    11 Asia-Pacific nations agree to move towards trade deal without US: Japan
    Eleven Asia-Pacific nations on Tuesday agreed to move toward signing a massive trade deal, Japanese officials said, after they revived it following the pullout of the United States.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 11 Nov 2017 01:00
    Preliminary pact reached on TPP: minister
    PRELIMINARY agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the Apec Economic Leaders’ Week.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:48
    Preliminary agreement reached on TPP: VN trade Minister
    Preliminary agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week.
    business
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:55
    11 nations enter final stretch on TPP deal
    A ministerial meeting of 11 signatory countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement kicked off Wednesday, aiming to reach a broad agreement for the pact to take effect without the United States, which has pulled out of the deal.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 01:00
    It’s time Japan gave up on its TPP dream
    Negotiators from the 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement held a meeting in Japan’s hot-spring resort town of Hakone last week where they decided to push ahead with the agreement without any significant changes.
    opinion
  • Wed, 14 Jun 2017 01:00
    Study on TPP benefits ‘picking up pace’
    THAILAND is speeding up its evaluation of the case for joining the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) after the trade pact was thrown into doubt by the withdrawal of the United States, a source at the Commerce Ministry said.
    Economy
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