• Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:42:19
    US, Mexico, Canada to open talks on revising NAFTA
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will have the chance to turn a key campaign promise into reality with this week's start of official talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • Sat, 05 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    Fast-growing Asean is a double-edged sword
    Asean has enjoyed a relatively successful and prosperous first 50 years. A key milestone is the establishment of the Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA) which laid the foundation for the Asean Economic Community (AEC), one of the three pillars of the Asean Community.
  • Tue, 01 Aug 2017 14:56:20
    Asean-Hong Kong FTA set to be signed
    The free trade agreement between Asean and Hong Kong will be signed at the 31st Asean Summit in November in the Philippines, according to Thailand's Department of Trade Negotiations.
  • Wed, 26 Jul 2017 07:02:44
    Trump vows to 'terminate' NAFTA if negotiations fail
    STRUTHERS, United States - US President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to rip up a free trade deal with Canada and Mexico if the text is not renegotiated to his liking.
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  • Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Supachai urges year-end goal on free trade
    SUPACHAI PANITCHPAKDI, former director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has called for Asian free-trade negotiations under the so-called Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to be wrapped up by the end of the year – and strike a blow for global trade amid rising protectionism fuelled by isolationist US policies.
  • Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:04:54
    ANZ hails success in China-Australia free trade
  • Wed, 31 May 2017 01:00:00
    Bid to get back ‘supercars’ sent to HK
    Customs to recall two luxury cars that may have been stolen in Britain.
  • Tue, 30 May 2017 14:53:40
    DSI blocks bid to ship stolen supercars
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) successfully prevented a boat carrying three stolen luxury cars from leaving a port at the Bangkok Free Trade Zone on Tuesday.
  • Mon, 29 May 2017 01:00:00
    11 TPP nations should compromise to bring trade pact into force
    It is safe to say that the latest development in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has just about managed to keep the free trade pact alive after the deadlock caused by the United States’ withdrawal from the accord.
  • Tue, 23 May 2017 01:00:00
    Apec ministers pledge free trade
    APEC MINISTERS have pledged to support free trade and to fight all forms of protectionism.
  • Sun, 21 May 2017 14:40:31
    Trump trade chief rules out US return to TPP
    HANOI - The United States will not return to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Washington's trade chief Robert Lighthizer said Sunday, as the 11 other countries involved scrambled to save the free trade deal.
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  • Sun, 21 May 2017 13:47:25
    Pacific Rim nations fight to save TPP trade pact
    HANOI- Asia-Pacific trade ministers agreed Sunday to attempt to resuscitate a massive free trade pact thrown into doubt by a Donald Trump-inspired US pullout, as fears rumble of a new global era of protectionism.
  • Mon, 08 May 2017 01:00:00
    Taiwan president keen for free-trade deal with Thailand
    TAIWAN is seeking a free-trade agreement with Thailand aiming at increasing trade, investment and cultural exchanges.
  • Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:54:27
    Asean keen to seal major trade pact
    Leaders to take stock of progress on regionwide free trade pact when they meet in Manila today
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:05:41
    US will not immediately exit NAFTA, Trump tells Canada, Mexico
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of NAFTA partners Canada and Mexico that the United States will not immediately move to exit the regional free trade agreement.
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