• Thu, 10 May 2018 01:00:00
    EU looking to return to FTA talks under elected Thai government
    THE European Union delegation to Thailand is optimistic of making a breakthrough in free trade talks with Thailand within four years, under the elected future government.
  • Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    EVFTA to boost exports of textile producers
    THE Europe–Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to create momentum for the domestic textile industry to develop in the future, experts said.
  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Asean, Australia to make it easier for cross-border digital trade
    PROTECTIONISM is a “dead end”, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said yesterday, as he and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made a strong push for countries to continue working together on free trade.
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 01:00:00
    Jakarta told to step up talks with EFTA
    THE Indonesian government has been advised to accelerate its Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) negotiations with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), which consists of four countries — Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland — in order to boost investment and trade.
  • Sun, 31 Dec 2017 01:00:00
    Govt prepares to defend gold mine
    THE GOVERNMENT has appointed a legal team to defend the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)’s suspension of an Australian-owned gold mining operation in the northern province of Phichit before a proposed international arbitration committee.
  • Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:40:02
    Commerce ministry celebrates Asean-China trade with speech
    To celebrate the 12th anniversary of the Asean-China Free Trade Agreement, Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce will stage a seminar on December 25 at the Centara Grand Hotel.
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Asean, HK sign free trade agreement
    ASEAN and Hong Kong signed a free trade and investment agreement on Monday, hoping to strengthen economic cooperation between the two parties and stimulate development in the region.
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Apec leaders swear by multilateral trading
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 06:55:34
    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.
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  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:48:45
    Asean and Hong Kong are signing free trade agreement
    ASEAN and Hong Kong are signing free trade agreement on this Saturday. This will further enhance ties between ASEAN and Hong Kong, says Minister in the Prime Minister`s Department Wee Ka Siong.
  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Govt prepares for arbitration over Phichit gold mine
    Lawyers respond after foreign firm seeks new review regarding closure.
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    KL, Alibaba launch digital free trade zone
    MALAYSIA and the world’s largest online retailer Alibaba on Friday launched operations at the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), a regional logistics hub aimed at small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Sat, 04 Nov 2017 01:00:00
    Jack Ma to attend DFTZ grand launch
    E-COMMERCE and Jack Ma are the buzzwords today, with the Chinese business mogul in town to launch the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 14:01:38
    Tesla in talks to build auto plant in Shanghai
    BEIJING - US carmaker likely to make electric vehicles in city's free trade zone.
  • Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    RCEP members discuss how to achieve zero-tariff trade in 15 years 
    The board of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is meeting in South Korea this week to discuss ways of opening up much of Asia, plus Australia and New Zealand, to totally free trade within 15 years, the deputy director-general of the Foreign Trade Department said yesterday.
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