The “Brexit” vote – which saw people in the United Kingdom vote to leave the European Union – is an important lesson for Thailand and members of Asean to learn in its expansion plans for the Asean Economic Community, a former Finance Ministry permanent secretary says.
The Chairman of the US House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee, Kevin Brady, and the South Korean Foreign Minister, Yun Byung-se, have said their countries are open to agreeing bilateral free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United Kingdom if it decouples from the European Union.
Australian business figures are lobbying U.S. politicians to sign off on the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement despite fierce opposition from presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
The World Trade Organization said on Friday it was prepared to help Britain and the European Union after the vote to leave the bloc.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal may “disintegrate” the unity of 10 countries in the Southeast Asian region, Thailand’s daily newspaper The Nation cited a former World Trade Organization senior officer as saying.