• Vietnam backs finalization of RCEP in 2017

    Speeding up negotiations to finalize the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was the aim of the third Inter-sessional Ministerial Meeting of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on May 22 in Hanoi.

  • TPP members promise to keep trade deal alive

    Eleven signatory countries of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have shown their unity in pursuing the trade deal without the United States.

  • Pacific Alliance looks to Asia as NAFTA, TPP face uncertainty

    Pacific Alliance countries are in talks to expand the trade bloc outside Latin America and into high-growth Asia as the future of established deals, such as NAFTA and the evolving Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), hang in the balance, officials from Mexico and Chile told CNBC at the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam.

  • EAC seeks clarity on EU trade deal

    East African Community (EAC) partner states that are yet to sign the EU-EAC economic partnership agreement (EPA) are not in position to do so pending clarification of issues they have identified in the draft agreement, the regional bloc has said.

  • Disagreements surface over China-backed trade deal

    Disagreements between Asian countries over a China-backed free trade deal surfaced at talks on Monday, raising questions over a target for concluding negotiations by the end of the year.


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