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UK Trade Minister Outlines Post-Brexit Approach to WTO, US Economic Ties

The United Kingdom views “the future of global trade” as revolving particularly around digital economy, services, and development, according to Liam Fox, the country’s Secretary of State for International Trade.

  • NAFTA challenges ahead for Canada and Mexico

    For the NAFTA region to complete globally in the 21st century, the US, Mexico and Canada should move forward, not backward, in economic integration.

  • RCEP: Is it in India's interests?

    Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is one of the two proposed mega free trade agreements (FTAs) aiming at greater integration in the Asia-Pacific region, the other being the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The negotiations are being undertaken between the ten member countries of ASEAN and its six FTA partners Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea. What are they aiming to achieve? What India hopes to gain?

  • UK targets preferential trade terms with Mexico after Brexit

    Mexico and Britain have begun informal talks on an agreement to maintain Britain's preferential trade deal with Mexico after Brexit, British international trade secretary Liam Fox said on Thursday.

  • SMEs growth a key topic at third ABAC meeting

    Policies that facilitate SMEs development are the most important topic of discussion at the third meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), said Stewart Beck, President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

  • S. Korea eyes string of bilateral FM talks during ARF

    South Korea's foreign ministry has been fine-tuning schedules to have bilateral ministerial talks with more than a dozen countries, including the United States, on the sidelines of an upcoming regional security forum, ministry sources said Thursday.

  • Vietnam, New Zealand strive for 1.7-bln-USD trade by 2020

    Vietnam and New Zealand on July 27 affirmed their determination to raise two-way trade to 1.7 billion USD by 2020 during Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue’s working visit to New Zealand.

  • Vietnam, Malaysia hold 5th meeting of joint cooperation committee

    The fifth meeting of the Vietnam-Malaysia Joint Committee for Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation in Hanoi on July 27 has decided on a range of measures to increase bilateral and multilateral collaboration.

  • WTO says global use of trade barriers slows

    More steps to free up trade globally have been taken since Donald Trump was elected than measures to restrict it, the World Trade Organisation said, despite concerns his administration would introduce a raft of punitive rules to protect US jobs.