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US and UK to start trade talks next month to ensure deal soon after Brexit

Trade talks with the US will kick off next month as British officials start to scope out plans for a deal, with the aim of setting up a free trade agreement as soon as possible after Brexit.

  • CAFTA-DR Free Trade Commission To Assist SMEs

    Trade ministers representing Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua recently met with Miriam E. Sapiro, Deputy Trade Representative for the United States at the first meeting in San Salvador of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States (CAFTA-DR) Free Trade Commission.

  • VN, Ireland strengthen links in construction

    Ireland is willing to share experiences and invest in construction projects in Vietnam , the Irish ambassador to Vietnam , Maeve Collins has said.

  • Trade accelerated in major economies in Q4 2010 - OECD

    (Reuters) - International trade picked up in the last three months of 2010 when growth in Chinese imports far exceeded its exports, reducing the country's trade surplus, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on Thursday.

  • Hong Kong, Hungary DTA Comes Into Effect

    It has been announced that the double tax agreement (DTA) between Hong Kong and Hungary, which was formally signed on May 12, 2010, came into effect on February 23, 2011, following the completion by both countries of their respective approval procedures.

  • Doha Round Progressing But Lacking Momentum

    Summarizing the discussions of the World Trade Organization's Trade Negotiation Committee (TNC) in their latest, informal meeting, the Organization's Director-General, Pascal Lamy warned that “a major acceleration – multilaterally, plurilaterally, and bilaterally – is needed,"...

  • Iran says ready to export gasoline

    TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Alireza Zeighami said the country had begun marketing plans for the imminent exports of its gasoline, local satellite Press TV reported on Wednesday.

  • (U.S.) Treasury: cut non-tariff barriers in Asia trade pact

    (Reuters) - The Treasury Department wants a proposed pan-Asian free trade pact to reduce non-tariff barriers that prevent many small businesses from participating in global trade, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday.

  • VN, Turkey about to sign cooperative agreements

    Vietnam and Turkey are about to ink agreements covering investment promotion and protection, double taxation avoidance and aviation.