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Tokyo to host 2-day TPP talks from Monday: minister

Japanese economy minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Friday that Tokyo will host a two-day conference of top negotiators of the remaining 11 signatories to the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal from next Monday.

  • S. Korea posts trade deficit with EU following FTA

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea logged a trade deficit with the European Union last month as imports spiked from the region after both implemented a free trade deal, customs data showed Monday.

  • EU wins backing for duties on Chinese tiles and bikes

    BRUSSELS, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The European Union is set to launch trade barriers on bicycles and ceramic tiles from China, diplomats said on Monday, the latest defensive measures designed to protect EU producers.

  • EU Outlines Doha Position

    Any Doha package delivered by the end of the year must only be the first stage in securing a full set of agreements on the Round's agenda, the European Union has said.

  • India to cut duties on diesel engines, gearboxes from Japan

    PTI/NEW DELHI: At a time when India and the EU are struggling to negotiate duty cuts on automobiles, New Delhi will drastically reduce tariffs on diesel engines and gear boxes from Japan under their free trade pact.

  • Indonesia ready for FTA with New Zealand, Australia

    Indonesia is ready to soon implement a free trade agreement with Australia and New Zealand as part of a free trade pact signed by ASEAN and the two countries.

  • Vietnam, Pakistan promote bilateral trade cooperation

    HANOI, July 29 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan held here on Friday a workshop on trade cooperation between the two countries, with the hope to provide opportunities for both sides' businesses to exchange information and expand their business cooperation.

  • India Gives Tax Rebate On Cotton Exports

    The Indian government has announced that it would restore tax rebates on raw cotton and cotton yarn for export, following a review of the industry which has been in trouble recently with the fall in both domestic and international prices of cotton.

  • FTA between China, Costa Rica to enter into force on Aug. 1

    SAN JOSE, July 29 (Xinhua) -- The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Costa Rica and China, the first such pact inked between China and a Central American country, will enter into force on Aug. 1, Foreign Trade Minister Anabel Gonzalez said Friday.