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Japan, Peru to seek early implementation of TPP

Japan and Peru "are important partners in promoting free trade," Kono said during talks in Lima, while Popolizio said the two countries share basic values and seek multilateral cooperation.

  • U.S. needs Russia in WTO: White House aide

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration is making a big push to get Russia into the World Trade Organization by the end of the year and to persuade Congress to approve permanent normal trade relations with the former Cold War enemy, a top White House official said on Friday.

  • China prolongs anti-dumping probe into EU, US caprolactam: ministry

    BEIJING, April 15 (Xinhua) -- China will prolong its anti-dumping probe into imports of caprolactam, a widely used synthetic polymer, from the European Union and the United States, for six months, said the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Friday.

  • Vietnam, Slovakia promote cooperation in trade, investment

    Vietnam and Slovakia have many opportunities to promote cooperation in trade and investment, said Vietnamese State President Nguyen Minh Triet during a reception held here Thursday for the visiting Slovakian Economy Minister Juraj Miskov.

  • Talks for India-EU free trade pact to end by year-end

    The European Union has exuded confidence that negotiations for the proposed free trade agreement between the 27-nation block and India would be concluded by the end of this year.

  • Indonesia imposes import tariff on rice as supply improves

    JAKARTA, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian finance ministry has imposed an import tariff for rice following the improvement of supply of the commodity from domestic sources, spokesman of the ministry said on Thursday.

  • India, Brazil, China must open their markets for Doha success

    For the success of the Doha round it is important that emerging economies like India, China and Brazil open up their market more than what they are proposing right now on the negotiation table, a top US trade official has said.

  • India may move WTO against US countervailing duty on steel

    Exporters of steel and, in turn, the Union ministry of commerce are getting worried at the increased resort by the US of countervailing duty (CVD) to bring down imports from India.

  • Wood export deals pass 2010 mark

    Vietnamese wooden products exporters have already signed contracts worth US$3.4 billion this year, or equivalent to the exports during the whole of last year, according to the Vietnam Timber and Forest Product Association.