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APEC seeks boost to food security, sustainable agriculture growth

Việt Nam strongly support promoting co-operation in water management for sustainable agricultural development among APEC members, a senior Vietnamese official told the first APEC Water Resources Authorities Meeting for Food Security that opened in Cần Thơ yesterday.

  • ‘Britain, India have potential to expand auto trade post-Brexit’

    Britain and India have the potential to expand post-Brexit trade in the auto sector, the head of the body representing British manufacturers said, as exports of UK-made cars to India rose 8.3 per cent in the first half of the year, while those of Indian-made cars to the UK nearly doubled.

  • India-Asean ties offer huge potential

    Year 2017 occupies a special place in India-Asean partnership, as exactly 25 years ago, in 1992, India inked a sectoral partnership with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).

  • Asean at 50, more a neighbourhood than a community

    SOUTHEAST ASIAN countries today are far more integrated than they have ever been in the modern history of the region, but Asean has some way to go before it can call itself a real community.

  • ASEAN integration benefits PH economy

    The Philippines has benefited from a substantial increase in trade and investments with the economic integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) which created a wide choice of goods for consumers thus supporting local businesses to expand overseas.

  • 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.