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Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership

Thailand takes over ASEAN chairmanship

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The chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formally turned over on November 15, with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
Asia seeks new trade deals after Trump dumps TPP

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Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...
TPP leaders to stick to trade pact despite Trump’s objection

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The leaders of the 12 member states of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at the meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Peru agreed...
Obama leaves fate of TPP to Trump – Vietnam’s economy seen as casualty

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US President Barack Obama's administration has suspended its efforts to win congressional approval for his Asian free-trade deal agreement of the Trans Pacific Partnership...
ASEAN to sign deal with trading partners by 2015

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ASEAN and its six trading partners are targeting to sign by 2015 the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a free trade agreement that is...
China cautions Singapore over FTA with Taiwan

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China sounded a note of caution to Singapore over its Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Taiwan, saying it should abide by the "one China"...
Singapore, Taiwan sign free trade agreement

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Singapore and Taiwan signed an economic partnership agreement on November 7 to boost bilateral trade and economic cooperation, the culmination of nearly three years...
Ministers agree to set up ASEAN+6 FTA

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The 16 economic ministers of Asean+6 (10 ASEAN nations and China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand) have agreed at a meeting...
Survey: US expats in love with Brunei

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Expatriates and foreign professionals have rated Brunei as the best country in Southeast Asia to work, a survey by the American Malaysian Chamber of...
ASEAN foreign ministers meet in Hua Hin

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In another step to discuss the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will gather...
India, ASEAN to sign free trade agreement

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On July 31, Singapore Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam announced that India and ASEAN will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) on services and investment...
Getting the ASEAN Economic Community train back on track

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A recent report by the CIMB ASEAN Research Institute published on June 20 and titled The ASEAN Economic Community: The Status of Implementation shed...
UNCTAD: Thailand needs to improve 10 areas

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The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has recommended that Thailand develop 10 areas to improve it position in ASEAN, after several...
Sixteen nations kick off trade talks

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Sixteen economies in Asia Pacific began their first meeting on May 9  in Brunei on the establishment of a regional free-trade agreement, the Regional...
AEC: Will it just remain a vision?

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The 22nd ASEAN Summit in Brunei has made a very clear statement with regards to the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community. It turned out that ten-member bloc will most likely not be able to meet its target.
China pushes rival pact to TPP

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China and 15 other Asia-Pacific nations will kick off the first round of free trade talks in May to create one of the world’s...
ASEAN+6 trade bloc in the making

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Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) together with the group’s six major trading partners - Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand...
CSCL Asia

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Talks are speeding up between ASEAN member countries and other major Asian economies to establish the so-called Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a regional...