No substantial progress achieved at RCEP meeting in Bangkok

Business Sep 9, 2019

No substantial progress achieved at RCEP meeting in Bangkok

Ministers from 16 countries negotiating an Asian free trade pact failed to make significant progress Sunday at a meeting in the Thai capital, according to Japan's representatives. Speaking to reporters after the single day of talks on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, Minister of Economy, ...

South Korea-Japan rift spills over into RCEP trade meeting

Business Aug 3, 2019

South Korea-Japan rift spills over into RCEP trade meeting

A widening rift between Japan and South Korea spilled over at a meeting of 16 mostly Asian countries negotiating the world's largest free trade agreement Saturday, according to Japan's representative. After the one-day meeting of trade ministers chaired by China in Beijing, the members of ...

India to adopt new approach toward free trade agreements

Business Nov 19, 2018

India to adopt new approach toward free trade agreements

by Atul Ranjan

India is planning to adopt a new strategy toward negotiating free trade agreements even as the country is engaged in talks with members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, the proposed ASEAN-focused regional free trade area. As part of the strategy, the South Asian country ...