China Focus: China's FTAs with ROK, Australia take effect

December 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on China Focus: China's FTAs with ROK, Australia take effect 

QINGDAO, Shandong, Dec. 20 — China's free trade agreements (FTAs) with the Republic of Korea (ROK) and australia took effect Sunday, saving billions in tariffs for companies from the countries.

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Chinese firm buys 45% stake of Australia's 4th largest beef producer

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese firm buys 45% stake of Australia's 4th largest beef producer 

CANBERRA, Oct. 28 — Australia's fourth largest meat processor has sold a 45 percent stake in its business to Chinese company Shan Dong Delisi Food Co Ltd, in an early test of the new free trade agreement terms.

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VN, European business discuss FTA pros, cons

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on VN, European business discuss FTA pros, cons 

HCM CITY, Oct. 27 — The Viet Nam-EU Free Trade Agreement is expected to offer opportunities for Viet Nam and its small- and medium-sized enterprises but local businesses and governments must become more aware of the FTA's requirements, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Hoai Trung has said.

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Philippine banana export industry wants review on FTA

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Philippine banana export industry wants review on FTA 

By Lilybeth G. Ison

MANILA, Sept. 13 (PNA) — The Philippine banana export industry is urging the government for a review of the country's Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with its trading partners.

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Australia, India move closer to FTA deal

January 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australia, India move closer to FTA deal 

CANBERRA, Jan. 12 — Australia and India are edging ever closer to a historic free trade agreement, according to Australian trade and investment minister Andrew Robb.

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ROK hails conclusion of substantive FTA talks with China as future growth engine

November 11, 2014 by · Comments Off on ROK hails conclusion of substantive FTA talks with China as future growth engine 

SEOUL, Nov. 10 — The Republic of Korea (ROK) Monday hailed the conclusion of substantive negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with china as a future growth engine.

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