Free Trade Agreement

Canada wants more trade with ASEAN

Is an ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on the cards?

The idea which was first proposed in 2016, was one of many on the agenda during the 16th ASEAN-Canada Dialogue in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, last month. Both parties agreed to continued implementation of the ASEAN-Canada Plan of Action (2016-2020) which includes working towards a potential ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement.

6 April 2019
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Doubts remain as RCEP inches closer to conclusion

The signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) took place last week, but questions now loom over the status of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

10 March 2018
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Economic integration, the ASEAN way

Regional integration will be one of the top priorities for Singapore as it assumes the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018.

28 November 2017
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Still no deal for nations looking to save TPP

Pacific nations are yet to agree on how to salvage a blockbuster trade pact after days of talks in Vietnam, with Australia confident of an outcome but Canada warning it wants a good deal over a fast one.

10 November 2017
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