Tag archive for ‘free-trade’
    Asean summit flags
    By BOI On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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    Thailand faces crises and opportunities with AEC Coming in 2015

    Thailand may encounter both crises and opportunities when the Asean Economic Community is implemented in a few years. But if Thais prepare thoroughly, the AEC would not affect them that badly and they may even find More...

    Both countries signed the Thailand-India Free Trade Agreement Framework on 9 October 2003, covering trade in goods, services, and investment
    By Aishwarya Gupta On Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
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    Thailand and India to Enhance Partnership and economic cooperation

    Since Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will join India’s Republic Day celebrations on 26 January 2012, she will also take this opportunity to pay an official visit to India from January 24 to 26.  More...

    Thailand has expressed interest in joining the US-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
    By Alex Gordy On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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    Thailand: Bringing down trade barriers, but at what cost?

    Thailand has expressed interest in joining the US-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the US’s ambitious plan to develop a free-trade zone across the Asia-Pacific region, though Bangkok has made clear it will More...

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    By Somchai Sakayathya On Thursday, December 8th, 2011
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    Europe’s New role in the Pacific century

    This century will be America’s Pacific century, wrote US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the November issue of Foreign Policy. As she put it: ‘The future of politics will be decided in Asia, not Afghanistan More...

    (FTA) Free-Trade Agreement between Thailand & EU
    By Aishwarya Gupta On Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
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    What the most favoured nation (MFN) means for India

    Pakistan’s decision to grant India most favoured nation (MFN) trading status opens up many potential benefits for both countries; existing trade arrangements will be improved and new opportunities will emerge More...

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    By Aishwarya Gupta On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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    India sets March 2012 deadline for services FTA with Asean

    India Prime minister Singh acknowledged that India’s partnership with Asean had “benefited both” and contributed to the “process of integration and transformation of the Asia-Pacific region”, he pointed More...

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    By Zhong Li On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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    ASEAN and China Further Liberalises Trade in Services

    Further strengthening co-operation and expanding trade relations, ASEAN and China signed at the sidelines of the ASEAN-China Summit the Protocol to Implement the Second Package of Commitments under the Agreement More...

    United States Trade Representative Ambassador Ron Kirk. Picture: Samantha Appleton (White House photographer)
    By Ron Kirk On Monday, October 10th, 2011
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    Balanced trade would fuel American Jobs

    Over the past few weeks, President Barack Obama has challenged Congress to come together to approve trade agreements, renew strengthened Trade Adjustment Assistance and pass the American Jobs Act — legislation More...