china to buy 17bn worth of philippine agricultural produce China to buy $1.7bn worth of Philippine agricultural produce

17:09 | 17/03/2017 Global Economy

China on Wednesday signed deals committing it to buy US$1.7 billion worth of fruits and other agricultural products from the Philippines, the latest in a series of agreements in an era of cordial ties under President Rodrigo Duterte.
australian fm tours southeast asia to enhance ties Australian FM tours Southeast Asia to enhance ties

16:37 | 16/03/2017 Global Economy

Australia’s Foreign Minister Julia Bishop is touring Southeast Asia on a four-day trip to enhance the country’s relationships with key partners.
chile calls for asia pacific integration Chile calls for Asia-Pacific integration

15:32 | 15/03/2017 Global Economy

Chilean Minister of Foreign Affairs Heraldo Munoz said he will push for Asia-Pacific integration, free trade and anti-protectionism at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meeting in Vina del Mar city, Chile on March 14-15.
uk parliament passes brexit bill UK Parliament passes Brexit bill

15:14 | 14/03/2017 Global Economy

Britain's Parliament has passed the 'Brexit bill' paving the way for Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger negotiations for the UK's exit from the European Union.
eu and asean agree to put free trade pact back on agenda EU and ASEAN agree to put free trade pact back on agenda

14:30 | 13/03/2017 Global Economy

The European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations said on Friday the two blocs would try to revive plans for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between them, as European countries look to tap the region's strong growth.
myanmar is next vietnam with 10 growth british diplomat Myanmar is next Vietnam with 10% growth: British diplomat

18:49 | 09/03/2017 Global Economy

Myanmar could be the next Vietnam or Thailand, with the economy having the potential of growing as much as 10 percent, a senior British diplomat said.
un summit looks to facilitate transit trade in asia europe UN summit looks to facilitate transit, trade in Asia-Europe

16:19 | 08/03/2017 Global Economy

A summit of the United Nations (UN) is scheduled to take place in Hanoi on March 7-9 to enhance cooperation ​on transit, trade facilitation and the 2030 ​Agenda on Sustainable Development.
britain will fight back if no eu deal finance minister Britain will 'fight back' if no EU deal: Finance minister

16:39 | 07/03/2017 Global Economy

Britain will "fight back" if the EU will not strike an acceptable deal on Brexit, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday (Mar 5). 
australia calls ambassadors home to reshape foreign policy trade Australia calls ambassadors home to reshape foreign policy, trade

14:36 | 03/03/2017 Global Economy

Australia will call home all of its overseas ambassadors for a meeting, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Wednesday, as it reshapes its foreign policy to balance ties with long-time ally the United States and China, its largest trading partner.
rcep negotiations begin in japan RCEP negotiations begin in Japan

14:37 | 01/03/2017 Global Economy

Senior officials from 16 Asia-Pacific countries met in Kobe, Japan on February 27 for the next round of negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
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