Asia & Pacific

Bilateral deal-making involving governments of Asia and the Pacific region.


Anadolu | 18-Aug-2021
Free trade talks ongoing with Japan, Thailand and Indonesia in Asia-Pacific region, says trade minister.
VNA | 9-Aug-2021
El ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de Turquía, Mevlut Cavusoglu, afirmó que la Asociación de Naciones del Sudeste Asiático (ASEAN) tiene el papel central en la política exterior de Ankara para Asia, y ambas partes poseen grandes potencialidades de cooperación por explotar.
East Asia Forum | 9-Aug-2021
Human rights experts are particularly concerned about the asymmetric nature of the system and a lack of investors’ human rights obligations. Together with high ISDS costs and arbitral awards, they undermine states’ ability to realise economic, social, cultural and environmental rights.
AzerNews | 29-Jul-2021
In March 2021, a preferential trade agreement was approved between Turkey and Azerbaijan. Currently, work is underway on a free trade agreement.
VNA | 27-Jul-2021
Corea del Sur inició conversaciones con la Asociación de Naciones del Sudeste Asiático (ASEAN) para actualizar el tratado de libre comercio (TLC) bilateral y reducir aún más las barreras en esa esfera, ya que el país busca diversificar el intercambio mercantil y expandir su presencia en esa región.
Bloomberg | 15-Jul-2021
As the US mulls a digital trade agreement to counter China, it faces a key problem: Many countries in Asia don’t want to join any deal seen as challenging Beijing, whose tech giants are deeply entrenched in the region.