June 13, 2013
Reposted from Mizzima
The EU scheme grants developing nations preferential access to the 27-nation bloc for several products in the form of lower tariffs.
The European Union on Wednesday readmitted Myanmar to its trade preference scheme, saying it wanted to support reform in the once pariah state through economic development.
Myanmar’s membership of the scheme was withdrawn in 1997 due to concerns over the use of forced labour under the then-military junta.
But the EU said the International Labour Organisation had last year reported “necessary improvements” to labour practices in Myanmar, which was formerly known as Burma. More…
November 24, 2012
Reposted from The Phnom Penh Post
By May Kunmakara
The RCEP was officially launched on Tuesday during the 21st ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh
Cambodia’s ASEAN economic minister said the official launch of the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will lead to potentially forming the biggest single market in the region and is much bigger than the traditional markets of the US and the EU. More…
February 9, 2012
Reposted from the Daily Star
Bangladesh and India may sign a new trade agreement to implement a wide-scale transit facility. Government officials yesterday discussed the issue at a meeting at the commerce ministry. Commerce Secretary Ghulam Hussain chaired the meeting. More…