Oxfam says people from Pacific Island countries are most likely to lose out from the PACER-Plus regional free trade agreement with Australia and New Zealand, which is edging closer to completion.Read Full Story
Senior trade officials from the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation member economies have been ramping up efforts to meet their commitment to cut tariffs on environmental goods by the end of this year, according to the organization's Committee on Trade and Investment.Read Full Story
At its recent meeting in Sydney, the 44th Study Group on Asian Tax Administration and Research agreed greater regional cooperation on tax issues.Read Full Story
Tax Commissioners from the Asia-Pacific region are meeting in Sydney this week to agree on a regional plan to tackle profit shifting and base erosion and improve tax transparency and cooperation. Read Full Story
A recent meeting of its senior officials was assured that Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation member countries are continuing their work to ensure the realization of their commitment to boost free trade in environmental goods, while also laying a foundation for the opening of this sector with other World Trade Organization members.Read Full Story
On July 18, Fiji notified its decision to apply the interim Pacific Region Economic Partnership Agreement, which provides for duty and quota free access into the European Union for all products from the countries concerned.Read Full Story
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