Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo has welcomed the conclusion of negotiations toward the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus, a trade deal he said will drive economic growth and raise living standards in the region. Read Full Story
UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs has announced a change of view on the interpretation of the company residence articles in 16 double taxation agreements.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
As trade in services has become the main engine of economic growth for the Pacific island countries that have little other export capacity, the World Trade Organization was involved in organizing a regional workshop on that topic in Vanuatu from August 5-8, 2013.Read Full Story
In his opening remarks to the Leaders Meeting of the Pacific states within the African, Caribbean and Pacific group, the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Tuiloma Neroni Slade, encouraged them to conclude their negotiations on an Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union this year.Read Full Story
A meeting of a wide range of stakeholders, including ministers, non-government organisations and businesses, has decided that much more regional consultation will be required on the proposed PACER Plus free trade agreement.Read Full Story
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