South Korea considers joining U.S. Indo-Pacific pact
... member. A South Korean finance ministry official said that the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework IPEF could launch soon this month to fill a gap in engagement with the region since 2017, when President Donald Trump left a multinational deal that became the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership CPTPP. It is listed in 110 national tasks that the incoming government is positively considering, and is expected to launch soon this month. The government sources said that the government of President Yoon Suk-yeol , who is ...
Updated: 05/09/2022
Japanese lawmakers reaffirm importance of peace, stability
... which Beijing regards as a renegade province and has vowed to regain it by force if necessary. Tsai also expressed hopes that Japan will support Taiwan's participation in international frameworks, such as its bid to join a free trade agreement known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership . In response, Suzuki , a 40-year-old member of the House of Representatives , praised Taiwan's efforts to amend laws and regulations to meet the standards of the free trade agreement and promised to play a role in helping ...
Updated: 05/06/2022
Japan, Britain to agree at G-7 summit on Indo-Pacific
... agree to work together to help Asian nations develop renewables in their transition to green energy and provide alternative supplies to Russian oil and gas, according to the British government. Britain, which left the EU in 2020, is now trying to join the 11-member Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact. Japan is a member of the deal and has welcomed Britain's wish for accession. Johnson said in a statement prior to the summit that Kishida will speed up our close defence relationship and build on our trade partnership ...
Updated: 05/05/2022
Japan, Britain sign reciprocal access agreement
... dependence on oil and natural gas from Russia, they agreed on a joint action plan to help countries in Asia promote the development of renewable energy. Britain sent a new trade envoy to Japan to promote trade and investment as part of its efforts to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal, which includes Japan.
Updated: 05/05/2022
Freight rates going into peak season will continue
... ahead. The SALVATORE STILE : In my opinion, I only see the rates getting higher during the supply chain during the summer months to continue. You have to remember the rates that are dictated by the carriers. I'm not sure if many people are aware, but the Trans-Pacific trade is largely controlled by foreign carriers. They're setting the rates they're setting for who's getting containers and who's not getting containers. I'm worried about the mid-market companies who have cut their capacity from steamship ...
Updated: 04/22/2022
Japan, New Zealand agree to strengthen cooperation against Russia
... and her colleagues were committed to working toward the vision of an open, inclusive, stable and prosperous Indo-Pacific , underpinned by rules-based order and free from coercion. Japan and New Zealand are both members of two free trade agreements, the 11-member Trans-Pacific Partnership that took effect after the withdrawal of the United States, and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership that includes China. Ardern 's trip to Japan is her second as prime minister and the first since the outbreak of ...
Updated: 04/21/2022
Japan's Kishida to visit Asia during Golden Week
... since meeting on the sidelines of an emergency G 7 meeting in Brussels in March. The two are expected to affirm cooperation over Russia and discuss the proposed lifting of U.K. import restrictions on Japanese food, as well as the country s bid to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership CPTPP regional free-trade deal. During his trip to Southeast Asia and the U.K. Kishida will be hoping to confirm cooperation to realize a free and open Indo-Pacific region, with China in mind.
Updated: 04/15/2022
Australian barley exporters looking for new markets after China ban
... familiar with the quality we had and how it was suitable for their processes in making beer. The industry is now looking to other beer-producing nations. Ms Shaw said that parts of Africa have been outlined as potential opportunities. She said that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement with a number of countries had been developed some time ago, and there was a way to think more creative within that framework. Last year, we saw shipments of our malt barley to Mexico, but we need to find more of those ...
Updated: 04/04/2022
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