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Africa redoubles efforts to deepen African economic integration

The African Union (AU) has called on all African governments, the private sector and civil society organizations to redouble their efforts to give concrete meaning to trade and economic integration in Africa. Speaking on behalf of the Chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Dr. Monique Nsanzabaganwa, Deputy Chairperson of the African Union Commission, […]

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Africa to redouble its efforts to deepen African economic integration; African Integration Day 2022

Download logo The operationalization of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), one of the flagship projects of Agenda 2063, represents an opportunity in Africa’s journey towards the operationalization of an integrated market, which will culminate eventual formation of an African Economic Community, as adopted in the Treaty Establishing the African Economic Community (Abuja Treaty) […]

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Experts Appreciate SCO Uzbekistan Chair for Socio-Economic Integration

DNA ISLAMABAD: Most recently, an international online conference entitled “Uzbekistan’s Chairmanship in the SCO: The Way Forward for Greater Development of Regional Connectivity” was organized between the Center for South Asia and International Studies (CSAIS) Islamabad and ISRS under the leadership of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan. Leading regional experts, diplomats, researchers, scholars, […]

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EU commits to support Nigeria’s economic integration and diversification initiatives

From left to right, Representative, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Evelyn Ngige; Managing Director, Arla Nigeria, Mr. Peder Petersen; the Minister of State, Finance, Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba; President, European Chamber of Commerce (Eurocham), Mary Ojulari; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State; European Union Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Samuela […]

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The EU is committed to supporting Nigeria’s economic integration and diversification initiatives

NNN: The European Union (EU) declares that it is committed to helping Nigeria resolve the problems that hinder investment and trade in order to promote economic integration and diversification. The Ambassador of the EU to Nigeria and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Mrs. Samuela Isopi, gave the assurance during the 8th edition […]

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ACC Calls for Orchestrating Efforts to Achieve Pan-Arab Economic Integration | Company

Ammon News – Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) President Khalil Haj Tawfiq called for a focus on pan-Arab economic cooperation and integration, led by the private sector, which should be supported by Arab governments to facilitate its work. Speaking at the 17th Turkish-Arab Economic Cooperation Summit, which concluded on Friday evening, in the Turkish city […]

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Gabon, UNHCR trains refugees in socio-economic integration

Gabon and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), on Monday June 20, celebrated International Refugee Day by organizing an information session based on demands, including economic inclusion and the autonomy of refugees. UNHCR and the Gabonese National Commission for Refugees (CNR) organized the session at the Cyberschool. Cyberschool is an […]

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The Pakistan-Kyrgyzstan APT will act as a catalyst for regional economic integration

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of the Kyrgyz Republic to Pakistan Ulanbek Totuiaev said on Sunday that the bilateral preferential trade agreement between Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan will not only increase the volume of trade between the two countries but also act as a catalyst for regional economic integration. Speaking to APP, Ulanbek Totuiaev said the implementation of the […]

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Egypt FM calls for economic integration with Jordan and Iraq

BEIRUT: Lebanon is hoping a summer influx of tourists and visitors will help revive its flagging economy, with the return of live performances at the Baalbeck International Festival set to be a major boost. The festival, a global cultural moment for more than six decades, was held virtually in 2020 and 2021 due to pandemic […]

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“Cambodia has played a key role in the economic integration of ASEAN”

As Cambodia assumed the rotating presidency of ASEAN this year, the third time since joining the group 23 years ago, the country has come a long way with other neighbors in its efforts to ensure peace, stability and economic growth in the region. Cambodia’s contributions to ASEAN figured in a discussion at a distinguished gathering […]

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ASEAN must act faster and bolder on economic integration

Just over a year ago, ASEAN released its mid-term review of the 2025 ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Master Plan. The review indicated that 54.1% of the elements of the document had been completed, and 34.2% were in progress. The grouping was hailed for making “significant strides” towards economic integration, although it also urged to “accelerate […]

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ASEAN must be bolder on economic integration

Just over a year ago, ASEAN released its mid-term review of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) 2025 Blueprint. The review indicated that 54.1% of the elements of the document had been completed, and 34.2% were in progress. The grouping was hailed for making “significant progress” towards economic integration, although it also encouraged to “accelerate [its] […]

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“We are studying the signing of an economic integration agreement with the United Arab Emirates” – Middle East Monitor

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Friday that Moscow is considering signing a economic integration agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as well as the signing of a free trade agreement with Egypt, Indonesia and Iran. The announcement came during a speech on Friday to the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, made up of Russia, Belarus, […]

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ASEAN must act more boldly on economic integration

May 27, 2022 JAKARTA – A little over a year ago, ASEAN released its mid-term review of the 2025 ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Master Plan. The review indicated that 54.1% of the elements of the document had been completed, and 34.2% in progress. The grouping was hailed for making “significant strides” towards economic integration, although […]

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ASEAN must act more boldly on economic integration – Universities

Kevin Chen and Quah Say Jye Singapore ● Fri, May 27, 2022 2022-05-27 01:35 11 02c2f042c5018a82e8094ec752eb6ed3 2 Academia digital transformation, ASEAN, economic, community, political, action, globalization, master plan, regional Free Just over a year ago, ASEAN released its mid-term review of the 2025 ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Master Plan. The review indicated that 54.1% of […]

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PM: Cambodia encourages openness and deepening economic integration

Prime Minister Hun Sen said that with the further easing of administrative and sanitary measures, Cambodia is promoting openness and deepening economic integration by promoting investment, trade, fully implementing the agreements of free trade. The Prime Minister made the statement in a video address to the 78th UNESCAP Annual Meeting on “Common Agenda for Promoting […]

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The SCO will play a key role in global economic integration

Uzbekistan’s diplomat in Pakistan, Aybek Arif Usmanov, said on Sunday that member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) could assume a vital role in global and local currency and trade in the framework of the current situation. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is among the significant nations with respect to geomonetary and international position, […]

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Ambassador Usmanov – Latest News – The Nation

ISLAMABAD – Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Aybek Arif Usmanov said on Sunday that member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) could play a key role in global and regional economic and trade integration in the current scenario. The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has important member countries in terms of geoeconomic and geopolitical position, including […]

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Hong Kong trade chief stresses importance of regional economic integration at APEC meeting

Taking steps to reconnect the Asia-Pacific region is undoubtedly members’ shared priority to foster economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, Commerce and Economic Development Secretary Edward Yau told a meeting. of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). . He said that two years into the Covid pandemic, the global economy is still grappling with […]

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SCO states will play a key role in global economic integration

According to the ambassador, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has important member countries in terms of geoeconomic and geopolitical position, including developed economies, which can play an important role in the development of global and regional economies. ISLAMABAD, MAY 22: Uzbekistan’s Ambassador to Pakistan Aybek Arif Usmanov said on Sunday that member countries of the […]

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Arab Parliament to Host Forum on Strengthening Economic Integration in Egypt May 23-25

CAIRO – May 19, 2022: The Arab Parliament will organize from May 23 to 25 in Egypt a forum to strengthen economic integration between Arab countries under the title: “Intra trade and the role of the public and private sectors”. In a statement, the parliament said the forum will be held under the auspices of […]

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COVID challenges underscore need to kick-start economic integration (APEC)

Jakarta (ANTARA) – There is no better time than now for APEC members to reinvigorate the work of Asia-Pacific integration and bring new energy to the long-term prospect of a Asia-Pacific Free Trade Area (FTAAP). APEC’s Policy Support Unit made the statement in a new guidance note. “The pandemic and the aftermath of COVID-19 have […]

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Supporting SMEs to strengthen regional economic integration – EBID Prez. Urges

Picture Wa The President of the ECOWAS Investment Bank, Dr. George Agyekum Donkor, has called for the implementation of measures to give businesses, especially small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), a modicum of predictability and certainty when entering into international transactions. He said regional economic integration would not be successful unless the legal challenges posed by […]

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Mario Draghi urges EU to deepen economic integration in response to war

Mario Draghi urged the EU to streamline its decision-making and deepen economic integration as the Union seeks to respond to the upheaval triggered by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Italy’s prime minister told the European Parliament on Tuesday that the EU must embrace “pragmatic federalism” in several policy areas, including defence, foreign policy and economic burden-sharing, […]

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Deepening economic integration and equipping businesses for dynamic, inclusive and sustainable growth are key to economic recovery

Asia-Pacific business leaders at the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), meeting this week in Vancouver, affirmed their determination to continue to work closely together to meet the challenge of maintaining the trajectory growth in the region in the face of an increasingly complex and interconnected environment. and rapidly changing global environment. ABAC Chairman for 2022, […]

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Deepening economic integration and equipping businesses for dynamic, inclusive and sustainable growth, key to economic recovery

Friday, April 29, 2022, 6:31 a.m.Press release: APEC Business Advisory Council Vancouver, April 28, 2022 – Asia-Pacific business leaders on the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC), meeting this week in Vancouver, affirmed their determination to continue to work closely together to meet the challenge of maintaining the region’s growth trajectory in the face of an […]

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Managing China’s Regional Economic Integration

Author: Simon Tay, Singapore Institute of International Affairs Anyone seeking to manage China’s regional economic integration must proceed cautiously, but not hopelessly. Influencing Asia’s biggest economic and political player is not going to be easy, especially given the growth and nature of Sino-US tensions. Past thinking assumed that Asian economic integration could be perfectly orderly, […]

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Azerbaijan and Georgia can deepen regional economic integration through cooperation

Georgia might be able to strengthen regional economic integration by collaborating with Azerbaijan. , said Elshad Mammadov, deputy director of the Russian School of Economics and professor at the Azerbaijan Economic University. According to him, Azerbaijan has positioned itself as a country that pursues a balanced and pragmatic foreign economic strategy thanks to the effective […]

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Economic integration in Asia stable despite downward pressures: report

Photo taken on April 19, 2022 shows the Boao Forum Asia (BFA) International Conference Center in Boao, south China’s Hainan Province. [Photo/Xinhua] The pace of economic integration in Asia has been sustained despite COVID-19 inflicting heavy losses, according to a report released Wednesday by the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA). Asia will still be in […]

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Regional Economic Integration and Implications for US-Taiwan-China Relations

UCLA Taiwan Worldwide ConferenceDr. Hsin-huang Michael Hsiao (National Chengchi University)Speaker: Roy Chun Lee (Chung-Hua Institute for Economic Research) Wednesday, May 4, 20225:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Pacific Time)Click here to register The Zoom registration link for this event will be available soon. The UCLA Taiwan in the World lecture series aims to promote Taiwanese studies […]

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Regional Economic Integration in ECOWAS | The Guardian Nigeria News

Sir: I was delighted to read the article titled “The President of the ECOWAS Court wants to harmonize the judicial systems of the Member States”, published in The Guardian of February 25, 2022, and in which Hon. The judge reportedly said that “it is…of the utmost importance that ECOWAS Member States adopt the Revised ECOWAS […]

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Emirates News Agency – Economic Integration Committee holds third meeting in 2022

ABU DHABI, 25th March, 2022 (WAM) — The Economic Integration Committee discussed issues related to promoting federal and local cooperation and coordination to boost national economic growth during its third meeting in 2022, chaired by Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy. Other key issues include upgrading the country’s economic laws, consumer protection, drafting […]

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The Economic Integration Committee holds its third meeting in 2022

ABU DHABI – The Economic Integration Committee discussed issues related to promoting federal and local cooperation and coordination to boost national economic growth during its third meeting in 2022, chaired by Minister Abdullah bin Touq Al Marri economy. Other key issues include upgrading the country’s economic laws, consumer protection, drafting anti-money laundering legislation and regulating […]

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Multilateralism, economic integration, global commons are more crucial as the world enters a new era: Vivian

SINGAPORE – The world is entering a dangerous period with the established world order in turmoil and a new era dawning, Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said on Wednesday (March 23rd). As new norms, rules and expectations emerge, countries can work to create a more peaceful, stable and prosperous world by supporting multilateralism, promoting economic integration […]

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Egypt: trade min. Highlights enthusiasm for Arab economic integration

Trade and Industry Minister Nivine Gamea stressed that the Egyptian state and political leaders are keen to achieve economic integration in the Arab region. She added that Egypt wishes to strengthen Arab cooperation in the various fields of trade, industry and investment for a better future for the people of the Arab region. She pointed […]

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Data protection systems must balance privacy and economic integration, says UN expert

A model personal data protection system should strike a healthy balance between the protection of the fundamental right to privacy and the free movement of goods, persons, services and capital, while ensuring economic and social integration, a said a UN human rights expert on Thursday. “My goal is to provide clear international guidance on how […]

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The Central American Bank for Economic Integration assesses the national security program

Views : 565 Posted: Thursday, March 3, 2022. 10:12 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: A technical team from the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) is visiting Belize to reassess the needs of agencies participating in the Belize Integral Security Program (BISP). BISP was established to enhance citizen security through investments in […]

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Saudi Arabia and Cyprus consider economic integration to absorb geopolitical shocks

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades’ visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday raised the bar of expectations for the two countries by strengthening strategic cooperation. This comes as geopolitical developments emerge due to the Russian-Ukrainian war. The economists pointed out that the available opportunities are sufficient to constitute a necessary integration for the economies of the two […]

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Growth in currency swaps reflecting greater economic integration in East Asia

Currency swap agreements are proliferating in the region as a means of facilitating trade and stabilizing financial markets, and reflect the growing trend of economic integration, said the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Bureau ( AMRO). Bilateral swap agreements (BSAs) in the ASEAN+3 region amounted to $381.6 billion, up 15% compared to the end of 2020. ASEAN+3 […]

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Africa on the move towards meaningful economic unity and integration –

African Union The African region, referred to as the “Dark Continent” by European colonizers, was the main source of the slave trade and raw materials for the industries that flourished during the Industrial Revolution in Europe and the expansion of cotton farms in the United States. United. In the advent of African decolonization in the […]

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Africa is marching towards meaningful unity and economic integration

By personal writer The African regionthat the European colonizers called the “dark continent” was themain source of slave trade and raw materials for industries that flourishedduring the industrial revolution in Europe and the expansion of cotton farms inUnited States. At the advent of theAfrican decolonization in the early 1960s sounded the death knell for Africa. […]

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The delegation of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration meets the Ministries of Education and Infrastructure

Views : 72 Posted: Friday, January 21, 2022. 4:56 p.m. CST. Photo credit: CADEI By Ruben Morales Iglesias: Executive President of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) Dante Mossi and the President visited the Ministries of Education and Infrastructure, Development and Housing. CABEI said on Twitter that its representatives met Thursday with the […]

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The delegation of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration meets the Ministry of Blue Economy

Views : 380 Posted: Friday, January 21, 2022. 6:32 p.m. CST. Photo credit: CADEI By Ruben Morales Iglesias: Executive President of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) Dante Mossi and the President visited the Ministries of Blue Economy and Sustainable Development on the last day of his five-day mission to Belize. […]

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UK, Japan envision economic integration through digital trade

The unveiling of the US $ 490 billion fiscal stimulus package in November coincided with the announcement by the UK Department for International Trade of a new export strategy. The aim is to increase exports to £ 1 trillion per year (£ 1.35 trillion) by 2030, from the current £ 600 billion. While the two […]

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Gulf States must deepen their economic integration

Last week’s GCC summit in Riyadh forged the necessary consensus among the six member states to jointly tackle Iran’s nuclear ambitions and its malicious activities in Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. Together, the Gulf states want their deep concerns about this crucial danger to be reflected in any revised international nuclear deal with Iran, and […]

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Central American Bank for Economic Integration and European Union sign € 4.9 million agreement to prepare climate change projects for the benefit of the Central American region

Tegucigalpa, December 16, 2021.- The strategic alliance between the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI) and the European Union (EU) continues to have positive impacts for the region. On this occasion, a non-refundable financial contribution agreement was signed for an amount of 4.9 million euros to develop technical assistance for the preparation of initiatives […]

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Gulf states cooperate on defense, Iran and economic integration at summit

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held its annual summit in Riyadh yesterday. The GCC expressed its unity on several regional issues during the event, particularly on Iran. The GCC accused Iran of “fomenting sectarian strife” in GCC member states and of supporting “terrorism” in Bahrain. They further condemned Iran’s alleged “support for sectarian terrorist groups […]

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Gulf Summit: solidarity, stability, economic integration

At the end of the 42nd Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh on Tuesday, Gulf leaders affirmed the importance of accurate and comprehensive implementation of King Salman bin Abdulaziz’s vision. They also stressed the importance of pursuing economic, defense and security integration. The leaders approved the coordination of positions to enhance stability in the […]

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Themes of the Alliance for Development in Democracy

Puerto Plata, DR. The demand that the international community undertake the search for alternatives for a solution to the crisis in Haiti, the defense of democratic values, with the call for the freedom of political prisoners in Nicaragua, and the promotion of trade, in addition to economic integration, are the central themes of the Puerto […]

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Saudi, Bahraini companies discuss economic integration plans

Initial jobless claims in the United States fall; a mixed inflation performance between countries: Economic wrap The first jobless claims in the United States fell to 184,000 in the week ending Dec. 4 after rising the week before, according to data from the country’s Department of Labor. This is the lowest level since 1969. In […]

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Qatar-Saudi business meeting highlights vital importance of achieving economic integration

Doha: The First Deputy Speaker of the Qatar Chamber (QC), Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar Al-Kuwari, praised the close relations between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, stressing that the two countries maintain historical ties based on solid foundations of fraternity and intimacy. This happened during the Qatar-Saudi Business Meeting which […]

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Economic integration — a foreign policy tool

East Asia is an economically integrated region. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), which is expected to come into force in January 2022, reflect economic integration of the region. The collective momentum of the countries of the region towards economic growth has contributed to […]

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Egyptian President vows to strengthen regional economic integration

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has pledged to realize his country’s vision of deepening economic integration between countries in the region and accelerating economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. During his presidency of the 21st session of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African Countries (COMESA), Sissi highlighted the vital role played by the […]

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Pakistan’s Regional Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities

As the momentum of global economic gravity continues to shift towards East Asia, the contours of a new economic and political geography in South Asia are also becoming visible with improved connectivity between Western China, the Pakistan and Central Asia. Led by China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), this transition is already influencing thought patterns […]

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FM Assistant: Economic integration “priority” for Egypt to achieve development in Africa

CAIRO – November 22, 2021: Deputy Foreign Minister Ambassador Soha Gendy said Egypt’s hosting of the COMESA summit at this time is a “clear message that economic integration is the one of Egypt’s main priorities to achieve the required development in Africa”. Ambassador Soha Gendy added – in a statement to “Extra News” […]

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Challenges and Opportunities – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Haroon Sharif * introduction As the momentum of global economic gravity continues to shift to East Asia, the contours of a new economic and political geography in South Asia are also becoming visible with improved connectivity between West China, the Pakistan and Central Asia. Led by the Belt and Road Initiative of China (BRI), […]

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Economic integration as a catalyst for stability in the South Caucasus

The end of the 44-day war between Azerbaijan and Armenia has created a new geopolitical landscape in the region which creates new opportunities for economic development and regional integration. While there are many challenges to achieving such integration – from Armenian domestic political opposition to influential lobby networks in the West – there are significant […]

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World Bank to provide strategic support for social and economic integration of Venezuelan migrants in Colombia – Colombia

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2021 – The Board of Directors of the World Bank today approved a loan of $ 500 million to support the Colombian government’s strategy for the social and economic integration of Venezuelan migrants in the country. This is the first Development Policy Financing (DPF) of the World Bank focused exclusively on cross-border […]

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World Bank to provide strategic support for social and economic integration of Venezuelan migrants in Colombia

The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a loan of $ 500 million to support the Colombian government’s strategy for the social and economic integration of Venezuelan migrants in that country. This is the first Development Policy Financing (DPF) of the World Bank focused exclusively on cross-border migration, focusing both on the integration of […]

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PM Lee urges APEC members to deepen digital economic integration

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday, November 11, urged members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to deepen digital economic integration, saying it would help businesses connect more easily to the- across borders and to reach new markets in the digital economy. “It is time to extend this vision of regional economic integration […]

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PHL ranks last in Asia-Pacific economic integration

THE PHILIPPINES fell behind in economic integration in Asia-PacificIfc region because it recorded the worst performance index measuring 17 economies » performance in 2019. The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) in its 2021-2022 State of the Region Report released on Monday said the Philippines’ integration performance “still has the largest deviation from the regional average, […]

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(CIIE) Regional economic integration stimulates the opening up of finance

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, Nov. 6 (Xinhua) – Regional economic integration will help boost financial openness and create more space for the development of financial institutions, according to participants in a sub-forum at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in progress) in Shanghai. Wang Bingnan, Chinese vice minister of commerce, said China has played […]

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China, New Zealand to jointly promote regional economic integration

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday that China and New Zealand should uphold and practice genuine multilateralism and come together to promote regional economic integration. President Xi made the remarks during a phone conversation with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand. Noting that next year will mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of […]

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A uniform curriculum vital for social and economic integration

Mr. Salman Raza MULTAN, Nov 2 (APP): As the government begins rolling out a uniform curriculum across Punjab, in line with its manifesto as ‘one nation, one curriculum’, experts expect positive results to end class division and socioeconomic disparities in society. The Pakistani education system is divided into three main lines: a tiny fraction of […]

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LATEST: Social and human capital development is key to achieving regional economic integration – SADC

The Chronicle Business journalist The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) asserts that investing in the development of social and human capital is essential to achieve the broad goals of regional integration and economic development. At the heart of Pillar III on the Development of Social and Human Capital in the Strategic Indicative Regional Development Plan […]

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China, ASEAN agree to deepen economic integration to recover from pandemic

People walk out of the 18th China-ASEAN Expo venue in Nanning, capital of southern China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, September 13, 2021 (Xinhua / Lu Boan) Leaders of China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed on Tuesday to deepen cooperation to help the region recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, including the rapid […]

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Pashinyan supports closer economic “integration” with Russia

MOSCOW (RFE / RL) – Armenia has pledged to further deepen its trade relations with Russia, its main ally and trade partner, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday (October 19th). “The Russian Federation not only plays a key role in maintaining peace and stability in our region, but also occupies a central place in […]

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EALGA calls for post-COVID regional economic integration – KT PRESS

From left to right: Gulamhafeez Abubakar Mukadam, Jean-Marie Vianney Gatabazi and German envoy to Rwanda, Dr Thomas Kurz at a meeting on the sidelines The Annual General Meeting of the Association of Local Governments of East Africa and the Annual Meeting of the Forum of Local Governments of East Africa (EALGA) opened in Kigali with […]

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New Qianhai Plan “Further Strengthens Regional Economic Integration” ⋆ 4State News MO AR KS OK

https://mma.prnewswire.com/media/1638275/20201021__8___10.jpg?p=original The plan says that by 2035, the Qianhai Cooperation Zone will benefit from a world-class business environment and strengthen its coordinated ties with Hong Kong and Macau, improve industrial synergy, interconnectivity of markets and support for innovation to Hong Kong and Macau. Cao said the free and convenient movement of all kinds of factors […]

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New Qianhai Plan “Further Strengthens Regional Economic Integration”

SHENZHEN, China, Sept.28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The new development plan of the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Services Industry Cooperation Zone in Shenzhen is a powerful driver for the regional economic integration of Greater Guangdong- Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area (GBA), which in turn will strengthen China’s competitiveness in the global market, commented Cao Jinli, […]

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New Qianhai Plan ‘Further Boosts Regional Economic Integration’ | New

Shenzhen, china, September 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The New Development Plan of the Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Services Industry Cooperation Zone in Shenzhen is a powerful engine of regional economic integration of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA), which will in turn strengthen from China competitiveness in the global market, Cao Jinli, […]

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New Qianhai plan ‘further strengthens regional economic integration’

The plan states that by 2035, the Qianhai Cooperation Zone will enjoy a world-class business environment and strengthen its coordinated ties with hong kong and Macau, improve industrial synergies, interconnection of markets and support for innovation to hong kong and Macau. Cao said the free and convenient movement of all kinds of factors of production […]

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Digitization and RCEP to boost regional economic integration – OpEd – Eurasia Review

COVID-19 is undoubtedly a fatal disease that has turned our lives upside down in many ways. As of September 23, it had infected more than 231 million people and killed more than 4.75 million people worldwide. It also disrupted economic activities. “The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted global affairs across the globe,” said Steve Chen, deputy […]

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Lugansk and Donetsk sign agreement on Single Customs Zone and economic integration – agency – world

DONETSK / LUGANSK, September 15. / TASS /. The heads of the Lugansk and Donetsk People’s Republics (RPL and RPD) Leonid Pasechnik and Denis Pushilin on Wednesday signed an agreement on the creation of a single customs territory and the development of economic integration, Luganskinformcenter reported. The signing ceremony took place during a videoconference. The […]

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MTCC: Global Joint Committee Enables Economic Integration Between ASEAN Member States

BANGKOK (September 13): The Malaysian-Thai Chamber of Commerce (MTCC) has proposed the establishment of a Joint Global Committee, a uniformed body tasked with monitoring the degree of economic integration among ASEAN member states. MTCC Director Ng Woan Na said that through the Joint Global Committee, all Malaysian Chambers of Commerce (MBCs) from ASEAN countries would […]

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Logistics crucial in regional economic integration

Lyna mohamed The logistics sector plays a central role for ASEAN’s integration into regional and global value chains, which account for around five percent of the region’s gross domestic product (GDP), the minister told Cabinet of the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economy II Dato Seri. Setia Dr Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew […]

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Russia, Belarus agree to closer energy and economic integration

MOSCOW, Sept. 9 (Reuters) – Russian and Belarusian leaders agreed on Thursday to build a unified oil and gas market and deepen economic integration in the face of what they see as unwarranted Western sanctions on the against their two savings. The deal, reached after talks in the Kremlin between Russian President Vladimir Putin and […]

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True economic integration should have a strong impact on the State of the Union

MOSCOW, September (BelTA) – The Belarus-Russia Union State Integration Programs, to be signed soon, will strengthen the economic sovereignty of the Union State and its Member States, head of the analytical site “Eurasia. Expert” Vyacheslav Sutyrin told BelTA. “State of the Union programs will help strengthen the economic sovereignty of the State of the Union”, […]

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Regional economic integration with the CAR is the key to development and prosperity: Envoy from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Aug 22 (APP): Ambassador of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan to Pakistan Ulanbek Totuiaev said on Sunday that regional economic and trade integration through connectivity with the Central Asian Republics (CAR) is key development and prosperity throughout the region. The Ambassador said that peace and socio-political harmony in Afghanistan is important for prosperity across the […]

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The African Union works for political and economic integration

This year’s Africa Day message from the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, affirms the organization’s commitment to political and economic integration among member states. He cites the free movement of people, goods and services among his flagship projects for 2016. This year’s Africa Day message from the Chairperson of the African Union […]

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Emirates news agency – Economic Integration Committee holds 7th virtual meeting

ABU DHABI, August 17, 2021 (WAM) – The Economic Integration Committee held its seventh virtual meeting, chaired by Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy. The meeting was attended by Dr Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State for Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, […]

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State Department: United States fully supports regional economic integration in the Balkans

US Department of State; Photo: Flickr / NCinDC BELGRADE – The United States fully supports efforts in the Western Balkans to deepen and strengthen inclusive regional economic integration in accordance with European Union rules and standards, a State Department spokesperson told the Serbian branch of Voice of America. This media asked the State Department to […]

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Colombia urgently needs help for the economic integration of Venezuelan immigrants

Source: Schneyder Mendoza, Agence France-Presse / Getty Images The emblem of Colombia, the Estatuto de Protección Temporal (Temporary Protected Status, or TPS) for Venezuelan migrants and refugees – announced by Iván Duque’s government earlier this year – has relieved many Venezuelans in Colombia who need legal status to find employment, getting access to the public […]

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Are Turkish environmental groups the only ones to criticize the Beijing-Ankara economic integration? Global voices

Illustration by Giovana Fleck based on EMBA promotional images. China’s biggest investment in Turkey – a key part of its Belt and Road (BRI) initiative – is a coal-fired power plant located in Adana, south-central Turkey, called the Central Power Plant. ‘Emba Hunutlu. While the Turkish government supports the project and sees it as a […]

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Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore for Greater Economic Integration between India and ASEAN | Latest India News

India should consider greater economic integration with Southeast Asia, including through the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), to unleash the country’s full potential, Singaporean Deputy Prime Minister Heng said on Wednesday. Sweet Keat. Heng, who is also the minister in charge of economic policy coordination, made the remarks during the opening session of the virtual […]

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Wang Yi calls for economic integration in East Asia

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Photo: fmprc.gov.cn Further integration between ASEAN, Japan, South Korea and China is vital for the region, especially as many Asian countries face economic challenges amid the recent upsurge in the coronavirus, they said. experts said Wednesday, following the latest appeal from Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister […]

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Leveraging AfCFTA to Strengthen Economic Integration – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ms. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President of Liberia and Chair, Transformation Leadership Panel Former President of Liberia Ms. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) provides a ready vehicle for countries in the region to begin the process of moving towards greater autonomy in matters. regional cooperation and integration. She said […]

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Al-Ajlan: Great opportunities for economic integration between Saudi Arabia and Oman

RIYAD – Speaker of the Council of Saudi Chambers Ajlan Bin Abdulaziz Al-Ajlan praised the constant development of Saudi-Omani relations in all fields, stressing that the visit of Sultan of Oman Haitham Bin Tarik to the Kingdom expresses the strength of political will. to strengthen relations between the two countries. Al-Ajlan expressed optimism from the […]

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China deepens economic integration with Ukraine

The move comes just days after the Kiev withdrawalto sign a UN declaration criticizing Beijing KYIV – Ukraine and China further deepened their economic integration this week after signing a cooperation project to work together on ambitious and large-scale road, bridge and rail projects of the Beijing Belt and Road Initiative. China’s Commerce Ministry said […]

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Egypt and Iraq discuss means of tripartite economic integration with Jordan

Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Nevine Gamea met with Iraqi Minister of Planning Khalid Najim to discuss means of tripartite economic integration between the two countries and Jordan. Gamea also confirmed that the founding of an economic city on the borders between Iraq and Jordan represents a focal point to start the implementation of […]

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Southern African leaders discuss regional economic integration

Regional integration, security, macroeconomic stability and others were the main issues discussed when southern African leaders met in late June in Maputo, Mozambique. They were in the country for the extraordinary summit of heads of state and government organized by the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The main purpose of the event was to review […]

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Ethiopia and Horn of Africa Finance Ministers affirm commitment to regional economic integration –

Addis Ababa, June 27, 2021 (Walta) – Ethiopian Finance Minister Ahmed attended a meeting with the finance ministers of Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan to discuss the progress of the Horn of Africa Initiative (HoAI) in areas such as trade and energy as well as to develop a regional digital eco-system. Finance Ministers in Djibouti […]

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Central American Bank for Economic Integration to help El Salvador implement Bitcoin as legal tender

The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), which has 15 member countries, will help El Salvador implement bitcoin as legal tender. The president of CABEI expressed his support. “We are very optimistic,” he said. Central American Bank for Economic Integration supports Salvadoran Bitcoin law The head of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration […]

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Egypt attentive to the achievement of regional economic integration in Africa: Minister of Trade

Egyptian Trade and Industry Minister Nevine Gamea said Egypt attaches great importance to achieving regional economic integration in Africa. Gamea stressed the importance of: activating joint continental work to achieve industrial and agricultural integration; strengthen intra-community trade; support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); and create more employment opportunities. These contribute to Egypt’s achievement of the […]

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Russia, Belarus enter final stretch of EU economic integration negotiations, PM says – world

MINSK, June 1. / TASS /. Russia and Belarus have entered the home stretch to negotiate all EU economic integration programs, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said after meeting on cooperation with Russia , attended by President Alexander Lukashenko. “The government has unveiled the outcome of negotiations with its Russian colleagues, which have been actively […]

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Economic Integration Committee adopts flexible action plan

The Economic Integration Committee has approved an action plan to provide actual data on the beneficiaries of more than 400,000 companies registered in the United Arab Emirates. This is to ensure compliance with international standards as stipulated in the ministerial resolution, according to which companies are required to create a register of the real beneficiary […]

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A bill on fair housing to promote racial and economic integration

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and the Reinvestment Fund published “A Total Effort to Achieve Desegregation and Equal Opportunity: Fair Housing Assessment 2.0.” », An innovative research paper that proposes the use of equitable housing. law to work towards the end of segregation. In the report, the authors Provost and James […]

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Executive framework of the African Economic Integration Initiative finalized: FEDCOC

The executive framework of the African Economic Integration Initiative has been finalized, according to Ibrahim Al-Arabi, president of the Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce (FEDCOC). Al-Arabi added that the first phase will start with the launch of a new website that offers investment opportunities and joint projects. This is part of the optimal exploitation […]

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Economic integration of the Western Balkans – why is it necessary?

For the six economies of the Western Balkans, regional cooperation is proclaimed as a condition of their journey towards European integration. Stability Pact, Regional Cooperation Council, CEFTA, RYCO, Energy Community and Transport Community as well as the Berlin Process from 2014 are some of the initiatives and organizations created to achieve this goal. But, of […]

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President Xi calls for economic integration, opposes new “cold war” and ideological confrontation at Boao Forum

The Boao International Conference Center in Boao, Hainan Province (southern China). (File photo: Xinhua) Chinese President Xi Jinping called for greater global economic integration and warned of a new “cold war” and a new ideological confrontation in “any form” at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) 2021. The four-day annual conference, […]

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Africa must step up economic integration: report

ANKARA Africa must step up productive and infrastructural integration as part of the process of economic recovery from COVID-19, a report suggested. The African Regional Integration Index (ARII), a joint publication of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, the African Development Bank and the African Union Commission, provides up-to-date data on the state of […]

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Definition of economic integration

What is economic integration? Economic integration is an arrangement among nations that typically includes the reduction or elimination of trade barriers and the coordination of monetary and fiscal policies. Economic integration aims to reduce costs for both consumers and producers and to increase trade between the countries covered by the agreement. Economic integration is sometimes […]

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NDS1 positions Zimbabwe for regional economic integration gains

The Chronicle Prosper Ndlovu, business writerThe National Development Strategy (NDS1), the country’s new five-year development roadmap, will play a key role in positioning Zimbabwe for increased gains within the framework of regional economic integration, said the Minister of Finance and Government. Economic Development, Professor Mthuli Ncube. This comes as the government is seriously focusing its […]

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Hong Kong-based MPs and policy advisers to focus on economic integration in two sessions

First batch of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine in Hong Kong and Macau With many Hong Kong-based MPs in the national legislature and members of the highest political advisory body due to attend the next two sessions in Beijing, they bring a plethora of proposals and suggestions focused on improving economic integration between mainland China and Hong […]

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Expansion of CPTPP conducive to regional economic integration

Illustration: Tang Tengfei / GT As one of the world’s leading free trade blocs, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is about to see a new candidate – the UK which has just left the EU. . The accession of more members will strengthen the scope of the agreement, accelerate economic and […]

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The economic integration of the Grande Baie region could be incompatible with “One country, two systems” – Fitch

Differences between separate legal systems, currencies and capital account regimes could make full economic integration within the Great Bay Area (GBA) initiative incompatible with the “One country, two systems” principle. “Said the rating agency Fitch Ratings. “This constitutional foundation will limit the ability of policy makers to harmonize regulations and introduce unhindered movement on factors […]

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Asia-Pacific Signals Strong Commitment to Economic Integration and Cooperation with Signing of RCEP | K&L Gates LLP

After eight years of negotiations, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – covering 15 economies in the Asia-Pacific region, representing 30 percent of the world’s population, 30 percent of global GDP and 34 percent of global investment flows —Was finally signed on November 15, 2020. The RCEP is expected to come into force in 2021. […]

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Signature of RCEP: Asia-Pacific Economic Integration

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 After eight years of negotiations, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – covering 15 economies in the Asia-Pacific region, representing 30 percent of the world’s population, 30 percent of global GDP and 34 percent of global investment flows —Was finally signed on November 15, 2020. The RCEP is expected to come […]