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Reviving trade across the Wagah border

February 22, 2022 ISLAMABAD — THAT Razzak Dawood, Pakistan’s top trade official, who supports the resumption of trade with India, backs speculation that the two neighbors may be engaged in behind-the-scenes talks to improve bilateral relations. He is of the view that the two countries should revive trade relations, which ended following India’s annulment of […]

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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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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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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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Economic integration helps boost trade and investment in Africa | Work in development

The collapse of virtual borders is one of the most remarkable things that has happened in our lifetime. In the world of cyberspace, time and distance have become almost secondary considerations when it comes to doing business. Services ranging from software development to accounting can be provided worldwide in the blink of an eye. Future […]