Bahrain's textile industry which exports $200 million worth of goods to the US has got a temporary respite with the extension of a key clause under the 10-year-old US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
Garment firm MRS Fashio
China will speed up free trade talks with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, state media said on Tuesday, as Beijing accelerates efforts to sign such agreements.
China and members of the GCC - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar,
American Chamber of Commerce Bahrain (AmCham Bahrain) held a meeting in Manama to discuss ways to fully utilise the US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
The gathering allowed for introductions and a general discussion of ideas f
Business leaders and decision makers from more than 50 nations will meet in Dubai to discuss economic harmonization and integration through free trade and special economic zones.
The third Global Free Trade and Special Economic Zo
China and Switzerland signed a free trade agreement (FTA) - Beijing's first in continental Europe - in a deal that comes against a backdrop of trade tensions between the Asian giant and the European Union (EU).
A total of 574 new companies have registered with the Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) in the second quarter of 2011, reinforcing the growth achieved by the Free Zone this year.
A total of 1068 new companies registered in the Janua
Businessmen have condemned a major US labour organisation's call to suspend a free trade pact with Bahrain following the sacking and detention of union leaders.
The American Federation of Labour and Congress of Industrial Organisations (AF
Jafza, the flagship entity of Economic Zones World, has won the prestigious Dubai Quality Award for excellence in the service sector.
Jafza was one of only 3 companies in the emirates to be awarded this year.
The company’s outstan
Libya's main legislative body has approved a law setting up a free trade zone on the country's Mediterranean coast, Saadi Gaddafi, a son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, told Reuters on Sunday.
The zone will have free movement of
Chile, billed among the most stable and promising economies in Latin America, said it was keen to open new fronts for increased engagement with the Gulf region, following the success of the first ‘Chilean Week’ held recently in Dubai.