As the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership moves towards a pan-regional economic agreement, a think tank pushes it to copy the TPP approach to rules of origin as time runs short before the trade bloc goes live.
The recently ratified Trade Facilitation Agreement is intended to reduce the cost of trade 14.3% globally by improving customs procedures. It could inadvertently help cut painful compliance burdens, also.
As Donald Trump looks to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the remaining nations have three options available to them to salvage the situation. Either way, access to trade finance will continue to suffer.
Knock-on effects of US president's "war" on financial regulation could see Europe pull away from implementing banking regulations. For Asia-based treasurers, that could mean easier access to trade finance and simpler ...