▲ Up
 
04:33 07-05-2016
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanMongoliaWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Japan, Australia to reach free trade agreement

Bishkek (AKIpress) - Austr+Japan Japan and Australia are likely to reach their free trade agreement (FTA) during a summit between the two nations' prime ministers, namely Shinzo Abe and Tony Abbott, Xinhua reported.

“I am confident that a long-awaited free trade economic partnership agreement between Japan and Australia will shortly be finalized,” said visiting Abbott in a speech during a luncheon hosted by Japanese business leaders on Monday.

Japan has decided to lower its tariffs on beef exported by Australia by up to half, while Australia has basically agree to drop its 5-percent tariff on Japanese automobiles.

The two sides aim to reach an FTA accord this summer and to make it enter into force by the end of 2015. If the accord is reached, Australia will be the first major farm-exporting nation to conclude an FTA with Japan.


Twitterfacebookprint
15:10 07.04.2014
LATEST NEWS
17:26 Nazarbayev's press secretary appointed Minister of Information and Communications of Kazakhstan17:19 Heavy vehicles damage roads in Tajikistan — Transport Minister17:19 Asylzhan Mamytbekov resigns as Kazakh Minister of Agriculture16:47 Kazakhstan has not yet responded to Kyrgyzstan over Altyn Orda market demanding entrance fees for each kg of potatoes from Kyrgyz farmers - Ministry16:46 Tajikistan, International Monetary Fund review cooperation16:46 Former Vice PM for Defense becomes PM's advisor16:44 Kyrgyzstan preparing to mark Victory Day16:42 Mufti of Kyrgyzstan, Head of Islamic Association of China discuss joint projects16:29 Kyrgyzstan disagrees with Kazakhstan's position on potato export ban16:21 Osh – Sarytash – Irkeshtam road cleaned of rocks and mud after landslide16:16 UNFPA marks International Day of Midwives in Tashkent16:13 Kyrgyzstan to analyze information on export of infested potato to Kazakhstan15:55 New Minister of National Economy of Kazakhstan named15:52 There are two scenarios for Kumtor gold miner raid ending – MP15:50 Uzbekistan hasn't still decided whether to head TRACECA in upcoming period15:26 Over 25% of Tajikistan's territory considered to be promising areas for hydrocarbon production15:19 State Drug Control Service's hot line added into emergency services15:14 Kazakhstan, China's Xinjiang sign $2 bln in deals15:13 China's State Administration for Religious Affairs to support close ties between Muslims of Kyrgyzstan, China15:02 Kyrgyz sweets presented in Tokyo
Astana
+19° C
Ashgabat
+29° C
Bishkek
+20° C
Dushanbe
+26° C
Tashkent
+32° C
Ulaanbaatar
+8° C
exchange rates
 
78.21
68.26
10.55
1.06
383.92
335.71
51.61
5.09
6.85
6.26
1.01
0.12
3286.53
2888.39
446.81
42.81
4.02
3.50
0.54
0.05

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2016. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75