Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Richard Yuan, Chairman of Australia China Entrepreneurs Club, discusses RCEP and Global Trade

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

SYDNEY, Jan 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Richard Yuan, chairman of Australia China Entrepreneurs Club, discussed RCEP and its impact on global trade in a recent interview.

Key Points: 
  • SYDNEY, Jan 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Richard Yuan, chairman of Australia China Entrepreneurs Club, discussed RCEP and its impact on global trade in a recent interview.
  • RCEP can connect approximately 30% of the world's population and development and generate substantial income in the right political context.
  • And, it can raise world income by US$209 billion and global trade by US$500 billion annually by 2030 according to Richard Yuan, a Chinese national living and working in Australia who is Chairman of the Australia China Entrepreneurs Club and International Ambassador of the SME Association of Australia.
  • People can estimate that the total losses in the trade war between the US and China are covered, not for China or the United States, by the RCEP and CPTPP together.

WAGN Accelerates Growth by Spearheading Elk River Wealth’s Third Tuck-In Deal in Four Months

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 2:00pm

Wealth Advisor Growth Network (WAGN) is proud to announce that it has successfully helped Elk River Wealth Management close its third tuck-in deal since launching the firm in late March.

Key Points: 
  • Wealth Advisor Growth Network (WAGN) is proud to announce that it has successfully helped Elk River Wealth Management close its third tuck-in deal since launching the firm in late March.
  • The deal accelerates Elk Rivers regional expansion and growth efforts, as David Carroll and Jon Springer collectively managed $230 million in assets under management prior to joining the firm.
  • WAGN spearheaded the launch of Elk River in March, successfully navigating the challenges and uncertainties posed by the global pandemic .
  • Todays announcement with David Carroll and Jon Springer marks the third deal WAGN has spearheaded for Elk River.

Trade agreements: a reading list

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

A reading list of resources on the UK's negotiations for trade agreements with the US, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, and on the approach to join the CPTPP.

Key Points: 
  • A reading list of resources on the UK's negotiations for trade agreements with the US, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, and on the approach to join the CPTPP.
  • The UK Government has started negotiations for trade agreements with the US, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
  • It also intends to pursue accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
  • This reading list brings together a selection of statements from the UK Government and the other parties to these negotiations.

Liz Truss: Launch of trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand show "Britain is back"

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 12:02am

The International Trade Secretary made a statement on the start of post-Brexit trade talks between the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Key Points: 
  • The International Trade Secretary made a statement on the start of post-Brexit trade talks between the UK, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Formal talks tofind afree trade dealbegan today with Australia and New Zealand.
  • Secretary of State for International Trade, Elizabeth Truss ,told the Housethat the negotiations with Australia and New Zealand were "historic".
  • With negotiations underway between Australia and New Zealand, the UK should already have deals with nine of the 11 members of the CPTPP.

Liz Truss: Launch of trade negotiations with Australia and New Zealand show "Britain is back"

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 12:02am

The International Trade Secretary made a statement on the start of post-Brexit trade talks between the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

Key Points: 
  • The International Trade Secretary made a statement on the start of post-Brexit trade talks between the UK, Australia and New Zealand.
  • Formal talks tofind afree trade dealbegan today with Australia and New Zealand.
  • Secretary of State for International Trade, Elizabeth Truss ,told the Housethat the negotiations with Australia and New Zealand were "historic".
  • With negotiations underway between Australia and New Zealand, the UK should already have deals with nine of the 11 members of the CPTPP.

Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada Launches New Product to Measure Canadian Trade Under CPTPP

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 9:30pm

It monitors, analyzes, and forecasts trends and opportunities in Canada's international trade and investment relations with its CPTPP partner countries.

Key Points: 
  • It monitors, analyzes, and forecasts trends and opportunities in Canada's international trade and investment relations with its CPTPP partner countries.
  • Canadian exports to CPTPP countries are highly concentrated with the top three export markets (Japan, Mexico, and Australia) accounting for 82 per cent of Canadas total CPTPP exports.
  • Animal products, machinery, and mineral products are the fastest growing export sectors for Canada within the CPTPP.
  • The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) is a not-for-profit organization focused on Canada's relations with Asia.

Canada Expands Beef Access to Japan, Providing a Boost for Middle Class Farming Families

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 7:54pm

Japan is an important market for Canadian beef, with exports to Japan totalling almost $215 million in 2018.

Key Points: 
  • Japan is an important market for Canadian beef, with exports to Japan totalling almost $215 million in 2018.
  • This success is due in part to Canada's competitive advantage in the region, thanks to a recent trade deal with Asia-Pacific countries.
  • Expanded market access for beef provided by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) creates further opportunities for Canadian beef exports to Japan.
  • "Increasing access to new and existing markets for Canadian products is at the heart of Canada's Trade Diversification Strategy.

Minister Bibeau concludes G20 ministerial meeting and visit to Japan

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 12:51am

At the G20 meeting in Niigata, Minister Bibeau discussed Canada's approach to the three core themes of the forum: innovation, value chains and sustainability.

Key Points: 
  • At the G20 meeting in Niigata, Minister Bibeau discussed Canada's approach to the three core themes of the forum: innovation, value chains and sustainability.
  • Canada introduced this concept at last year's G20 meeting and it was endorsed again by Ministers in their declaration.
  • The Living Labs approach was also recognized by G20 Agricultural Chief Scientists as an important mechanism for scaling up climate smart technologies.
  • The CPTPP entered into force for the first six ratified members (Mexico, Japan, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada and Australia) on December 30, 2018.

MXP proposes six breakthrough solutions for Vietnam's private sector development

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 12:30pm

has proposed six strategic solutions to Vietnam's Government to strengthen Vietnam's private enterprises, particularly in the apparel sector, in accordance with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP),which took effect in the beginning of this year.

Key Points: 
  • has proposed six strategic solutions to Vietnam's Government to strengthen Vietnam's private enterprises, particularly in the apparel sector, in accordance with the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP),which took effect in the beginning of this year.
  • These proposals were made at the Vietnam Private Sector Forum 2019.
  • One of the leading textile and apparel manufacturing and exporting companies in Vietnam, MXP, produced more than10 million items in 2018.
  • MXP represented the voice of the private sector to discuss and design solutions with the Economic Ministries and industry experts to promote the strong export industry of Vietnamese enterprises amidst the opportunities stem from the CPTPP.

Prime Minister of Canada announces closer collaboration with Japan

Sunday, April 28, 2019 - 6:04pm

OTTAWA, April 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, met with the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, to set the foundation for an even closer Canada-Japan relationship.

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, April 28, 2019 /CNW/ - The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, met with the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, to set the foundation for an even closer Canada-Japan relationship.
  • Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Abe also discussed the threat to peace and security posed by North Korea's weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs.
  • Finally, Prime Minister Trudeau and Prime Minister Abe discussed the upcoming G20 Summit in Osaka, and emphasized that G20 countries need to work closely together to address the world's most pressing challenges.
  • Canada and Japan are partners in the CPTPP, a free trade agreement between Canada and 10 other countries in the Asia-Pacific region.