The meeting between Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, and Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, creates a historical step in the trade partnership between these two countries.
Asia Pacific Services Coalition: Urgent APEC action is needed to arrest the recent increase in services trade restrictions.
On the occasion of the travel of EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström to Australia on 19 June 2018, the European Services Forum (ESF) and the Australian Services Roundtable (ASR) welcome the launch of the EU-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations. […]
“The Australian Services Roundtable welcomes tonight’s Budget announcement of AUD1.8 million in dedicated support for economic and commercial diplomacy and specifically for industry-led initiatives to enhance Australia’s services export performance”, said Chairman of the Board, Jane Drake-Brockman. […]
The Global Services Coalition submits the following comments to the Member States of the European Union (EU) on the EC Proposal on data-flow-provisions-in trade agreements. […]
Australian Services Roundtable (ASR) warmly welcomes the agreement by 11 signatories of the Trans-Pacific Partnership to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement (CPTPP) for Trans-Pacific Partnership. […]
Australian Services Roundtable (ASR) welcomes the announcement by The Attorney-General’s Department, that Australia will join the APEC Cross Border Data Privacy Rules (CBPR) System. […]
One year has passed since APEC Leaders adopted the APEC Services Competitiveness Roadmap and its Implementation Plan. “Services business leaders are encouraged that APEC economies are largely on track to spur trade in services and achieve the Roadmap targets, so that exports and imports of services from APEC as a whole exceed the global average […]
The Global Services Coalition is disappointed that it proved necessary to cancel the Ministerial Meeting that was scheduled for the 5th and 6th of December 2016 with the aim of bringing the TiSA negotiations to a timely close. We recognize and appreciate the tremendous effort that you have made in the negotiations and regret that […]
Australian Services Roundtable (ASR) congratulates Australia’s Trade Minister, the Hon Steven Ciobo on the signing of the Agreement to Amend the 2003 Singapore – Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA). The Agreement to Amend SAFTA formalises the trade outcomes announced on 6 May 2016 by Prime Minister Turnbull and his Singaporean counterpart, Prime Minister Lee Hsien […]