The oil-rich kingdom of Brunei is expected to ratify a major new trade deal spanning the Pacific Rim in the second half of 2019, Bloomberg Law has learned.
Brunei plans to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership by year’s end, said Alexander Feldman, president of the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council. ASEAN is the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, of which Brunei is a member.
Feldman spoke with Bloomberg Law on the heels of a business mission to the...
(Bandar Seri Begawan) The US-ASEAN Business Council concluded its 2019 Business Mission to Brunei Darussalam on January 30, with leading U.S. companies from a cross section of sectors to engage the Government of Brunei on trade and investment opportunities, in support of Brunei’s diversification efforts. The two-day mission aimed to further develop longstanding commercial ties between the U.S. and Brunei and focused on identifying opportunities with Brunei’s new cabinet, to bolster the U.S.-Brunei economic relationship and supporting the Government of Brunei’s efforts to implement key reforms in order to help promote Brunei as a destination for high-value trade and investment.
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ICT Update | January 28, 2019
Authors: Ella Duangkaew, Alson Soh NOTES FROM THE ICT COMMITTEE Q1 2019 CALL
On January 24, the ICT Committee held its first Committee Call for 2019. The call focused on: