People’s summit against FTAs and RCEP in Hyderabad, India on 22-26 July 2017.


Click here for the complete list of actions and meetings. Also now as PDF handout.

Negotiations

FTAs loaded against Third World, says researcher

23-Jul-2017 The Andhra Pradesh government will have to pay up $ 44.71 million in damages if it loses the case in the International Court of Arbitration (ICA) for cancellation of an agreement with UAE-based company Ras Al-Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA).


Key issues

Minera de Luksic y Barrick pedirían US$ 11.500 mills. a Pakistán por fallido proyecto

18-Jul-2017 Portal MineroLa compañía recurrió en 2011 al Ciadi, luego que el gobierno del país islámico negara la licencia de la iniciativa, lo que acusan fue de manera ilegal.

Texts of agreements

21-Jul-2017  | EU-Mexico FTA - EU text proposals (July 2017) All texts as available as of 18 July 2017
14-Jul-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft chapters (July 2017) 19 draft chapters, as released by the European Commission
28-Jun-2017  | EU-Japan - mandate (Jul 2012) As leaked by Greenpeace (in German)
28-Jun-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft chapters (Jan 2016 - Jan 2017) 14 draft chapters, as leaked by Greenpeace

Comments

22-Jul-2017  Opinion on the establishment of an investment tribunal in TTIP
Emmett Northey: Thanks for finally writing avout > :: Across the board : : like this one</a>
11-Jul-2017  Philip Morris: Tobacco giant ordered to compensate Australia
Craig Welch: The words "When that bid failed" suggest that the ISDS case was not launched until the High Court decision was handed down. In fact, the ISDS
4-Jul-2017  Pakistan rejects proposal to ink 2nd free trade agreement with China
Zamir Awan: In the 1 st FTA in 2006, it was almost unilateral, all concessions were for China. Pakistan suffered a huge imbalance of trade as a result. We