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US-SACU trade deal: what’s in it for us? | 7-October-2004
In bilateral talks characterised by unequal power relations, the rich will force their will on the poor and the "development" element of trade deals will be diluted to the point of being meaningless. This is especially so when dealing with a country like the US that believes more trade, on its own, equals more development.
US-SACU trade talks grind to a halt | 7-October-2004
Free trade talks between the five members of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) and the largest economy in the world have reached a dead end.
FTA could exacerbate Philippine nurse drain | 7-October-2004
As the Philippines strives to get Japan to allow in Filipino health-care workers under a free-trade agreement now under negotiation, the country itself could be moving rapidly toward a crisis in which patients suffer as health-care professionals move abroad.
Bilateral trade talks falter after enthusiastic starts | 6-October-2004
Bangladesh is yet to make any clear headway in its bilateral talks in free trade agreements with India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka as well as trade and investment framework agreement with the United States.
Honduras: Miles de firmas contra el TLC | 5-October-2004
El pasado 28 de septiembre en Tegucigalpa, Honduras, el Bloque Popular-Coordinadora Nacional de Resistencia Popular entregó al Congreso de ese país 18 mil cartas exigiendo el rechazo del Parlamento hondureño a la ratificación del Tratado de Libre Comercio con
US envoy stresses need for FTA with Korea | 5-October-2004
U.S. Ambassador to Korea Christopher R. Hill called for the quick conclusion of a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) and the abolishment of the screen quota system during the General Membership Meeting with American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Tuesday at Shilla Hotel in central Seoul.
Crece el repudio a las negociaciones del TLC | 5-October-2004
Casi en forma simultánea, en Puerto Rico, Colombia, Ecuador y Bolivia se han producido movilizaciones contundentes de repudio al TLC andino.
Watch out beyond the WTO: The EU’s aggressive multi-level trade agenda | 5-October-2004
Is it really just the US which pushes its economic interests in fora outside the WTO? No! The European Commission as the power centre of EU trade policy is pursuing its own neo-liberal liberalisation and deregulation scheme multilaterally within the WTO and at the same time in regional and bilateral processes!
Trade agreement between Qatar and the USA within one year | 5-October-2004
Members of the US congress expect that a free trade agreement will be signed between the USA and Qatar within one year. Qatar will provide the USA liquid natural gas and will attract direct American investments. However, Washington will set several preconditions before opening the door.
Strange article lurking at back of FTA could bring nasty surprise | 4-October-2004
HIDDEN at the back of the 1000 page Australia-US Free Trade
EU and US business to profit from the crisis? | 14-June-2013
Court ruling fails to stop business lobbies’ privileged access in EU-India trade talks | 13-June-2013
How popular resistance can defeat corporate power | 3-June-2013
LA social movements map solidarity with ALBA alliance | 27-May-2013
Unfair, unsustainable, and under the radar | 26-May-2013
Perú: ¡por un límite NO negociable de nuestros derechos! | 20-May-2013
Plantón contra el TPP | 20-May-2013
In whose interest is EU-India FTA being negotiated? | 16-May-2013
Colombia: Paro nacional de productores | 13-May-2013
Japanese movement against TPP growing | 10-May-2013
Traders protest against govt policies on FDI, FTA | 6-May-2013
Carta abierta al presidente Correa: No al TLC con la UE | 30-April-2013