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UK: Nurses warn over EU-US trade deal | 21-October-2014

Uncertainty over the impact of the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership is a "growing source of anxiety" among health workers, nurses’ leaders have warned.


EU to exempt JR companies from world trade rules | 21-October-2014

The European Union has agreed to omit three of Japan’s biggest rail companies from a trade agreement at the WTO in the hope that it will open up the Japanese market to European suppliers under a possible bilateral FTA.


Peruvian patients reject TPP claiming it will affect their access to medication | 21-October-2014

Social organizations defending the interests of health patients have spoken out against the TPP.


Le libre-échange avec l’UE sera nuisible aux exploitations agricoles ouest-africaines, selon le CNCR | 21-October-2014

L’accord de partenariat économique, que préparent l’Afrique de l’Ouest et l’Union européenne, va nuire aux agricultures familiales ouest-africaines, a prévenu, lundi à Dakar, le Conseil national de concertation et de coopération des ruraux, une organisation paysanne sénégalaise.


China to repeal coal tariff after FTA | 21-October-2014

China has promised to repeal the newly introduced tariff on Australia coal imports once a free trade agreement between the two countries is finalised.


Trans-Pacific Partnership piles up challenges for democracy | 21-October-2014

The US is again driving the TPP agenda on behalf of its major export industries, but the TPP proposals are more extreme than the Australia-US FTA, writes Pat Ranald.


El Hadj Abdou Sakho : ’’L’entrée en vigueur du TEC de la CEDEAO sera brusque et brutale’’ | 20-October-2014

L’ancien commissaire en charge des politiques économiques et de la fiscalité intérieure de l’UEMOA juge "brusque et brutale", l’entrée en vigueur, en janvier 2015, du Tarif extérieur commun de la Communauté économique des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest.


Kenya: Why we got a raw deal in EPA | 20-October-2014

The issues that had remained in contention until last week are critical for Kenya and EAC’s future development, but we capitulated.


Guatemala, India begin free trade agreement talks | 20-October-2014

Officials from Guatemala and India on October 15, 2014, formally agreed to begin negotiations towards a free trade agreement (FTA).


Foreign investment concerns loom large as Federal Trade Minister Andrew Robb talks up China Free Trade Agreement | 20-October-2014

Trade Minister Robb went to talk about the looming China-Australia FTA with dairy farmers, but they wanted to talk about China buying Australian farmland and taking over their farms instead.


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Key issues
  • Australia shouldn’t sacrifice food safety standards for free trade | 23-October-2014
  • Stronger plant variety protection may threaten the right to food | 22-October-2014
  • Big Tobacco puts Uruguay on trial | 22-October-2014
  • Intellectual property protection is hurting Ebola victims | 21-October-2014
  • Indonesia challenges Australian cigarette packaging laws | 16-October-2014
  • The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: A brief history of an agenda for corporate plunder | 15-October-2014
  • recent multimedia

    Drafts and done deals
  • EU-Singapore FTA - draft investment chapter (Oct 2014) | 17-October-2014
  • TPP: draft IP chapter (May 2014) | 16-October-2014
  • EU-US FTA (TTIP) - EU negotiating mandate (2013) | 9-October-2014
  • EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft EU chemicals offer (Sep 2014) | 2-October-2014
  • AÉCG UE-Canada (texte consolidé, sep 2014) | 30-September-2014
  • EU-Canada FTA (consolidated text, Sep 2014) | 26-September-2014
  • Links
  • Stop TPP Action | 26-October-2014
  • RQIC | 22-September-2014
  • Stop TTIP-CETA-TiSA Day of Action 11Oct | 11-September-2014
  • TTIP-info-verkosto | 28-August-2014
  • TTIP-unfairhandelbar | 28-August-2014
  • TTIP Stoppen | 28-August-2014

  • Comments
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 26-October-2014
    Frankie Vandellous: Please do what Canada, Australia, the US, and other nations have failed to do, and stop this monster in its tracks!
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 26-October-2014
    Sean Higgins: I think that it is unjust and illegal that an American Multinational corporation can think that a tradition that has been carried out by generations of Guatemalans for years can suddenly become the "property" of companies like Monsanto! Th ...
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 25-October-2014
    Alex : The biggest problem with ge seeds and the above mentioned re-seeding is that ge or gm plants produce infertile seeds so collecting seeds wont work as they will not germinate ,thereby allowing more seed to be purchased EACH CROP that needs to be plan ...
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 25-October-2014
    david schlosser: Do NOT let big American Agro-business bully you. Save your seeds and do as you have done for centuries. You are smarter than the Americans and every other nation that buys into the hype and grandness of Monsanto. Guatemala; show the world you will n ...
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 25-October-2014
    Toni: Good for you for standing up to Corporate Greed. Keep your people safe from the ooison they are trying to feed you. 1/2 of my family in the US has gotten cancer, all different kinds, all parts of the country. Don't let them bring it to you. It& ...
    TTIP Day One | 25-October-2014
    Spielburg: Brilliant video, if these types of deals are for the benefit of society, why must they be done in the dark? Do they think all people are stupid sheeple and must be treated as sheep? These big corporations are too big and too controlling. This needs ...
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" re: growing unauthorised seed | 25-October-2014
    M.G.: Countersue ! YES! They, (monsanto) just jumped your fence, and PLANTED THEIR SEEDS ON YOUR LAND! That is called TRESPASSING! You did not invite them, and they just did major harm by poisoning YOUR LAND. FRIKKING DO SOMETHING!!!!
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 25-October-2014
    Tom J. Deiters: I like to point out that it is the indigenous people of Mexico and Central American (predominantly called: The Maya) who more then 3000 years ago were able to hybridize two indigenous grasses into what is now called Maize (corn). It is a horrendous ...

    TTIP Day One | 16-Oct-2014

    TTIP Jour Un | 16-Oct-2014

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