Negotiations

Thousands of industrial jobs for the chop if Ghana signs EPA

27-Jul-2016Pulse.com.gh The agreement enjoins member states to open up 70 percent of their markets to European goods over a period, prompting fears nascent companies may collapse since most European goods are of high quality and a lot cheaper than local goods.

ECOWAS, EPAs, EU, Ghana


Key issues

India has lost international arbitration case, says Devas

27-Jul-2016 The TImes of IndiaIndia has lost its arbitration case in an international tribunal against the Bengaluru-based Devas Multimedia Private Ltd. for cancelling the space/satellite contract with the government-owned Antrix Corporation.

India, investor-state disputes | ISDS

Texts of agreements

25-Jul-2016  | RCEP services chapter: proposal for a ratchet 1 page proposal by Australia, Korea & New Zealand as of 4 August 2015.
25-Jul-2016  | RCEP services chapter: Australian proposal re scheduling value added elements This 1 page submission is dated 31 July 2015.
25-Jul-2016  | RCEP services chapter: Australian & Japanese transparency proposal This 1 page submission is dated 5 August 2015.
25-Jul-2016  | RCEP services chapter: summary of 9th round of negotiations Minutes of services chapter negotiations at the 9th RCEP negotiating round (August 2015)

Comments

15-Jul-2016  Abe seeks TPP approval in autumn
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7-Jul-2016  TPP heightens urgency for national drug coverage in Canada
Jennifer Jones: This is well intentioned - but so terribly naive and inaccurate Nothing in the TPP can increase drug prices; the maximum price of a drug is
28-Jun-2016  Argentina. CIADI y TPP: dos siglas para una misma política
Luciana: Compañeros/as, creo que es una nota fundamental la que publican aquí, La política de los tratados de libre comercio sí aparece como una cuestión del