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Free trade’s tarnished silver anniversary | 31-December-2013
On the 25th anniversary of the Canada-US Free Trade Agreement, big corporations have gained at the expense of the public good.
NAFTA’s 20 years of unfulfilled promises | 31-December-2013
Twenty years after it took effect, NAFTA has failed the vast majority of Mexicans
Les peuples amérindiens mettent en garde sur la destruction de la Terre-Mère | 31-December-2013
Lors du « 5e Sommet continental », qui s’est tenu récemment dans le département du Cauca en Colombie, 4 000 représentants indigènes du continent américain ont exigé un arrêt des signatures de Traités Bilatéraux d’Investissement et d’Accords de Libre Échange qui créent des politiques d’expropriation de ressources naturelles et des règles permettant le pillage des biens et des cultures des peuples.
Envoy calls for free trade pact between Taiwan and Malaysia | 31-December-2013
The Republic of China representative to Malaysia called on the Malaysian government to consider signing an economic cooperation agreement with Taiwan.
Mauritius keen to sign free trade accord | 28-December-2013
Mauritius is keen to develop economic relations with Pakistan and enter into a free-trade agreement (FTA) to tap the bilateral trade potential, Mauritius Deputy Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Rashid Beebeejaun said on Saturday.
LPG firm’s investor seeks compensation | 28-December-2013
A shareholder from the United Kingdom of the company Progas Pakistan has initiated international arbitration proceedings of $573 million against Pakistan for alleged expropriation of its LPG infrastructure in Karachi and the government has decided to vigorously contest the case.
Indigenous groups win right to seize Chevron’s Canadian sssets over $18 billion in Amazon pollution | 28-December-2013
A court in Canada has ruled Ecuadorean farmers and fishermen can try to seize the assets of oil giant Chevron based on a 2011 decision in an Ecuadorean court found it liable for nearly three decades of soil and water pollution near oil wells, and said it had ruined the health and livelihoods of people living in nearby areas of the Amazon rainforest.
EU-Mercosur talking across each other over trade agreement | 27-December-2013
After 31 months of talks, 2013 was supposed to mark the time when the European Union and the Mercosur bloc were going to present their respective offers for a free trade deal all sides claim to want. Yet 2013 will end as it began —without any concrete progress.
‘Havoc for palm oil sector’ | 27-December-2013
Palm oil refiners, some of which are owned by the country’s largest conglomerates, may face a bleak future if Malaysia accedes to demand under free trade pacts to dismantle the crude palm oil (CPO) tax.
PH-EU free trade agreement may start talks in first quarter of 2014 - trade official Cristobal | 27-December-2013
The initial stages of negotiations for the Philippines-European Free Trade Agreement may start first quarter of 2014, Trade undersecretary Adrian Cristobal Jr. said.
El TTIP y las sustancias químicas | 27-December-2013
La legislación de EE UU sobre sustancias químicas es mucho más permisiva y favorable a las empresas que la normativa europea. En estas condiciones, cualquier ajuste entre ambas legislaciones para favorecer un comercio sin trabas, como se pretende, solo supondrá una rebaja de la regulación europea y una mayor desprotección de la ciudadanía europea ante estas sustancias tóxicas.
Open letter of civil society against investor privileges in TTIP | 27-December-2013
Over 100 civil society groups and social movements from Europe and the USA have signed on an open letter that was sent to the chief negotiators of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to voice one joint demand: to exclude any Investor-state Dispute Settlement mechanism from the TTIP
A TTIP Christmas wish | 27-December-2013
The European authorities want industry to come up with a counter-narrative to civil society in what would appear to be fear of an ACTA protest Mk2. This was revealed in a cosy Brussels soirée held at the American Chamber of Commerce to discuss the intellectual property content of the EU-US trade agreement known as TTIP.
India to reassess FTAs to protect domestic industry: Commerce Minister | 27-December-2013
India will look into the provisions of all the Free Trade Agreements with other countries so as to protect the interest of the domestic industry, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry E M S Natchiappan said.
Un Acuerdo Transatlántico (y corporativo) | 24-December-2013
La Asociación Transatlántica de Comercio e Inversiones (TTIP) es un intento de recuperar la hegemonía occidental en el mundo, liberalizando aún más la economía y el comercio. Pero esta nueva huida hacia delante plantea numerosas y graves amenazas para la población, la democracia y el medio ambiente.
Perú espera firmar nuevos TLC en 2014 | 24-December-2013
El Gobierno de Perú espera negociar durante 2014 cinco nuevos tratados de libre comercio (TLC) con la India, Turquía, Indonesia, Rusia y El Salvador, informó el viernes recién pasado la ministra de Comercio Exterior y Turismo, Magalí Silva.
Rybak says EU-Ukraine Association Agreement can be signed without FTA | 24-December-2013
Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Rybak has said he does not rule out the possibility of signing an Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU without the creation of a free trade area (FTA).
CIS FTA effective for Kyrgyzstan from 12 January 2014 | 24-December-2013
The CIS Free Trade Agreement will come into effect for Kyrgyzstan on 12 January 2014, BelTA learnt from the legal department of the CIS Executive Committee.
TPP: Getting US snout in Vietnam trough | 21-December-2013
American swine could make their way to the Vietnamese dining table via Chinese slaughterhouses, thanks to the TPP
México: En pro de productores nacionales no aperturar más el mercado textil | 20-December-2013
El Gobierno no aceptó sumarse al plan de la TPP de crear una lista de 187 productos sobre los cuales se podía acumular origen en la producción de textiles
International forum on the present and future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement | 20-Nov-2014
‘TTIP would destroy small businesses’ | 20-Nov-2014
Fight secret copyright deals: A global TPP teach-in | 20-Nov-2014
CAP calls on govt to withdraw from TPPA negotiation | 19-Nov-2014
Trade deals criminalise farmers’ seeds | 18-Nov-2014
TPP deal not about trade, should be stopped | 17-Nov-2014
What is the TPPA and what does it mean for NZ? | 12-Nov-2014
TPP trade talks must stop | 12-Nov-2014
(mis)Communicating TTIP | 11-Nov-2014
800,000 sign petition against TTIP | 9-Nov-2014
Thousands rally against trade agreement | 9-Nov-2014
NZers rally against free trade deal | 7-Nov-2014