Trade agreements can be as powerful as military force for achieving a country’s strategic objectives.
UK-Japan trade deal contains very limited improvements relative to the trade deal the UK enjoyed with Japan through its EU membership - the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), which entered into force in February 2019.
The Hungarian government has assured the Philippines of support to continue negotiations for a free trade deal between the Philippines and the European Union (EU).
Taiwan’s de facto ambassador to the United States Hsiao Bi-khim urged the US to initiate bilateral trade talks.
Sensitive topics including agriculture are likely to start to come into greater focus in the next round of free trade agreement negotiations between the United Kingdom and Australia.
The problem with the ISDS is not the format of the dispute settlement. The problem is that it is designed to give corporations power to go after government policies.
UK civil society groups respond to Liz Truss’s statement on UK-Australia trade deal negotiations.
International agreements must have the protection of people and nature at their core, not as a ‘nice-to-have’ – this deal doesn’t measure up and must be scrapped.
So-called “trade agreements” such as the US-Kenya trade deal have nothing to do with trade. But rather they impose new limits on government regulatory authority.
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A complex set of international legal measures protecting the fossil fuel industry risks significantly increasing the cost of moving to green energy and tackling climate change, a new report reveals.