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The US drops ISDS

The US government used to be the chief proponent of strong investor protection clauses in international trade deals. No longer. What happened?

China’s raw materials strategy

The BRI builds China’s commercial ties abroad by financing, constructing, and developing major transport, energy, technology, and other infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.
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From the movements

“A la carte” justice for transnational corporations?

At a time when 3,400 trade and investment agreements protect the interests of transnational corporations, there is no international treaty requiring them to uphold human rights and environmental protection.

Beyond repair? The Energy Charter Treaty

An obscure investment agreement, the Energy Charter Treaty, threatens to undermine bold climate action to transform Europe’s energy system.
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