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Shivamogga Milk Federation, farmers oppose RECP pact, demands exclusion of milk
Shivamogga Milk Federation along with milk producers staged a protest against the inclusion of milk in the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.
German farmers take to roads in extensive tractor protests
Concerns include the Mercosur trade deal, which is said to “threaten the supply of safe, high-quality and certified food from the region with low-priced imports".
Don’t sign free-trade agreement, Swadeshi Jagran Manch tells Centre
Activists of the Swadeshi Jagran Manch on Friday urged the the central government not to take the proposed free-trade agreement, the RCEP forward.
RCEP: As deadline looms, trade unions call out dangerous clauses
Negotiators representing 16 countries have been tasked with arriving at an agreement on the controversial Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership by October 19 but trade unions say the deal has grave consequences.
AFTINET fears that assurances sought by Labor will not prevent harmful impacts from Indonesia and other trade deals
Organisations representing millions of Australians wrote to Labor MPs last week asking them to implement their policies against harmful proposals including special rights for foreign investors to sue governments for millions over domestic laws.
Experts warn about the dangers of signing RCEP
At a media interaction in New Delhi, experts from civil society organisations enumerated damages that could be caused to various sectors of the Indian economy if India signed the deal.
Stop ISDS and support the Treaty to protect people and the planet
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RCEP: What is at stake for India and its people
Real lives and livelihoods are at stake. That is why people are saying ‘No’ to RCEP!
ISDS lawsuit: When corporation ignores state sovereignty
The book aims to provide an understanding to the public about ISDS mechanism, by providing a clear description of real impact caused by ISDS lawsuit faced by Indonesia.
India and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership: key issues and implications
RCEP militates against several of India’s critical interests. At least two countries from among the participating countries could seriously challenge India’s rural economy since they are seeking to enter the markets for wheat, sugar and dairy products.
SJM to hold nationwide protests from Oct 10-20 against RCEP
The RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagaran Manch on Thursday announced that it would hold a nationwide protest against the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
India-China bilateral summit: Civil society expresses concern over Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
People’s movements note with deep concern the developments with respect to India’s position on the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
Trade deals putting corporates before people and environment
Community groups representing millions say trade deals with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru put corporate rights before people and environment and urge Labor and cross-bench to oppose them.
ISDS victory: RCEP won’t allow corporations to sue governments
After seven years of tireless campaigning in Australia and across the region, the Malaysian Trade Minister announced that foreign investor rights to sue governments (ISDS) has been dropped from the RCEP agreement negotiations.
Don’t trade our lives away in free trade negotiations
To sign the RCEP and start negotiations on a FTA with the US when the Indian economy is on the brink of economic downturn and needs strong domestic policies is a decision that is not in national or public interest.
Civil society organizations call on Commission to ensure transparency in trade talks
European civil society organizations published an open letter to the Trade Commissioner-designate and the President of the European Commission regarding the lack of transparency in the ongoing EU-US trade talks.
RCEP deal to make investors stronger, people weaker, says trade group
The deal will affect access to medicines and seeds by raising the standards of intellectual property rights, claims Forum of Trade Justice.
People’s resistance to RCEP intensifies, amplifying #NotoRCEP call!
As governments scramble to save RCEP, peoples from Southeast Asia have consolidated their strong opposition to this ambitious and unjust trade and investment agreement.
Trade and investment treaties aggravate the climate crisis
The campaign ‘No to trade and investment treaties’ has called on citizens to join the mobilizations planned for next September 27 in the different cities of Spain.
Why race against clock on trade pact ‘shrouded with secrecy’, asks NGO group
A coalition of 61 NGOs has asked the government the reason for racing against the clock in concluding the world’s largest trade pact — the RCEP — with details “shrouded in secrecy”.