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A trade deal with the United States risks jeopardising the livelihoods of farmers in Britain, former environment secretary has warned, predicting many "will go out of business".
The EU-Mercosur trade deal comes at a tremendous expense for people and the planet. Dire consequences are looming both on regional and global levels.
Union and consumer groups warn post-Brexit trade policy must hold food imports to same standards as UK.
The economic hegemony exerted by the trade regime — and related financial structures — mirrors and extends old colonial patterns of exploitation and dispossession. Its policies represent our “normal.”
A powerful lobby group representing the United States’ largest chicken producers is working to demand that a post-Brexit trade deal eliminates the UK’s ban on chlorinated chicken imports.
The UK government is preparing to offer increased access to the UK market for US agriculture exports and possibly lower the bar on environmental and health standards.
US farm groups are looking for big wins as US negotiators push the UK to abandon European barriers to agricultural trade in the countries’ first round of trade talks, according to officials aware of the proceedings.
Australia’s free trade agreement with Indonesia as its biggest neighbour will finally kick into gear on July 5.
The implementation of the EU - Vietnam FTA deal also poses many challenges to Vietnamese agricultural products. Besides strict standards from the European Union market, competitive pressure in the domestic market is also a big issue.
The US Trade Representative has announced plans to negotiate a free-trade agreement with Kenya. This would be the first free-trade agreement the US has negotiated with an African nation.
The report urges Brazil to go further in signing more trade agreements, to ensure favorable market access for its farm products.
74 NGOs have written to the EU Commission to demand that genetically modified crops are not pushed onto Europe’s fields and plates as part of a trade deal with the USA.
While the world is busy dealing with the coronavirus health crisis, the European Union and Mexico concluded talks on a new trade pact, provoking strong reactions.
US Soybean Export Council and the American Soybeans Association wants the inclusion of provisions on agricultural biotech in the US-Kenya agreement.
This will allow more efficient use of opportunities granted by the Vietnam-EAEU free trade agreement and increase export of Belarusian milk and dairy products to Vietnam.
FTA partners purchased 55% of total US grains in all forms exports in 2018-19 marketing year.
TEHRAN- The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) has removed tariff rates for the import of 10 Iranian products, according to the head of the Iranian National Union of Agricultural Products.
China was due to release intellectual property action plan 30 working days after phase one trade deal came into force on February 15.
This analysis aims to uncover the many tricks used by the European Commission to impose the Interim Economic Partnership Agreements of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to China discussed some major developments and plans between the two countries, which included joint cooperation to combat locust plague, effect of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement and establishment of a meat cold chain.