The Walloon parliament has voted unanimously in favour of a motion critical of the trade pact agreed between the European Union and the Mercosur countries.
Belgium’s region of Wallonia is trying to block the EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement, just like it previously attempted with CETA, the EU-Canada free trade agreement.
India Prime Minister and his counterpart from Belgium agreed to intensify their efforts on early conclusion of negotiations on the bilateral investment and trade agreement.
Le Parlement de Wallonie a adopté une proposition de résolution amendée relative à la transparence en matière de coopération réglementaire dans le traité de libre-échange entre l’Union européenne et le Canada, le fameux CETA.
About 20 organisations have signed a declaration of support for the activist and called on supporters to assemble outside the Brussels Law Courts before the hearing.
The English High Court has set aside parts of an award concerning claims brought by Griffin against Poland; Poland has reserved the right to argue the compatibility of the BIT with EU law.
The claim alleges that Cascade’s investment’s in a media services company were unlawfully expropriated by the Turkish state in the crackdown that followed the coup attempt of July 2016.
Belgium has requested an opinion from the European Court of Justice on the ’Investment Court System’ included in the EU-Canada trade deal, to determine if the ICS is compatible with the European Treaties
The recent investment arbitral decision against the Philippines in favor of the Belgian corporation should be a wake up call on the dangers posed by free trade and investment agreements.
Orders PH govt to pay Belgian firm P0.8 billion
Named after Namur, the capital of Wallonia, the declaration is signed by three dozen university professors from many countries, including the US and Canada.
The Walloon minister president Paul Magnette announced again that his region is ready to block the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada
La crise du mois d’octobre dernier était peut-être inutile.
The president of Walloon party CDH has repeated that there had been insinuations about negative consequences for the region if it continued to veto the trade treaty with Canada.
After doubt was cast on Europe’s ability to negotiate a free trade deal with Canada, the tides turned as Belgium came to an internal consensus on conditions for signing the EU-Canada deal
Belgian politicians failed to break their deadlock over a planned EU-Canada free trade agreement. The news prompted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to call off plans to fly to Brussels.
Belgium is not able to sign off on a landmark EU-Canada free trade deal after Wallonia and other regional administrations refused to give the federal government the go-ahead
The European Union and Canada will decide on Monday whether to gather for a summit later this week to sign the imperilled CETA trade pact, a European source told AFP.
A close look at the controversial EU-Canada trade deal shows that concerns blocking its ratification are well-founded.
Wallonia’s Minister-President Paul Magnette has dealt a potentially fatal blow to EU trade policy by insisting that he will not support the EU’s landmark trade deal with Canada by a Friday deadline.