Beyond ISDS, another potential trade policy issue lurks in the background and which has not yet captured the attention of the health policy community: rules of origin in trade agreements.
The tobacco industry has a long history of using international trade deals to force their products into new markets.
African Continental Free Trade Area expected to pave way for Turkish businesses in to grow on continent
The Agricultural Leaders of Michigan voiced concern after the three countries announced the agreement eight months ago, but they’ve yet to ratify it. The group is made up of a coalition of agricultural, commodity and agribusiness leaders.
The trilateral trade agreement is currently lacking the requisite amount of support from Democrats for it to be put to a vote in the US Congress.
Mining representative has highlighted the importance of an ongoing trade relationship with China, saying Australia missed an "opportunity" by not signing up to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) earlier.
Hydro-Québec is a Canadian company producing and distributing electricity and one of the largest energy producers in the world.
Indonesia’s government said will encourage the country’s palm oil companies to file lawsuits against the EU if the bloc goes ahead with a plan to phase out use of the commodity in renewable transport fuel.
This agreement opens an annual opportunity for US wheat farmers to compete on a level playing field for 750,000 metric tons (about 28 million bushels) of wheat under the tariff rate quota.
The US government was launching the first dispute with South Korea under the free trade pact between the two countries over how Korea’s competition regulator treats American firms.
Internal documents from the European Commission reveal that corporate lobbyists have privileged access to the EU trade officials, allowing them to influence the course of the negotiations EU-Indonesia.
Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade.
IA-CEPA will help ensure that Australia, and its horticulture producers, will be able to benefit from the country’s expected economic growth.
New Zealand sold nearly $8.6b worth of goods and services to the United States in 2018, only half what was sold to China. Which sectors are doing the most business with China?
Malaysian palm oil producers urge the government to reject the revival talks of free trade agreement with the European Union (EU) in view of its move to boycott palm biodiesel.
Former Japanese minister Yamada joined forces with 150 lawyers that have challenged as unconstitutional both the TPP agreement and the government’s decision to abolish the seed protection law.
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US drug manufacturers want Japan to provide 12 years of data protection for biologic medicine in upcoming trade talks. That would be four more years than Japan currently provides.
US businesses are seeking a comprehensive trade deal with Japan that also includes services and investments even as Tokyo tries to limit the scope of upcoming bilateral talks to goods only.