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Is Southeast Asia winning the US-China trade war? not so fast
If the U.S.-China trade war continues or worsens ASEAN countries will also experience a bumpy ride.
US Democrats concerned about USMCA enforcement, Pelosi tells Canada’s Trudeau
Democrats’ key concerns are labor standards, prescription drug prices, environmental protections and concrete enforcement mechanisms.
Here’s how we need to protect our NHS from any future US/UK trade deal
Boris Johnson is promising new legislation to ’help the NHS’. But the danger is it will just gift wrap it for US corporations. Campaigners are uniting to say #HandsOffOurNHS and to call on MPs to really protect it.
World Bank tribunal lowers ConocoPhillips award for Venezuela expropriation -document
A World Bank arbitration panel lowered an initial $8.7 billion award to US oil company ConocoPhillips as compensation for Venezuela’s 2007 expropriation of its assets to $8.5 billion.
Trading away protection
Emerging threats from the EU-US trade talks on confomity assessments and regulatory cooperation.
Trump-backed US-British free-trade deal faces hurdles
Resistance rises on both sides of the Atlantic to a pact, and no deal can be made if the UK remains in the EU customs zone.
Trump sees possible US-EU trade deal that would avert car tariffs
Trade talks between the United States and Europe have moved slowly, given disagreements over whether to include agricultural products in a deal.
Trump-Abe trade deal helps US farmers, staves off auto tariffs
The US and Japan agreed in principle on a trade deal that would slash Tokyo’s tariffs on American beef, pork and other agricultural products, while delaying for now the threat of additional levies on Japanese auto exports to the US.
Trade agreement between Brazil and United States will not include free-trade
Officials participating in the negotiations say the deal not only involves taxes, but also non-tariff and investment issues.
Post-Brexit US trade deal: Chlorinated chicken could be the tip of the iceberg, warns UK union
Chlorinated chicken, as part of a post-Brexit free trade deal with the US, is “the thin end of the wedge” that could impact public health and threaten thousands of jobs in the UK food processing industry.
US and Japan near free trade deal as high-level talks get underway in DC
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegu in Washington for two days of discussions on a proposed bilateral free trade deal.
India’s time to trade freely: A ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ is on its way, but is India ready?
Though RCEP aims to enhance economic cooperation between India and China — and in turn benefit consumers — there are ample chances of negative impact on India domestic industry through the removal of tariff and non-tariff barriers
US businesses urge Thailand to join CPTPP
The US-Asean Business Council is is calling for the Thai government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Enhanced market access to US just pie in the sky
Enhanced access for products of Pakistan’s export interest, particularly textile and clothing, to the United States market has been a long-standing demand of both the government and private sector.
European beef farmers struggle amid new US-EU beef trade deal
Yielding to aggressive US policy, the European Union signed a deal with the United States which allows US farmers to sell more beef to Europe and will lead to a meat surplus in the European market.
UK ’first in line’ for US trade deal, says John Bolton
Mr Bolton claimed deals could be done on a "sector-by-sector" basis, with an agreement on manufacturing made first.
US-China trade war accelerates formation of RCEP trade bloc
The escalation of the trade war between China and the US might help push forward negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement.
The Japan-US ‘mini-deal’ has big implications
As the US and Japan intensify trade negotiations, the push for a quick “mini-deal” on agriculture and autos will have far-reaching impact.
Capitol Hill could imperil any new US-UK trade deal
What might become the biggest obstacle of all has to do with Ireland, not with Britain per se.
A Trump-Bolsonaro free-trade agreement is an apocalyptically bad idea
A possible free trade agreement between the United States and Brazil will have considerable environmental, climate and human rights risks.