The first significant test of Ireland’s reputation as defender of human rights comes today as the Dáil debates ratification of the EU Free Trade Agreement with Colombia and Peru.
Talks will continue next year as areas of friction — textiles and agriculture — continue to cause disagreement.
Negotiating teams from Peru and Honduras are meeting to draw up a plan on how to finalise their FTA talks, initiated in 2010, by end 2014.
Social organizations defending the interests of health patients have spoken out against the TPP.
The President of Peru, Ollanta Humala Tasso, and his Honduran counterpart, Juan Orlando Hernandez, have agreed to conclude a free trade agreement (FTA) by the end of this year.
India will start negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) with Peru to boost bilateral relations and to expand its trade and investment ties, especially in the defence sector with the Latin American region.
“A new website has been launched today http://tppnocertification.org/ which reveals that the United States claims the right to vet and approve other countries’ laws before it will allow a trade and investment treaty to come into force,” Dr Patricia Ranald, Convenor of the Australian Fair Trade and Investment network, said today.
The governments of Peru and Indonesia have completed a joint feasibility study in order to reach a free trade agreement, announced Tuesday Peru’s Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister Magali Silva.
Canadian company Bear Creek Mining announces that it intends to commence an arbitration proceeding against the government of Peru under the Canada-Peru FTA.
Even as the Indian government is to review its free-trade agreements with several countries in South and South East Asia, including the Asean region, it is set to push for new such pacts with countries in Africa and South America.
Peru’s National Association of Pharmaceutical Laboratories (Alafarpe) has filed a petition in the Peruvian courts to stop generic drugs from being sold based on the terms of US-Peru free trade agreement, according to Inca Kola News
Peru and India are expected to meet in August this year to hammer out a solid framework for staring negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement, the country’s Foreign Trade and Tourism Ministry (Mincetur) has said.
Governments of Peru and Morocco are expected to start negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) in the first quarter of next year, announced Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Salaheddine Mezouar.
The experience of the US-Peru FTA makes clear even improved labor and environmental chapters cannot overcome the NAFTA-style investor protections at the core of the Peru FTA and now TPP.
Peru is looking to sign a free trade agreement with India, it has been reported.
Peruvian Trade and Tourism Minister Magali Silva has announced that, in the second half of this year, Peru and Indonesia will begin negotiations to reach an agreement that favors preferential trade between both countries.
Peru’s Foreign Minister and her Armenian counterpart met in Lima on Monday to discuss the prospect of a free trade agreement between the two countries. Armenia will soon join the Russian-led Customs Union, which aims to become Eurasia’s economic union modeled after the EU by 2015.
Peru and Israel have signed a declaration aimed at increasing agriculture cooperation and optimization of water resources, striving towards a bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Peru’s Agriculture and Irrigation Ministry (Minagri) has reported.
The recent free trade agreement with Thailand is expected to allow Peruvian producers to increase their exports of grapes, canned food, flour and fish, Peru’s Foreign Trade and Tourism Minister announced Monday.
On August 28, a group of members of the Peruvian legislature – the Parlamentario Acción Popular-Frente Amplio – proposed [a motion that asks for greater transparency in the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations.