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Website reveals how US could rewrite Australian medicine, media content and data storage laws through Trans-Pacific trade deal (TPP)
“A new website has been launched today 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.
Peru to begin FTA negotiations with Indonesia, India
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.
Bear Creek announces its intent to commence an arbitration against Peru - Santa Ana dispute
Canadian company Bear Creek Mining announces that it intends to commence an arbitration proceeding against the government of Peru under the Canada-Peru FTA.
Govt to push for FTA with Latin American nations
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.
The US / Peru Free Trade Agreement and generic medicines
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, India to kick off FTA talks in August this year
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.
Peru, Morocco to hold FTA talks next year
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.
Peru’s “Bagua massacre” haunts the TPP
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 eyes free trade agreement with India
Peru is looking to sign a free trade agreement with India, it has been reported.
Peru to launch free trade agreement talks with Indonesia this year
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 opens free trade agreement talks with Armenia
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, Israel foster agriculture cooperation, eyeing for FTA
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.
Peru’s FTA with Thailand to increase exports of grapes and fish
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.
Peruvian legislators file motion seeking public debate on the Trans Pacific Partnership
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.
Peru starts talks on FTA with Russia, Turkey, Israel
Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva, said that Peru has started the first talks toward an eventual free trade agreement between Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, India, Indonesia, Turkey and Israel.
EU delegation in Peru to evaluate FTA progress
A delegation of the European Economic and Social Committee will arrive on Monday in Peru in order to evaluate the progress on the implementation of the Multi-Party Trade Agreement between the European Union and the Andean country.
Guatemala asks Peru to reduce sugar tariffs, launch FTA
The Central American nation of Guatemala has not exported sugar to Peru since June of last year due to an increase of tariffs implemented by the Andean country over the past year, El Comercio reported.
FTA with India, Turkey, Israel, Russia to expand Peru’s non-traditional exports
Peru’s Foreign Trade Association (ComexPeru) said Monday that Peru should continue promoting free trade agreements with India, Turkey, Israel, Russia and Arab countries as they boost non-traditional exports.
Le Honduras et le Pérou font un pas vers un traité de libre échange
Le Honduras et le Pérou font un pas vers la signature d’un Traité de libre échange en créant un conseil patronal pour développer les relations commerciales entre les deux pays.
Coup d’etat to trade seen in billionaire toxic lead fight
Most of La Oroya’s children suffer elevated lead levels, according to the Peruvian government. Parents say some have symptoms — consistent with lead poisoning — that include anemia, convulsions, stunted growth, mental retardation.