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Stop the Energy Charter Treaty

This obscure treaty from the 1990s grants sweeping rights and protections to big energy investors – mainly fossil fuel companies.

The rise and demise of NAFTA Chapter 11

The removal of investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) from the renegotiated NAFTA was a critical victory but Canada, the US and Mexico continue to be enmeshed in an extensive web of bilateral and regional accords containing ISDS.
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Human rights have no place in Swiss-Chinese trade deal

The EU and US are currently distancing themselves from China — unlike Switzerland as the country sticks to its free trade agreement with the world’s second-largest economy despite mounting domestic criticism.

Botswana launches revised AGOA strategy

The revised African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) National Response Strategy for Botswana remains one of the mechanisms towards economic diversification and SME sustainable development

Local firms not ready for AfCFTA

Business Botswana (BB) is concerned that the benefits of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, will not be fully exploited by local businesses.
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