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Why is Malaysia still committed to the CPTPP fraud?
It is now abundantly clear that the CPTPP has not only proved irrelevant in the face trade protectionism but would actually strengthen IPRs, raising the costs of Covid-19 tests, treatments and vaccines.
PNG-Aust sign strategic economic partnership
The governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia signed the Papua New Guinea-Australia comprehensive strategic and economic partnership (CSEP).
UK and Japan push to wrap up post-Brexit trade agreement
The Japanese Foreign Minister is set to start two days of post-Brexit trade negotiations in the UK, to round up a new bilateral trade agreement.
Cambodia-India trade on the rise
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and India are on a significant rise while the two countries are moving forward to the free trade agreement (FTA) talks which will contribute to further boosting the two-way trade.
What’s the deal with Cambodia and China’s FTA?
The idea of signing the FTA amid a pandemic is somewhat disconcerting as it could restrict the regulatory and policy space which is presently requiring unprecedented measures to deal with the impact.
Video: India-US free trade agreement and its impact on small-scale food producers in India
In the following videos, the possible impacts of this proposed agreement on India’s small-scale food producers are discussed.
US glass maker seeks to seize Venezuela-owned oil tanker to collect award, court papers show
US glass manufacturer O-I Glass Inc is seeking to seize an oil tanker owned by Venezuela to collect part of a $500 million arbitration award it won.
Singapore and Australia sign digital economy pact to boost cross-border business activities
Australia and Singapore have signed a digital economy agreement to further enhance digital trade opportunities for businesses and consumers in both nations.
Proceed with caution over USA trade deal
Bilateral deal could undermine African common markets and flood Kenya with cheap maize and chicken.
End the Canada Israel free trade agreement
On Sunday a demonstration is planned in Montréal against the Canada Israel Free Trade Agreement. Under the banner “Against Israel’s annexation of the Jordan Valley.
Canadian miner’s multi-million dollar suit against Kazakhstan dismissed
An international tribunal has dismissed a nearly $1 billion claim against Kazakhstan brought by a Canadian junior miner over a botched deal to operate gold mines in the country.
China, Cambodia trade pact more form than substance
The Cambodia-China free trade deal is a message to the EU that Cambodia has another special economic gateway beside the EU
RSS-affiliate SJM opposes India-US trade deal in present form
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch has opposed the proposed India-US trade deal in its current form stating that New Delhi can’t meet Washington’s asks on e-commerce, data flows, dairy and patents.
US and China set to review phase one trade deal in mid-August
Given the global coronavirus recession, China is lagging behind its first-year goal of a $77 billion rise in purchases.
Talks to begin with parties after rejection of CETA
The government will initiate a round of deliberations with political parties here after the House plenum voted against ratifying the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada.
Zimbabwe to pay white farmers $3.5 billion over Mugabe land reforms
Some of the dispossessed farmers were from countries such as Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland whose properties were protected by investment treaties between Harare and the Western countries.
EU-Vietnam trade deal begins Saturday
The EU’s controversial trade deal with Vietnam comes into force on Saturday, despite criticism that it ignores environmental and human rights concerns about the communist state.
Lupaka secures financing for its arbitration claim under the Canada-Peru free trade agreement
Lupaka Gold Corp. reports that it has entered into an arbitration funding agreement for up to USD$4.1 million to support the company’s arbitration claim against Peru.
Cyprus blocks EU-Canada trade deal because of Halloumi
There is a new hurdle for the CETA economic agreement between the EU and Canada – this time from Cyprus. The country is concerned about the sale of agricultural products.