Trade agreement with Colombia and Peru tests our commitment to human rights | 29-January-2015
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.
Ashrawi praises MEPs call on suspending EU-Israel Association Agreement | 29-January-2015
"It is time for the EU to reconsider its political and trade relations with Israel and agreements, including the EU-Israel Association Agreement which Israel has persistently violated,” PLO Executive Committee member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said.
Economic recolonialization? The India-US Bilateral Investment Treaty: Not an easy ride | 29-January-2015
It’s official: India and the US will resume negotiations on a high-standard bilateral investment treaty (BIT).
[TTIP] Interbev : la filière viande en danger | 29-January-2015
Les professionnels de la filière viande bovine française ont interpellé la Commissaire européenne au Commerce, Cécilia Malström, en lui présentant les conséquences chiffrées d’une arrivée massive de viandes bovines américaines sur le marché européen.
Chine : Le modèle de la zone de libre-échange de Shanghai va être appliqué dans l’ensemble du pays | 29-January-2015
Le Conseil chinois des Affaires d’Etat a annoncé jeudi que plusieurs expériences novatrices de la Zone de libre-échange de Shanghai (ZLE) pourraient être appliquées dans l’ensemble du pays.
German carmakers say yes to TTIP | 29-January-2015
Top representatives from the German automobile industry met in Berlin to voice their support for TTIP. The controversial deal could save them billions of euros per year.
Vietnam may see little gains from Russian FTA | 28-January-2015
The final negotiation between Vietnam and the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan on their free trade agreement (FTA) concluded last month right around the time that Russia’s economy took a nose dive.
Report: US trade and migration policies feed crisis in Honduras | 28-January-2015
Failed trade and migration policies of the United States have exacerbated political problems in Honduras, leading to greater poverty and violence, says a recent report by the AFL-CIO.
US, Japan trade negotiators close to striking key deal | 28-January-2015
It is obvious a breakthrough is imminent, according to veteran Asia trade talks watcher Chris Nelson, senior vice president of Samuels International Associates.
Japan agrees to RI proposal to review partnership deal | 28-January-2015
In a much anticipated move, Japan has given a nod to Indonesia’s proposal to review an economic partnership agreement to further step up bilateral economic relations.
Socialising losses, privatising gains: How Dutch investment treaties harm the public interest | 29-Jan-2015
TTIP: Regulatory cooperation - a threat to democracy | 29-Jan-2015
TTIP: Regulations handcuffed | 29-Jan-2015
European Commission’s clever ruse to introduce corporate sovereignty regardless of ratification votes in EU | 25-Jan-2015
TPP and TTIP: Partners in crime | 23-Jan-2015
OGM : Le marché de dupes de l’Union européenne | 15-Jan-2015
Lowest common denominator: EU-US trade deal threatens to lower standards of protection from toxic pesticides | 8-Jan-2015