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|AFTA ||ASEAN Free Trade Agreement|
|AFTA ||US-Andean Free Trade Agreement|
|AFTAA||Arab Free Trade Area Agreement|
|AGOA||Africa Growth and Opportunity Act|
|ALCA||Area de Libre Comercio de la Américas|
|ALE||Accord de Libre-Echange|
|APE||Accord de Partenariat Economique|
|APEC||Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation|
|APPI||Acuerdo de Protección y Promoción de Inversiones|
|APTA||Asia Pacific Trade Agreement|
|ASEAN||Association of South East Asian Nations|
|BIMSTEC||Bangladesh-India-Myanmar-Sri Lanka-Thailand Economic Cooperation|
|BIPA||Bilateral Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement|
|BIT||Bilateral Investment Treaty|
|BTA||Bilateral Trade Agreement|
|(DR-)CAFTA ||US-Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement|
|CAFTA ||China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement|
|CAN||Andean Community of Nations / Comunidad Andina de Naciones|
|CEFTA||Central European Free Trade Agreement|
|CEPA||Closer Economic Partnership Agreement|
|CETA||Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement|
|COMESA||Common Market for East and Southern Africa|
|EFTA||European Free Trade Area|
|EMFTA||Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area|
|EPA||Economic Partnership Agreement|
|FIPA||Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreement|
|FTAA||Free Trade Area of the Americas|
|GAFTA||Greater Arab Free Trade Area|
|GCC||Gulf Cooperation Council|
|ICSID||Internation Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes|
|ISDS||investor-state dispute settlement|
|MEFTA||US-Middle East Free Trade Agreement|
|MERCOSUR||Mercado Común del Sur|
|MERCOSUL||Mercado Comun do Sul|
|NAFTA||North American Free Trade Agreement|
|P4/P7||Pacific 4 (Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership) / Pacific 7 (Trans-Pacific Partnership|
|PACER||Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations|
|PAFTA||Pan-Arab Free Trade Area|
|PICTA||Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement|
|PTA||Preferential Trade Agreement|
|RCEP||Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (ASEAN+6)|
|RTA||Regional Trade Agreement|
|SAARC||South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation|
|SACU||Southern Africa Customs Union|
|SADC||Southern Africa Development Cooperation|
|SAFTA||South Asia Free Trade Agreement|
|SAPTA||South Asia Preferential Trade Agreement|
|TAFTA ||Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement|
|TAFTA ||Trans-Atlantic Free Trade Agreement|
|TCP||Tratado Comercial de los Pueblos|
|TIFA||Trade and Investment Framework Agreement|
|TLC||Tratado de Libre Comercio|
|TLCAN||Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte|
|TPA ||Trade Promotion Authority|
|TPA ||Trade Promotion Agreement|
|TPP(A)||Trans-Pacific Partnership (Agreement)|
|TTIP||Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership|
|UEMOA||Union Economique et Monetaire Ouest-Africain|
|WAEMU||West Africa Economic and Monetary Union|
|WTO||World Trade Organisation|
|ZLEA||Zone de Libre-Echange des Amériques|
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31-Jul-2015 ZDNETNegotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement appear likely to undo New Zealand’s ban on software patents, showing "how disconnected the government and the negotiators are from the interests of New Zealanders."
31-Jul-2015 ScoopA legal challenge to the secrecy of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations will be launched in the High Court of New Zealand next week.
30-Jul-2015 The Associated PressAbout 400 protesters blew conch shells on a Hawaii beach to demonstrate against a trade agreement being negotiated by ministers from 12 Pacific Rim nations.
29-Jul-2015 Center for International Environmental LawA coalition of environmental and fair trade organizations are protesting the inclusion of language in the “Customs bill” in the US Congress that would explicitly prevent the United States Trade Representative from seeking to address climate change in trade agreements.
28-Jul-2015 Maui NowA coalition of advocates for the environment, labor, health and native Hawaiians will gather on Kāʻanapali Beach, outside the negotiators’ hotel, to speak out against the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
27-Jul-2015 APWLDAsia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development have prepared a toolkit for groups that want to join the struggle against the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
25-Jul-2015 Malaysia KiniAs the negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) enter what could be its last round, we as people living with HIV/Aids (PLHIV), urge the Malaysian government not to trade away our lives.
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