Oman: Signing of free-trade accord with US on Thursday | 16-January-2006
A free-trade agreement between the Sultanate and the United States will be signed next Thursday, said Maqbool bin Ali bin Sultan, commerce and industry minister, yesterday.
Wake-up alarm over FTA delays | 16-January-2006
The sticking point for the US-Bahrain FTA to come into effect is intellectual property rights (IPR) legislation, which must be passed by Bahrain’s Parliament first
Thai FTA in trouble: US could abandon talks after six rounds | 15-January-2006
The United States could abandon free trade talks with Thailand unless Bangkok agrees to redouble efforts to reach an agreement in the next few months, a US trade negotiator Barbara Weisel said. In a telephone call with US reporters, Weisel said it was uncertain the two sides would have another round.
FTA Watch: Movement ‘is gaining strength’ | 15-January-2006
The fiery protest that disrupted free-trade talks between Thailand and the United States in Chiang Mai last week was just the first victory for a movement that is gaining strength, says a key organiser of FTA Watch.
US expects smooth talk with Malaysia on future FTA | 15-January-2006
Malaysia and United States will start preliminary discussions on free trade area (FTA) agreement in Kuala Lumpur next week with US chief negotiator expressing confident it will take place in smooth and protest-free environment.
China, Mali sign economic cooperation agreement | 15-January-2006
China will take further steps to encourage investments in Mali, while Mali will strive to increase the direct export of cotton and other products to China.
Thailand and US equally tough on insurance talks in FTA | 13-January-2006
Talks to open up market access for the insurance sector within the framework of the Thai-US Free Trade Area (FTA) agreement ended here today with the only agreement - that each side would scrutinise the other’s list of demand for further consultations.
Tough going on services, agriculture in Thai-US free talks | 13-January-2006
Thai and United States negotiators have failed to make any headway towards a pact on liberalising trade in services under the broader Thai-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations, according to Thai industry observers.
Overdrive: FTA debacle reveals PM’s declining fortunes | 13-January-2006
Like the stalled privatisation of Egat Plc, the Thai-US Free-Trade Agreement talks look like dead meat. It all boils down to the waning credibility of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
FTA finance talks with US: BOT baulks at three-year time frame | 13-January-2006
After the sixth round of free-trade negotiations with the United States drew to a close yesterday, the Bank of Thailand said that Bangkok would continue to push for a gradual opening of its financial sector rather than within three years as the US has proposed.
International forum on the present and future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement | 20-Nov-2014
‘TTIP would destroy small businesses’ | 20-Nov-2014
Fight secret copyright deals: A global TPP teach-in | 20-Nov-2014
CAP calls on govt to withdraw from TPPA negotiation | 19-Nov-2014
Trade deals criminalise farmers’ seeds | 18-Nov-2014
TPP deal not about trade, should be stopped | 17-Nov-2014
What is the TPPA and what does it mean for NZ? | 12-Nov-2014
TPP trade talks must stop | 12-Nov-2014
(mis)Communicating TTIP | 11-Nov-2014
800,000 sign petition against TTIP | 9-Nov-2014
Thousands rally against trade agreement | 9-Nov-2014
NZers rally against free trade deal | 7-Nov-2014