Days of action

- 26-28 Nov 2017: EU-Africa citizen forum in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. More details here
- 7-13 Dec 2017: Week of action against WTO in Buenos Aires, Argentina. More details here

Negotiations

What’s your beef? Mercosur trade talks falter

22-Nov-2017Euractiv A battle over beef between the European Union and Argentina and Brazil could push trade talks beyond a year-end deadline and lead to further years of delay.


Key issues

Samsung Engineering files ISDS suit over Saudi power plant

20-Nov-2017 Korea HeraldSamsung Engineering has filed an investor-state dispute settlement suit against Saudi Arabia over changes made to its power plant construction contracts for Yanbu Industrial City.

Texts of agreements

22-Nov-2017  | NAFTA: Summary of US objectives for the renegotiation (Nov 2017) As published by the Office of the US Trade Representative
11-Nov-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft intellectual property chapter (May 2017) As leaked by Greenpeace

Comments

17-Nov-2017  Accord d’association avec l’UE : L’Algérie perd plus de 700 milliards DA
mishka171: si l’Algérie ne dénonce pas cet accord bilateral malgré le manqué à gagner c’est qu’il leur est quand meme utile....
17-Nov-2017  The "Ardern Clause" in TPP: A novel approach to curbing investment-state dispute settlement
Stuart Mathieson: This thought has possibilities. It has the merit of potentially keeping out of power any local politicians who doesn’t subscribe to it. An
1-Nov-2017  TPPA-11 (The zombie TPPA)
Josephine Barlow: Kiaora Jacinda please do not submit our country to TPPA? Our country is at risk of losing our sovereignty. Maori can help build homes on their