US deal expiry may hit textile firms

28-Apr-2015Gulf Daily News Textile factories in Bahrain fear they could lose millions of dollars in trade and thousands of jobs could go if a tariff agreement with the US is not renewed next year.

Key issues

Is TPP trade deal a massive giveaway to major corporations? An exchange between Obama and Sherrod Brown

28-Apr-2015 Washington PostObama leans hard into the idea that TPP’s ISDS will be drawn explicitly to prevent corporate gaming of the litigation process

Texts of agreements

27-Apr-2015  | PACER-plus Trade in Services text (draft of April 2015) This is the leaked Draft Trade in Services text from the PACER Plus Intersessional meeting in Port Vila, 31 March - 02 April 2015.
26-Mar-2015  | TPP - draft investment chapter (2015) Text of 20 Jan 2015 as released by WikiLeaks
24-Mar-2015  | India draft model BIT (2015) Open for comment until 10 April 2015.
10-Mar-2015  | TiSA: EU negotiating mandate (2013) As published by the European Council on 10 March 2015


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