Negotiations

Indonesia to finalize five trade deals next year in hunt for wider markets

8-Dec-2016Jakarta Post As Indonesia accelerates talks with 15 Asia-Pacific nations, it is prioritizing the conclusion of five trade deals to open access to foreign markets and lure inflows of investment.

Australia, Chile, EFTA, Indonesia, Peru, RCEP


Key issues

German utilities win compensation for nuclear phaseout

8-Dec-2016 DWGermany’s highest court has ruled in favor of three power companies in a dispute over a government decision to phase out nuclear energy. Vattenfall is also suing at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

ECT, energy, Germany, investor-state disputes | ISDS, Sweden

Texts of agreements

28-Nov-2016  | TiSA - draft annex on electronic commerce (September 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace
28-Nov-2016  | TiSA - draft annex on state-owned enterprises (September 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace
28-Nov-2016  | TiSA - draft annex on professional services (September 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace
28-Nov-2016  | TiSA - draft annex on transparency services (September 2016) As leaked by Greenpeace

Comments

26-Nov-2016  Why Trump is right, and wrong, about killing off the TPP
zoobab: I think you failed to mention how profits are moved offshore thanks to royalties. Apple creates a shell company in Ireland with a patent, and the
21-Nov-2016  Human rights must be integrated into international investment agreements
DIDIER Pierre: Perhaps that organization never heard - or at l-east never read- the CETA’s umbrella agreement, i.e. the Strategic Partnership Agreement
10-Nov-2016  La obsesión por el libre comercio
Eduardo Schroder: correciones: perjudicas debe decir PERJUDICADOS buscana debe decir buscan