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Six years after JPEPA: PHL the world’s toxic waste dump site? | 8-October-2014

Six years after the controversial Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) was signed, Philippines may be becoming the world’s dump site for toxic waste.


Myanmar and Israel sign an agreement to cement bilateral trade | 8-October-2014

Israeli Ambassador to Myanmar Hagay M Behar and DICA director general Aung Naing signed a reciprocal promotion and protection of investments agreement in Yangon yesterday.


’Plan B’ needed for EU-US trade pact - Italian minister | 8-October-2014

Italy said on Wednesday there needed to be a "plan B" that foresees a partial EU-US trade deal in order to sidestep deadlock over specific issues.


Panamá: Aprueban en tercer y último debate TLC con México | 8-October-2014

La Asamblea Nacional (AN) de Panamá aprobó en tercer y último debate el tratado de libre comercio con México, cuya entrada en vigor es indispensable para el ingreso del país centroamericano a la Alianza del Pacífico.


La UE amenazó a Ecuador con eliminar ayudas al desarrollo si no aceptaba el libre comercio | 8-October-2014

Mensajes confidenciales entre el embajador ecuatoriano ante la UE y los ministros de Correa desvelan la posición de Bruselas para provocar cambios en la Constitución y privatizaciones. "Ecuador no tiene alternativa a la adhesión al TLC. O quedaría aislado", advirtió el jefe de Negociaciones de la Comisión Europea según el relato de esta documentación oficial.


Colombia: Los TLC deben ser renegociados | 8-October-2014

Por considerar que la agricultura del país no tiene ninguna posibilidad frente a los TLC firmados por el Gobierno, el Congreso de Dignidad Agropecuaria Colombiana estimó que esos acuerdos comerciales se deben renegociar. Igualmente dieron a conocer que se opondrán a otros que se pretendan firmar.


Canada braces for EU trade pact dispute with Germany | 8-October-2014

Canada is bracing for a dispute with Germany over whether its newly-agreed free trade pact with the European Union should be re-opened to erase arbitration clauses.


CETA and climate change: Why the new Euro-Canada treaty is a gift to oil firms | 8-October-2014

Short of an international treaty banning all government regulations outright, CETA gives the oil and gas industry virtually everything it has been asking for, for decades.


Critical China free trade agreement based on what? | 8-October-2014

How can the government of Australia evaluate gains to agriculture from a China free trade agreement if it uses flawed statistical calculations?


Free flight for EU leaders not needed, German official says | 7-October-2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s offer of a free ride home for visiting European leaders — at a cost of more than $300,000 — is raising eyebrows on both sides of the Atlantic.


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Key issues
  • Indonesia challenges Australian cigarette packaging laws | 16-October-2014
  • The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: A brief history of an agenda for corporate plunder | 15-October-2014
  • ConocoPhillips files for arbitration against PDVSA for contractual compensation | 12-October-2014
  • Why climate litigation could soon go global | 11-October-2014
  • The arbitration game | 10-October-2014
  • Venezuela ordered to pay Exxon $1.6 bln for nationalization | 10-October-2014
  • recent multimedia

    Drafts and done deals
  • EU-Singapore FTA - draft investment chapter (Oct 2014) | 17-October-2014
  • TPP: draft IP chapter (May 2014) | 16-October-2014
  • EU-US FTA (TTIP) - EU negotiating mandate (2013) | 9-October-2014
  • EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft EU chemicals offer (Sep 2014) | 2-October-2014
  • AÉCG UE-Canada (texte consolidé, sep 2014) | 30-September-2014
  • EU-Canada FTA (consolidated text, Sep 2014) | 26-September-2014
  • Links
  • RQIC | 22-September-2014
  • Stop TTIP-CETA-TiSA Day of Action 11Oct | 11-September-2014
  • TTIP-info-verkosto | 28-August-2014
  • TTIP-unfairhandelbar | 28-August-2014
  • TTIP Stoppen | 28-August-2014
  • #noTTIP | 28-August-2014

  • Comments
    Document reveals EU bullied Ecuador into trade agreement | 16-October-2014
    Alan Adams: Good article. Informative. However, just a comment on wording: "Solidarity economy" does not equal "socialist Economy" Solidarity economy is a new, though largely indigenous concept.
    Corporations get lots, Canadians get little in CETA trade deal | 13-October-2014
    Arthur: So, you want elected governments to have arbitrary unrestricted power - in particular over the "greedy" corporations - to change the laws and policies at whim, as the government wishes - without the options for the "ruled over" c ...
    People, environment and democracy before profit and corporate rights | 10-October-2014
    Filip Rembiałkowski: Hello, I'm from Direct Democracy party in Poland. We are now discussing about officially supporting your anti-TTIP initiative. (this one http://www.bilaterals.org/?people-environment-and-democracy&lang=en ) Are you OK with that? Where can w ...
    The threat of CETA: trade, investment and workers’ rights | 10-October-2014
    David : lol, this is ridiculous...
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 8-October-2014
    Lynda MacHaila: There are criminals that go to a bank with a gun and, take money, they go to jail. There are others that commit crimes of grater consequence to individuals and to the world and, they make big money. Where is the wisdom that is in charge of our healt ...
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 7-October-2014
    ANde: and what kind of people support a company like this?? We all do!! look around your home and your closet Monsanto is written all over them unless you are very, very selective. We all need to stand up to this abhoracious (yes, my word) company.
    Why the climate movement cannot ignore trade | 7-October-2014
    ian harris: When global warming did n't happen, it became climate change. This is an entirely man-made panic about something which is probably not going to happen, and if it does happen, it will be as the result of natural forces. The earth has warmed and ...
    Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 7-October-2014
    anton french: I find it the idea of a corporation being able to control food in this way abhorrent. What kind of people would work for such a disgusting company.

    TTIP Day One | 16-Oct-2014

    TTIP Jour Un | 16-Oct-2014

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