Chinese beef acquisitions in Uruguay as Beijing dangles free trade deal

31-Aug-2016GMN The purchase of a Uruguayan beef processor by a giant Chinese industrial conglomerate looks well-timed as China dangles the prospect of a free trade deal before the Latin American nation.

agriculture | farmers | food, China, corporate interests , Uruguay

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Emergency services turn life-threatening under US private equity owners — and a global Trade in Services Agreement would globalize the damage

31-Aug-2016 IUFVital public services like firefighting and ambulances are being handed over to a small number of transnational companies worldwide, a trend that will be hugely boosted by TPP, TTIP, CETA and TiSA.

Canada, corporate interests , EU, services, TiSA, TPP, TTIP


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