Negotiations

India, Thailand still disagree on FTA details: Thai official

3-Jul-2015PTI The much-awaited Free Trade Agreement between India and Thailand has hit a slight bump as the two sides still disagree on key details, according to a senior Thai official.

  • 3-Jul-2015 DG Trade
    Online consultation on EU-Mexico FTA
    The European Commission has launched a two-month online consultation on the "updating" of the EU-Mexico FTA
  • 3-Jul-2015 DG Trade
    Online consultation on EU-Mexico FTA
    The European Commission has launched a two-month online consultation on the "updating" of the EU-Mexico FTA
  • 3-Jul-2015 Fibre2Fashion
    ’TPP can hurt India’
    Financial services company India Nivesh has warned that when the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) comes into effect, India would be negatively impacted to a major extent.
  • 3-Jul-2015 Fibre2Fashion
    ’TPP can hurt India’
    Financial services company India Nivesh has warned that when the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) comes into effect, India would be negatively impacted to a major extent.
  • 3-Jul-2015 APA
    Botswana, EU discuss EPA negotiations progress
    Botswana Minister of Trade and Industry Vincent Seretse has met with European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Mamstrom in Gaborone to discuss the finalisation of Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations between the EU and the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  • 3-Jul-2015 APA
    Botswana, EU discuss EPA negotiations progress
    Botswana Minister of Trade and Industry Vincent Seretse has met with European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Mamstrom in Gaborone to discuss the finalisation of Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) negotiations between the EU and the Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  • 3-Jul-2015 International Shipping News
    TISA leaks reveal threat to seafarers
    TISA documents predict a power grab by transport industry players at the expense of the public interest, jobs and a voice for workers, the International Transport Workers’ Federation says
  • 3-Jul-2015 International Shipping News
    TISA leaks reveal threat to seafarers
    TISA documents predict a power grab by transport industry players at the expense of the public interest, jobs and a voice for workers, the International Transport Workers’ Federation says
  • 3-Jul-2015 The Guardian
    TTIP aim to lift US oil export ban goes against climate targets
    EU push to lift restrictions on US crude oil and liquefied natural gas exports as part of controversial trade deal could explode Canada’s tar sands carbon bomb and push up carbon emissions
  • 3-Jul-2015 The Guardian
    TTIP aim to lift US oil export ban goes against climate targets
    EU push to lift restrictions on US crude oil and liquefied natural gas exports as part of controversial trade deal could explode Canada’s tar sands carbon bomb and push up carbon emissions
  • 3-Jul-2015 Zawya
    Egypt eyes Mercosur FTA activation before 2015-end
    Egypt hopes to bring its preferential Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the South American Common Market (Mercosur) into effect before the end of this year, minister of industry said Thursday.
  • 3-Jul-2015 Zawya
    Egypt eyes Mercosur FTA activation before 2015-end
    Egypt hopes to bring its preferential Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the South American Common Market (Mercosur) into effect before the end of this year, minister of industry said Thursday.
  • 2-Jul-2015 Confilegal
    El ICAB alerta de los PELIGROS de los TRATADOS SECRETOS como TTIP y TISA
    El decano del Colegio de Abogados de Barcelona Oriol Rusca alerta sobre los peligros que pueden entrañar para los ciudadanos y profesionales e inversores la aprobación de tratados internacionales "secretos" como TTIP (que pretende regular los bienes y productos) y TISA (que pretende regular los servicios), "que conocemos gracias a wikileaks", señala.
  • 2-Jul-2015 Confilegal
    El ICAB alerta de los PELIGROS de los TRATADOS SECRETOS como TTIP y TISA
    El decano del Colegio de Abogados de Barcelona Oriol Rusca alerta sobre los peligros que pueden entrañar para los ciudadanos y profesionales e inversores la aprobación de tratados internacionales "secretos" como TTIP (que pretende regular los bienes y productos) y TISA (que pretende regular los servicios), "que conocemos gracias a wikileaks", señala.
  • 2-Jul-2015 Público
    El TiSA obligará a los Estados a hacer leyes que cumplan sus pactos secretos
    Este tratado secreto impondrá a todos los firmantes cláusulas que benefician a las grandes corporaciones multinacionales en detrimento de la soberanía y de los intereses públicos de cada país.
  • 2-Jul-2015 Público
    El TiSA obligará a los Estados a hacer leyes que cumplan sus pactos secretos
    Este tratado secreto impondrá a todos los firmantes cláusulas que benefician a las grandes corporaciones multinacionales en detrimento de la soberanía y de los intereses públicos de cada país.
  • 2-Jul-2015 Instituto Humanitas Unisinos
    Governo brasileiro defende acordo de livre comércio com os Estados Unidos
    A negociação de um acordo de livre comércio com os Estados Unidos é uma “aspiração” do governo brasileiro, ainda que não faça parte da agenda que a presidente Dilma Rousseff iniciou ontem ao país, afirmou o ministro do Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior, Armando Monteiro.
  • 2-Jul-2015 Instituto Humanitas Unisinos
    Governo brasileiro defende acordo de livre comércio com os Estados Unidos
    A negociação de um acordo de livre comércio com os Estados Unidos é uma “aspiração” do governo brasileiro, ainda que não faça parte da agenda que a presidente Dilma Rousseff iniciou ontem ao país, afirmou o ministro do Desenvolvimento, Indústria e Comércio Exterior, Armando Monteiro.
  • 1-Jul-2015 La Jornada
    Wikileaks filtra: Pymes y proveedores locales, en peligro si se aprueba el TISA
    En su más reciente fase de redacción, el Acuerdo sobre el Comercio de Servicios (TISA, por sus siglas en inglés) propone una extrema liberalización de las adquisiciones gubernamentales que socavaría las políticas de algunos países para promover a las empresas nacionales, fomentar el empleo local y apoyar a las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas.
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  • 1-Jul-2015 La Jornada
    Wikileaks filtra: Pymes y proveedores locales, en peligro si se aprueba el TISA
    En su más reciente fase de redacción, el Acuerdo sobre el Comercio de Servicios (TISA, por sus siglas en inglés) propone una extrema liberalización de las adquisiciones gubernamentales que socavaría las políticas de algunos países para promover a las empresas nacionales, fomentar el empleo local y apoyar a las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas.
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Key issues

Investor vs. State

3-Jul-2015 Policy AlternativesCanada is being pummeled by NAFTA corporate lawsuits. Why do we put up with it?

Texts of agreements

18-Jun-2015  | China-Australia FTA (2015)
11-Jun-2015  | TPP: healthcare annex of draft transparency chapter (Dec 2014) as leaked by Wikileaks on 10 June 2015
4-Jun-2015  | RCEP: draft IP text from Japan (2014) as leaked by KEI on 10 Feb 2015

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