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Negotiations

¡Hasta nunca Infinito Gold! Si bien con mucho retraso, la empresa por fin se despide de Costa Rica

31-Jul-2015MiningWatch Canadá Organizaciones de la sociedad civil reciben con satisfacción el anuncio que Infinito Gold desistirá de su tortuosa intención de construir una mina en Costa Rica a pesar de la clara oposición del pueblo costarricense y los repetidos fallos en su contra.

  • 31-Jul-2015 Macro Business
    TPP negotiations come down to the wire
    With final negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement scheduled to conclude on Friday, there are a bunch of thorny issues still yet to be agreed on. Perspective from Australia.
  • 31-Jul-2015 Macro Business
    TPP negotiations come down to the wire
    With final negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement scheduled to conclude on Friday, there are a bunch of thorny issues still yet to be agreed on. Perspective from Australia.
  • 31-Jul-2015 Australian Financial Review
    TPP: Former WTO head Pascal Lamy says TPP benefits ’modest’
    The former head of the World Trade Organisation Pascal Lamy predicts agreement will be reached on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade talks this weekend, but says the significance of the deal has been over-hyped.
  • 31-Jul-2015 Australian Financial Review
    TPP: Former WTO head Pascal Lamy says TPP benefits ’modest’
    The former head of the World Trade Organisation Pascal Lamy predicts agreement will be reached on the Trans Pacific Partnership trade talks this weekend, but says the significance of the deal has been over-hyped.
  • 30-Jul-2015 Barbados Advocate
    Inequality and injustices of EPAs under fire
    The countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific are not on equal footing with the European Union, and as such Sir Ronald Sanders is asserting that instead of calling for reciprocity, proportionality should be a principle embedded in the Economic Partnership Agreements.
  • 30-Jul-2015 Barbados Advocate
    Inequality and injustices of EPAs under fire
    The countries of Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific are not on equal footing with the European Union, and as such Sir Ronald Sanders is asserting that instead of calling for reciprocity, proportionality should be a principle embedded in the Economic Partnership Agreements.
  • 30-Jul-2015 The Sun
    Nigeria to lose $1.3trn on EPA agreement
    Stakeholders have warned the Federal Government against signing the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and European Union (EU), noting that Nigeria risks loosing about $1.3 trillion revenue if it signs the agreement.
  • 30-Jul-2015 The Sun
    Nigeria to lose $1.3trn on EPA agreement
    Stakeholders have warned the Federal Government against signing the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and European Union (EU), noting that Nigeria risks loosing about $1.3 trillion revenue if it signs the agreement.
  • 30-Jul-2015 The Sun
    Malaysia will not sign any TPP pact in Hawaii
    As pivotal negotiations in the making or breaking of the Trans-Pacific Partnership enter the final stretch, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry has stated that Malaysia will not sign any agreement during the current round of talks, which runs until July 31, and sought to reassure critics that it will stand firm on issues of sovereignty, government procurement, state-owned enterprises and the bumiputra agenda.
  • 30-Jul-2015 The Sun
    Malaysia will not sign any TPP pact in Hawaii
    As pivotal negotiations in the making or breaking of the Trans-Pacific Partnership enter the final stretch, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry has stated that Malaysia will not sign any agreement during the current round of talks, which runs until July 31, and sought to reassure critics that it will stand firm on issues of sovereignty, government procurement, state-owned enterprises and the bumiputra agenda.
  • 30-Jul-2015 China Daily
    China-ASEAN trade negotiations to be completed by year-end
    Negotiations to upgrade the China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement are expected to be concluded by the end of this year. China will expand two-way investment in major sectors involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, including big-ticket projects involving global production, industrial parks and other cross-border projects.
  • 30-Jul-2015 China Daily
    China-ASEAN trade negotiations to be completed by year-end
    Negotiations to upgrade the China-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement are expected to be concluded by the end of this year. China will expand two-way investment in major sectors involved in the Belt and Road Initiative, including big-ticket projects involving global production, industrial parks and other cross-border projects.
  • 30-Jul-2015 Business Standard
    Govt readies 3-tier offer for RCEP
    With next round of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) talks is scheduled to take place in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on August 24-26, India government readied its strategy on goods trade.
  • 30-Jul-2015 Business Standard
    Govt readies 3-tier offer for RCEP
    With next round of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) talks is scheduled to take place in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, on August 24-26, India government readied its strategy on goods trade.
  • 30-Jul-2015 New Straits Times
    Malaysia to remain firm in TPPA talks
    Malaysia has pledged to safeguard and uphold their core policies, including the interests of the Bumiputera community during the last leg of Trans Pacific Partnership talks.
  • 30-Jul-2015 New Straits Times
    Malaysia to remain firm in TPPA talks
    Malaysia has pledged to safeguard and uphold their core policies, including the interests of the Bumiputera community during the last leg of Trans Pacific Partnership talks.
  • 30-Jul-2015 Público
    TTIP: algo más que un TLC
    La Asociación Transatlántica para el Comercio y la Inversión entre EEUU y la UE (ATCI) o TTIP por sus siglas en inglés, trasciende las históricas implicaciones de los Tratados de Libre Comercio (TLC).
  • 30-Jul-2015 Público
    TTIP: algo más que un TLC
    La Asociación Transatlántica para el Comercio y la Inversión entre EEUU y la UE (ATCI) o TTIP por sus siglas en inglés, trasciende las históricas implicaciones de los Tratados de Libre Comercio (TLC).
  • 30-Jul-2015 El Destape Web
    TiSA vs. Nuevo Banco de Desarrollo: dos propuestas antagónicas
    Los bancos centrales del bloque BRICS apuestan al Nuevo Banco del Desarrollo, mientras que los países centrales al libre comercio de servicios, llamado TiSA.
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  • 30-Jul-2015 El Destape Web
    TiSA vs. Nuevo Banco de Desarrollo: dos propuestas antagónicas
    Los bancos centrales del bloque BRICS apuestan al Nuevo Banco del Desarrollo, mientras que los países centrales al libre comercio de servicios, llamado TiSA.
    more

Key issues

​Open source leader ’livid’ at TPPA software patent capitulation

31-Jul-2015 ZDNETNegotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement appear likely to undo New Zealand’s ban on software patents, showing "how disconnected the government and the negotiators are from the interests of New Zealanders."

Texts of agreements

21-Jul-2015  | Brazil-Malawi ICFA (2015)
21-Jul-2015  | ACFI Brasil-México (2015)
20-Jul-2015  | ACFI Brasil-Angola (2015)

Comments

24-Jul-2015  EU-CAN FTA - EU negotiating mandate (draft, 2007)
colleen: wrong article
16-Jul-2015  Ottawa, Kyiv ink trade deal during Ukrainian PM’s visit
Margaret Beresford: In one of the most self-serving of gestures that cost Canadian taxpayers not Harper. As he clearly myopically focused on the Ukrainian votes
5-Jul-2015  Impactos del acuerdo de libre comercio entre Colombia y la Unión Europea en las comunidades campesinas
Eugenia Hinestroza : Viviendo tantos años en Francia, conociendo muchos paises europeos por haber vivido en algunos de ellos y visitado el resto, veo a Colombia como