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US business community reaffirms support for US-Malaysia FTA | 5-December-2007
The American Malaysian Chamber of Commerce whose members include US, Malaysian, and other international companies, has urged the United States and Malaysian governments to consummate the free trade agreement now being negotiated.
US, Malaysia plan to resume trade talks early 2008 | 20-November-2007
The United States and Malaysia are planning to resume formal negotiations on a free trade agreement early next year, after failing to reach a deal in early 2007
Malaysia-US FTA likely after end of Bush administration - report | 14-November-2007
A free trade agreement between Malaysia and the United States is likely to be deferred until after November next year from the early 2008 target set previously as attention focuses on the upcoming US presidential election, the Edge Financial Daily reported on Wednesday.
US envoy to Malaysia urges conclusion to free-trade pact | 19-September-2007
The United States’ new ambassador to Malaysia on Wednesday urged both countries to conclude negotiations for a free trade agreement after a missed deadline appears to have slowed the pace of talks.
Hundreds of Malaysians protest against Free Trade Agreement | 1-September-2007
On Sunday 26 August more than 500 people staged a strong anti US-FTA protest in the centre of Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur. Most of the protesters were farmers from the northern rice-bowl state of Kedah, or workers and urban settlers.
US, Malaysia could strike trade deal next year - USTR | 28-August-2007
The United States and Malaysia could finish talks on a free trade agreement in 2008, even though the Bush administration has lost key legislative authority, a top US trade official said on Monday.
Malaysia-US FTA talks nothing to do with Malaysia’s domestic policies: DPM | 17-July-2007
Malaysia’s ongoing negotiations with the United States on a free trade agreement (FTA) will not involve any of Malaysia’s domestic policies such as that related to the special status for Bumiputeras, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Tuesday.
US aims to conclude FTA talks with Malaysia by second quarter 2008, says official | 17-July-2007
"Both sides would like to finish this as quickly as possible," a US official told reporters
Police probe circulation of anti-FTA brochures | 26-June-2007
Malaysian police are investigating the distribution of pamphlets protesting the signing of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Malaysia and the United States.
Washington wants rice included in FTA talks with KL | 8-June-2007
The US Government said Malaysia must open its rice market to reach a free trade agreement, opposing the protectionist stance of the South-East Asian nation.
Malaysia and US to hold informal FTA talks | 29-May-2007
Malaysia and the US will be holding informal FTA talks to iron out various issues instead of planning for another formal round of negotiations, according to reports. Both sides last met in April in the US.
Malaysia-US FTA at technical stage, says Rafidah | 8-May-2007
Negotiations on the Malaysia-US Free Trade Agreement has reached the technical stage, the Dewan Negara was told Tuesday.
Malaysian trade talks stall on GM labelling | 25-April-2007
The labelling of genetically modified (GM) goods within Malaysia has come further under the spotlight this week as the industry remains torn between its proposed bio-safety laws and free trade agreements between the US.
Fear of dumping | 25-April-2007
Rice farmers in northern Peninsular Malaysia have another reason to call on the Government to quit the on-going Free Trade Agreement negotiations with the United States. Besides the concern over highly subsidised US rice competing with locally produced rice, there is fear of the US dumping the Liberty Link 601 (LL601) contaminated rice here.
Malaysia won’t hasten FTA negotiations with US | 24-April-2007
Malaysia considers a free trade agreement (FTA) with the US to be "a serious concern" and that is why it does not want to be rushed into wrapping up the negotiations, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz stressed, Tuesday.
FTA: Malaysia imposes terms on data exclusivity for US pharmaceuticals | 20-April-2007
Malaysia has set some conditions in agreeing to the U.S. request for data exclusivity (DE) for new pharmaceutical products in the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek said today.
No compromise on GM food labelling | 17-April-2007
Malaysia will not compromise on mandatory labelling for genetically-modified (GM) foods or products in its negotiations with the US for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA), according to
Re-think needed on free trade pact | 10-April-2007
It is difficult to identify what benefits the proposed US FTA holds for Malaysia. Supporters of the deal have trotted out the usual platitudes. However, large numbers of people remain unconvinced of these arguments.
Scientist warns of US FTA used to push GE rice | 10-April-2007
Dr. Michael K Hansen, from US Centre of Consumer Policy, advises a cautious attitude towards an FTA with the US as the US has a hidden agenda in seeking to protect its farmers who now face more than RM4.6 billion in losses due to the lack of demand for GE rice.
Details of FTA talks cannot be revealed: Rafidah | 6-April-2007
Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz, said details of the free trade agreement (FTA) negotiation cannot be revealed because the talks are still on-going.
Perú: ¡por un límite NO negociable de nuestros derechos! | 20-May-2013
Plantón contra el TPP | 20-May-2013
In whose interest is EU-India FTA being negotiated? | 16-May-2013
Colombia: Paro nacional de productores | 13-May-2013
Japanese movement against TPP growing | 10-May-2013
Traders protest against govt policies on FDI, FTA | 6-May-2013
Carta abierta al presidente Correa: No al TLC con la UE | 30-April-2013
Japan’s rice lobby visits Capitol Hill to fight free trade pact | 25-April-2013
Relase IPA Activists that demand to stop trade liberalization! | 22-April-2013
Indios rechazan la firma de un TLC con Unión Europea | 12-April-2013
L’accord entre l’Union Européenne et l’Inde menace l’accès aux traitements en Afrique du Nord et au Moyen-Orient | 12-April-2013
Join the rally to oppose EU-India FTA! | 9-April-2013