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RP elections cast cloud on trade pact | 14-December-2009
Philippine elections pose uncertainty in the regional tariff regime, with neighbors wondering whether the new government next year can live up to its free-trade commitments with member-countrie
Philippines risks being left behind in free trade with Europe — think tank | 17-November-2009
A private sector think tank yesterday pressed the Trade department to move faster on a free trade pact with the European Union (EU), citing research which points to gains awaiting several Philippine industries.
RP bizmen urging government to start bilateral talks with EU for FTA | 17-November-2009
Filipino businessmen are asking the government to take the initiative in starting the bilateral talks between the Philippines and the European Union (EU) for a free-trade agreement (FTA) after a study made by a think tank showed that the country will benefit immensely from it.
RP, European officials meet to fine-tune framework pact | 5-October-2009
Officials representing the Philippines and European Union will meet today to discuss a revised draft of a framework agreement that will govern the two economies’ relations which will pave the way for a free trade deal.
RP seeks slower tariff reduction for rice under Afta | 14-September-2009
The Philippines is now negotiating for a slower reduction in tariffs for rice traded under a free-trade scheme among members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).
US businessmen perceive RP a ‘protectionist’ market | 9-September-2009
"When the USTR tried to have discussion with the Philippines on TIFA (Trade and Investment Facilitation Agreement) not much happened there because there is a perception that the Philippines is a protectionist and not really interested in opening up and that makes it so difficult," says the US Chamber of Commerce.
Development coherence in trade governance: Key to the rebuilding of the global economy | 7-September-2009
The global crisis has one positive and liberating aspect—policymakers and even once-arrogant neoliberal economists are now openly questioning the wisdom of untrammeled liberalization. The present global recession has abundantly shown that liberalizing the financial and other economic sectors wholesale sans rules is a formula for disaster, be it applied in a developed market economy like the United States or in a small developing economy like Haiti.
Benguet farmers alerted on trade pacts | 6-May-2009
Associations of farmers and local government units in this vegetable-producing province and local governments were alerted on reports that the national government has entered into bilateral agreements and treaties on the trading of agricultural products.
Reveal contents of RP-EU Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, urges militant group Pamalakaya | 3-April-2009
Militant fisherfolk alliance Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) is urging the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to divulge the content of the RP-European Union Partnership and Cooperation Agreement or (PCA).
Trade roller-coaster: The ups and downs in 2008 and the road ahead | 2-February-2009
It was a dizzying roller coaster-year for trade. As the multilateral trade talks faltered, bilateral and regional free trade and economic partnership agreements on the other hand surged, fueled mainly by the aggressive push by the most powerful economies - the US, EU, Japan and China - of their respective brands of commercial diplomacy.
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