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Wikileaks shows Obama, Lee in same boat for FTA, G20 | 2-December-2010
Leaked diplomatic cables on WikiLeaks showed that the governments of South Korean and the United States have been working in tandem to push ahead the free trade agreement despite opposition from US business circles.
Turkey, Lebanon to sign free trade deal | 23-November-2010
Turkey and Lebanon are expected to sign several deals this week, including a partnership establishing a free-trade zone and a joint political declaration aiming toward a new high-level strategic cooperation counc
Protesters march during APEC Summit | 18-November-2010
Some marched through the streets protesting against the free-trade talks hosted by the Asia-Pacific leaders, saying it will threaten Japan’s agricultural sector.
Anti-APEC demonstrations in Yokohama | 16-November-2010
Photos and video of anti-APEC demonstrations in Yokohama on 13 November 2010
Hundreds decry ’unprincipled’ liberalization | 16-November-2010
Hundreds of people staged a rally Saturday in central Yokohama to voice their opposition to Japan and other Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum members taking steps to accelerate "unprincipled" trade liberalization, saying the measures would destroy people’s livelihoods and devastate farmers.
L’Asie-Pacifique veut transformer son rêve de libre-échange en réalité | 15-November-2010
Les pays de l’Asie-Pacifique, dont les Etats-Unis et la Chine, ont promis dimanche des mesures concrètes pour réaliser leur rêve de libre-échange dans cette vaste région représentant la moitié du PIB mondial.
APEC leaders urge ’concrete vision’ on Asia free trade, set no targets | 14-November-2010
Asia-Pacific leaders said they will take “concrete steps” toward creating a “comprehensive” regional free-trade agreement, without setting a target for achieving that goal.
Top APEC officials lay groundwork for regional FTA | 9-November-2010
Senior regional officials concluded their meeting Monday at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Yokohama with a decision to pursue a regionwide free-trade zone.
APEC debates becoming body that can forge FTA | 8-November-2010
Pacific Rim economies are debating whether to change the informal Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum so that it can negotiate the creation of a Pacific-wide free trade zone.
Protesters call for end to APEC meets | 8-November-2010
"Japan is talking about a free-trade agreement for the Asia-Pacific region. But for Asian laborers, realization of this goal will mean increased unemployment or the shedding of full-time employees in favor of contract workers and the lowering of wages and salaries," union representatives say
APEC to refer to Pacific FTA as pathway to free trade area: draft | 4-November-2010
At the annual APEC summit meeting in Yokohama on Nov. 13 and 14, the 21-member forum is planning to specify for the first time in its declaration the possible efforts to realize the long-term goal of creating a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific.
Regional and national CSOs push for right to information, fourth pillar on environment and accountability in trade agreements in ASEAN | 28-October-2010
As ASEAN advances towards its goal of becoming an economic community in 2015, it has to confront urgent issues relating to the people’s right to information, trade and economic agreements, and the environmental concerns resulting from this integration into the regional and global economy.
APEC business leaders hope for creation of regional free-trade zone | 15-October-2010
A business advisory body to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum called on APEC leaders Thursday to recommit themselves to create a region-wide free trade zone, saying it is the "most practical means" to realize trade liberalization.
Regional trade pacts take Pacific spotlight ahead of APEC summit | 27-September-2010
In less than two months, Pacific Rim countries are expected to present a clear picture on how they will pursue their long-term vision of creating a regionwide free-trade zone.
Iran, Armenia to sign FTA | 12-September-2010
Iran and Armenia will sign a free trade agreement (FTAs) during the Armenian economy minister’s upcoming visit to Tehran.
Filipinas también busca firmar un TLC con Taiwán | 4-September-2010
Dentro de un año aproximadamente, Filipinas podrá iniciar las negociaciones para la firma de un TLC con Taiwán, según declaración del Viceministro de Comercio Exterior e Industria de ese país.
GCC, ASEAN to push forward economic integration | 30-August-2010
The Gulf Cooperation Council and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations have decided to explore the possibility of reaching a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) and a free trade agreement.
Asia seeks closer Colombia ties | 12-August-2010
Japan’s planned bilateral investment treaty with Colombia could lead to an FTA, while China wants a Colombia FTA as well.
Filipinas firmaría TLC con Taiwan | 10-August-2010
Filipinas no excluirá la posibilidad de negociar cualesquier arreglos concernientes al libre comercio con Taiwan, a pesar de adoptar la política de "una China".
Straight talk across Palk Strait — “No FTAs”! | 15-June-2010
A joint India-Lanka people’s statement for cultivating peace and not free trade agreements
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Et si les firmes prenaient le pouvoir ? | 5-Dec-2013
La Vía Campesina se hace presente en Bali para protestar en contra OMC y el Régimen de Libre Comercio | 4-Dec-2013
More than 100 organizations sign transatlantic statement opposing dangerous investor "rights" chapter in CETA | 26-Nov-2013
Trade-talk protesters push limit, then back off | 21-Nov-2013
Wikileaks publie le chapitre portant sur la propriété intellectuelle de l’accord secret de Partenariat Trans-Pacifique | 16-Nov-2013
The people can defeat the Trans-Pacific Partnership | 15-Nov-2013
La démocratie otage du libre échange | 2-Nov-2013
Déclaration de la société civile de l’Afrique de l’Ouest sur l’Accord de Partenariat économique et le Tarif extérieur Commun | 25-Oct-2013
FTA Watch condemns bid to amend Article 190 | 18-Oct-2013
EPA is no more | 17-Oct-2013
Canada-EU trade deal: Sell-out or celebration? Public needs a veto on massive corporate rights treaty | 17-Oct-2013
At summit, Kerry’s visit draws 100 anti-TPPA protestors | 11-Oct-2013