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Nuevo revés para Monsanto en Costa Rica | 19-September-2014
César Zamora: Siempre se confunde lo que significa adquirir la exclusividad, sobre lo que una persona desarrolla con la autorización para comercializar. La siembra de transgénicos en Guatemala está prohibida, excepto cuando es para investigació ...
EU must tear up association agreement with Israel | 13-September-2014
Bernard K. Gordon: A very misguided comment was posted on your site, recommending that the EU-Israel trade agreement be "torn up." As many, many long and directly-experienced American commentators have pointed out, the record of Hamas during the Israel/Hamas ...
Bilateral Investment Treaty to lure US companies to India, says expert | 12-September-2014
Muthucumaraswamy Sornarajah: It is a myth that investment treaties attract foreign investment. There are no studies which conclusively prove this assumption. What we know is that the existing Indian BITs have enabled disgruntled investors to bring arbitrations against India. Th ...
US dairy groups oppose Canadian market access restrictions | 9-September-2014
Harvey Dann: I read with great interest your article on cheese imports into Canada. It is unfortunate that this happened for everyone concerned. Perhaps everyone needs to take a look at COOL (Country of Origin Labelling) and how some segments of your industry an ...
US back ECOWAS’ efforts to attain borderless trade status | 4-September-2014
Rosi DeJean: The overall evidence of free trade has failed to support economic development in any of the countries under the Free Trade Act. The evidence has supported a rise in poverty in those regions, especially reviewing the Caribbean islands (Haiti, Jamaica ...
Government moves to protect rooibos in EU — eight years on | 4-September-2014
JACK: FINALLY Someone gets some Backbone
Guatemalan court suspends "Monsanto Law" | 4-September-2014
chantal theroux: Wow!!you impress me people of guatemala!!here in canada we think that you are a very intelligent nation don't let them take a your land and poisonne it!!! Lots of love keep fighting!!!!:)
S&D Group president Gianni Pittella: "We oppose ISDS mechanism in EU-Canada trade deal" | 1-September-2014
read: So, states should be allowed to inflict multi-billion dollar fines on corporations trough state institutions and courts, but corporations should not be allowed to sue governments for expropriation, backward-enforced laws and other populist transgres ...
Don’t let Americans put hormones and pesticides in our dinner, warns Jamie Oliver as he launches latest food offensive | 26-August-2014
John: If the US government gets their way Europe is going to stay busy building more hospitals and graduating more doctors.
US trade officials say it’s their way or the highway on TPP | 21-August-2014
Bernard k. Gordon: The title of this report does not comport with the facts as contained in the report. The US acted in good faith, in a way specifically designed to promote sound environmental goals related to forestry. Those goals were supported by the U.S. Congress ...
War of the FTAs | 21-August-2014
Bernard k. Gordon: A biased and ill-informed report. Among many other problems, it misstates the original goals of the WTO, and it totally ignores the facts surrounding the creation of the TPP. It is in essence a scare-tactic report that does not warrant serious atten ...
Africa’s "grand" FTA negotiation progressing well: SADC officials | 20-August-2014
Professor Gilbert NMO Morris: Free Trade Zones, secured by Free Trade Agreements are as notoriously popular as they are infamously over-rated. The problem is not the intention of the designers. It is rather a lack of intention or design sufficiently imagined, implemented and man ...
Don’t let Americans put hormones and pesticides in our dinner, warns Jamie Oliver as he launches latest food offensive | 19-August-2014
John: In 1969 I worked in the USA for 6 months. During that time I gained a lot of weight which I lost after return to the UK. My GP claimed that it may have been due to the growth hormones fed to USA cattle getting into the human food chain which was dis ...
EU-Canada trade deal leak ‘ridicules’ TTIP consultation, campaigners say | 15-August-2014
anonymous: The notion that investors are greedy and governments and national courts work solely in people's interest is wrong. There are EU member states where corruption is rife and whose governments, legislatures and courts aren't trusted by their ...
TTIP won’t let big banks wriggle out of regulations, EU negotiators insist | 12-August-2014
Chris: Where does TiSA fit in? It would be easy to make such assurances about TTIP if the "more secret" TiSA services deal was in fact where the worst was hidden. Wikileaks published documents in June which show TiSA mandating a very high level o ...
SADC signs EPA with EU | 11-August-2014
Marc Maes: The above article makes the common mistake to confuse 'siging" and "initialling": initialling is done by the chief negotiators, signing by the governments and ratification by the heads of state usually after the approval of the p ...
TTIP: battle of the choirs | 4-August-2014
Owen Ramos: Didn't mind the second guys... thought they were pretty dang good.
Mexico purchases of US corn more than double | 31-July-2014
Paul: Will this corn being exported to México be the Transgenic type and if so will the corn products be labelled as transgenic? I very much doubt it. México should not need to import corn, but mistakes made by the 1994 Nafta agreement meant tha ...
What you should know about the unusual Jpepa | 6-July-2014
edd nieva: In manufacturing companies using imported materials from japan from different local suppliers, what are the provision in Jpepa in paying taxes. We belong to automotive companies and one of our local supplier with Japanese material content already lo ...

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