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Peasants and farmers in Europe want a fresh start for a trade policy that enables fair prices, protects the climate and secures human rights, instead of just trying to fix the current model!
India will seek concessions for its rice exports to South Korea as Seoul levies a whopping 513% tariff on imported rice and buys rice from only five countries under its tariff rate quota regime.
The two aim for a free trade agreement (FTA) in the long run and have been working on an initial trade deal for almost two years amid a plethora of bilateral issues ranging from medical devices, agriculture, Harley Davidson motorbikes, e-commerce, totalisation pact, visa issues and disputes at the World Trade Organization.
Australia’s agricultural export performance over the past 15 years has been supported by the proliferation of free trade agreements.
The EU agreed to drop its 8% tariff on US lobsters while the US agreed to cut in half tariffs on EU imports, including some prepared meals, crystal glassware and cigarette lighters.
The Donald Trump’s administration is seeking abolition of import duty on agricultural exports to Kenya.
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Indonesian CSOs assesses the national economic recovery strategy by strengthening policies economic liberalization focusing only on investment and exports will only be increasingly open space for corporate monopoly on economic resources.
In this time of Covid-19, free trade negotiations have not subsided, and are even increasing. In Thailand the government is trying again to join the CPTPP.
Time has come for us to take back control of our food systems and promote local production of our food systems.
The USMCA trade agreement under President Trump is negatively impacting local farmers, but economists said the agreement assures low priced produce in stores.
The United States will hold a new annual senior-level economic dialogue with Taiwan to strengthen bilateral economic ties, after Taiwan pledged last week it would open its market to previously banned categories of American pork and beef.
The Japanese and British governments stopped short of reaching a broad accord on a new bilateral trade deal, citing the need for further negotiations on how to handle Japanese tariffs on British blue cheese.
Some 200 pig farmers and workers staged a protest in front of the Yunlin County government building to oppose the central government’s decision to allow imports of US pork containing the controversial veterinary drug ractopamine.
Taiwan paved the way for an eventual free trade deal with the United States by announcing an easing of restrictions on the import of US beef and pork.
India should not give any concessions to the US under any trade deal as subsidised imported milk and other dairy products would kill livelihoods in India especially when the sector is expected to create 11 million jobs in rural households.
Such a deal will have repercussions on our agricultural production and economy.
The deal is ready to be signed, but US says if India wants trade benefits under GSP restored, it must give business equivalent to that amount.
Ukraine is ready for further cooperation in the agricultural sector with Israel and the sustainable export of Ukrainian agricultural products to the Israeli market.
US dairy farmers want unfettered access of their milk products to the Kenyan market in the proposed free trade agreement between Nairobi and Washington, which could have far-reaching implications on Kenya’s milk farmers.