Australia’s costs for tobacco case it won show why NZ must get rid of ISDS now.
It has taken a second FOI case and another two years to reveal that Australian taxpayers were only awarded half of the costs of defending Australia’s tobacco plain packaging laws against tobacco giant Philip Morris in March 2017.
The annulment committee has dismissed Churchill’s application for annulment of the award for the dispute arising out of the revocation of the mining licenses that made up the East Kutai Coal Project in East Kalimantan.
Indonesian sugarcane and cattle farmers are expressing worry over a possible high inflow of sugar and livestock from Australia following the signing of the IA CEPA.
IA-CEPA will help ensure that Australia, and its horticulture producers, will be able to benefit from the country’s expected economic growth.
As released by Government of Australia
Indonesia – Australia CEPA signed without prior released text to assess its costs and benefits.
Australian unions stepped up their opposition to the deal as it currently stands and warned they would lobby a future Labor government to renegotiate the terms before it is ratified by parliament.
Press Release: Pursuing FTA finalization target, Indonesian Government are trading away people’s live and rights
The Indonesia FTA has been signed without any public scrutiny of the text and without any independent assessment of its overall costs and benefits.
Australian industry leaders laud the deal that hit a wall in October over when Australian Prime Minister considered moving the Australian embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Indonesia is to sign a trade and investment partnership deal with Australia in March, Indonesia’s trade minister said.
Progress on a free trade agreement between Australia and the European Union has been interrupted by the names of cheeses and wines.
Clive Palmer has channelled his corporate empire through New Zealand and threatened to use free trade rules to sue Australian taxpayers for $45 billion as part of a dispute with a Chinese mining company.
New Zealand has joined Australia in signing up to a deal with Britain aimed at softening the impact of Brexit on trade.
Pacific trade pact takes off with tariff cut in six nations that ratified the pact
Global corporations should not have special legal rights to undermine the policies of democratically elected governments.
As released by the European Commission
Failure to ratify the Peru-Australia free trade agreement this year will cause major agricultural industries to miss out on improved market access and tariff cuts, says the country’s peak dairy group.
In 2018, there were many international trade talks the government wanted to be wrapped up such as Indonesia-Australia CEPA, Indonesia-Europe FTA and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, says IGJ Executive Director