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Trump’s new trade deal is disastrous for the planet
The deal’s chapter on the environment fails to even mention "climate change." Nor does it include meaningful standards to prevent corporations from dumping toxic pollution in border communities.
Trump sights in WTO procurement pact for leverage on UK, EU
By threatening to withdraw from the GPA, the Trump administration can increase its leverage and obtain greater public procurement concessions in bilateral talks with the EU and UK.
Uber ready to take dispute with Colombia to international arbitration: regional manager
The ride-hailing firm said its initial calculations suggest damages from suspending its service in Colombia will exceed $250 million.
Coronavirus may delay hard-fought US trade wins in China
The rapidly spreading coronavirus could claim one more victim: the United States-China trade deal.
The China trade deal: Phase one of what for US farmers?
What does what we know of the so-called Phase One deal mean for US agribusiness exports to China and, down the value chain, for US farmers?
US-UK trade deal needs labor, climate protections, enforcement: US lawmaker
A future US-UK trade agreement must incorporate strong provisions on worker rights, environmental protection, US House Ways and Means Committee Chairman said.
Trump will insist NHS pays more for drugs in trade deal, says ambassador
Donald Trump will put the interests of corporate America first and demand that the NHS pays higher prices for US drugs in a free-trade deal with the UK, the outgoing British ambassador to Washington said.
PH stays open to free trade deals with US, EU
The Philippines remains open to move forward discussions on possible separate free trade agreements (FTAs) with the United States and the European Union after talks have recently slowed down.
Phase 1 US China trade deal: patent provisions
China agreed to extend patent terms for novel drugs "to compensate for unreasonable delays that occur in granting the patent or during pharmaceutical product marketing approvals."
The bully in the lunchroom: The US moves to weaken Mexico’s new junk food labeling law
Even though US negotiators were forced by public opposition to remove language explicitly banning front-of-package graphic labels from New NAFTA, other provisions of concern remain in the trade deal.
Trump signs trade deal with Canada and Mexico
President Trump signed the trade deal at the White House, fulfilling a campaign promise to rewrite the North American trade rules.
CPEC: the bigger picture
For China, the benefits of the BRI go beyond mere connectivity and trade to ratcheting up its regional and global clout. Capital, whether it takes the form of equity or credit, is a principal source of extending leverage over other nations.
US, Kenya to start trade talks seen as template for Africa
The US and Kenya are expected to announce negotiations on a free-trade agreement, America’s first such deal with a sub-Saharan country.
US to talk trade deal with India before Donald Trump’s visit
India expects to sign deals to raise its defense and energy purchases from the US during Donald Trump’s visit: said a Report.
EU ban on US chicken and ’hormone-treated beef’ should be revisited - US Agriculture Secretary
Concerns that a previous EU-US trade deal was anti-democratic and would lower food safety, labour and environmental standards resulted in in mass protests in Germany, Austria and France in 2015.
Trump’s ’massive’ US-UK trade deal faces big hurdles
Britain is the United States’ closest ally but their long friendship may be sorely tested as the two countries try to forge a new trade agreement.
Swiss Economics Minister wants to move US trade deal forward
Talks with US President Donald Trump were useful, says Swiss Economics Minister Guy Parmelin, who is cautiously optimistic about moving trade negotiations forward.
The US drops ISDS
The US government used to be the chief proponent of strong investor protection clauses in international trade deals. No longer. What happened?
How a trade deal with the US could destroy the UK’s climate change goals
Boris Johnson’s plan to diverge from EU rules threatens crucial environmental regulations.
After China trade deal, Europe and UK next on Trump’s to-do list
US President Donald Trump vowed to rip up international trade deals and rebalance America’s global trade relationships.