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US-Central Asia TIFA signatories agreed to expand trade, economic and investment cooperation
Prospects to diversify trade and expand investment cooperation were discussed by the representatives of the six countries – Kazakhstan, the US, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan – within TIFA.
The corporate colonization of Latin America
How Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) harms indigenous communities.
Biden should end the fossil fuel industry’s secret weapon
There is an obscure mechanism by which fossil fuel companies maintain their global domination even as their products are destroying our futures.
Joint statement on the fourth meeting of the United States – Argentina council on trade and investment
Argentina expressed its determination to join the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity, and the United States welcomed Argentina’s interest in joining.
Kenya and US governments issue end-of-year deadline for STIP deal conclusion
The Kenya and United States governments have issued a deadline to members in the respective negotiations teams to ensure that the Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership is concluded by the end of the year.
13 IPEF members ink clean fair economy agreements India to sign after domestic approval
The government said 13 IPEF (Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity) bloc members have signed fair and clean economy agreements, while India will ink the deal after getting domestic approval.
Kenya & US Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership enters 6th round of negotiations
Kenya and the United States will be engaging on the sixth round of the Kenya – United States Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership (STIP) negotiations in Mombasa, from June 3-7.
Trade agreements: How African states are resisting pressure from the North but not managing to assert their priorities
African countries are regularly offered Free Trade Agreements by the world’s major economic powers. The balance of power is so unequal that they seem forever condemned to be the big losers.
Trade Minister to sign three Indo-Pacific agreements with 14 countries
The government of New Zealand is set to sign three Indo Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) agreements in Singapore.
US, Indo-Pacific partners holding talks in Singapore on clean energy
The US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is holding a ministerial meeting this week in Singapore, including major firms joining a "Clean Economy" investor forum to boost infrastructure and climate investments across the region.
US, Indo-Pacific partners holding talks in Singapore on clean energy
The US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is holding a ministerial meeting this week in Singapore, including major firms joining a "Clean Economy" investor forum to boost infrastructure and climate investments across the region.
New Sierra Club report: Trading away our climate exposes how trade pacts undermine climate action
Report urges elimination of ISDS Provisions, calls for stronger trade policies to protect climate.
ICSID rules in favour of Peru in decade-long dispute with Kaloti Metals
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) ruled in favour of Peru in a decade-long dispute with gold dealer Kaloti Metals & Logistics, LLC.
PHL seeks FTA with US on cyberspace, digital technology; trade deal with Japan
The Philippines is considering forging a bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA) with the United States on cyberspace and digital technology.
Kenya - US elusive free trade deal at risk of collapse if trump wins election
Hopes for a swift conclusion to the much-anticipated free trade agreement between Kenya and the United States have been dampened as negotiations continue to drag on.
Termination of African countries from AGOA agreement: A threat or opportunity for the African economy?
On January 2024, President Joe Biden of the U.S. announced the termination of Uganda, the Central African Republic, Gabon, and Niger as the beneficiaries of the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA).
NAFTA panel orders rethink on softwood lumber duties
B.C. forests minister says NAFTA panel ruling positive, but doesn’t end softwood lumber dispute.
Taiwan, US wrap up latest round of talks for trade deal
The second round of a second phase of talks under the United States-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade wrapped up in Taipei on Friday (May 3) after discussions about agriculture, environmental protection, and labor issues.
The hidden costs of the US-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
There are many downsides for Singaporeans that are never mentioned. For consumers, the clause on Intellectual Property Rights has been the most damaging.
Victories in the global movement against corporate globalization
For half a century, the ISDS system has allowed multinational corporations to run off with billions of taxpayers dollars while allowing them to undermine environmental standards, public health protections, financial regulations, and other sound policies throughout the world.