International trade negotiations currently underway hold a big threat to the future of Indian agriculture
The negotiator’s comments were non-committal but indicated that for now, the RCEP talks have not yet moved decisively into a TRIPS-plus scenario.
A mock zombie virus outbreak was quarantined at the offices of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade in Auckland by campaigners demanding the NZ government end efforts to resurrect the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
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Representatives from the two countries met in Beijing to discuss matters such as technical trade barriers, rules of origin, customs procedures and trade facilitation.
The European Commission has postponed the release of its proposals for trade talks with Australia and New Zealand to the fall, a senior official told the European Parliament’s trade committee.
By plunging into negotiations with Latin American countries in the Pacific Alliance, New Zealand maintains its shameful record of failing to hold partners to account on labour abuses.
Australia and New Zealand each announced the start of free trade agreement negotiations with the Pacific Alliance trade bloc.
The alliance, which comprises Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru, will admit Singapore, Australia, New Zealand and Canada as associate members in a first step to broadening the reach of its trade flows and investments.
Tariff elimination on dairy into China is one issue New Zealand will be looking to progress in the Free Trade Agreement update with China.
New Zealand hopes to take another step towards being the first country to sign up to a trade deal with a group of Latin American and South American countries.
The scoping discussions covered, at a high level, the shared ambition for some key issues often addressed in trade negotiations.
The New Zealand Government has set a target of having 90 per cent of goods traded with the European Union covered by a free trade agreement by 2030.
The PACER-Plus model of development is based on an increasingly questionable form of economics which naively imagines that national economies will adapt automatically to enhanced price signals from liberalised international markets from which ’distortions’ are removed.
The long-stalled free trade agreement between New Zealand and the Gulf Cooperation Council faces further delay.
There’s been a call for more time to be given to Pacific civil society organisations and the private sector to assess the proposed regional free trade deal known as PACER Plus.
As released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of New Zealand
Major New Zealand exporters are applauding the government’s efforts to salvage a massive trade deal, but a long-time opponent says it is basically dead in the water.
Peru and Indonesia will soon begin a series of bilateral meetings to reach a free trade agreement.
Some nations such as New Zealand, Australia and Japan have been pushing for the deal to continue, but Malaysia’s Trade Minister Mustapa Mohamed said his country was less keen to proceed.