Uruguay, which will soon sign a free trade deal with Chile and upgrade its agreement with Mexico, has been invited by Colombia and Peru to turn its current agreements with them into an FTA as well
India and Peru look to cement a rapidly growing trade relationship with a free trade agreement.
Peru ratified its free trade agreement (FTA) with Honduras on July 24, 2016, according to a statement from Peru’s Ministry of Trade and Tourism (MINCETUR).
“We hope that after the decision, the State will concentrated its efforts to provide a sustainable solution to the environmental pollution in the city La Oroya.”
A World Bank panel rejected a lawsuit filed against Peru by New York-based Renco Group Inc on technical grounds.
Gramercy Funds Management has filed a $1.6 billion claim against Peru for its refusal to redeem land bonds from the 1970s agrarian reform.
After Peru signed a TPP-like free trade pact with the U.S. in 2007, it has become the largest exporter of fresh asparagus. But asparagus monoculture/agribusiness has resulted in water shortages in the Ica Valley.
Signing the TPP has provoked a debate on whether, when it comes into force, there will be a potential spike in medicines prices.
More than 2,000 people marched in Lima, Peru in opposition to the government’s plan to privatize public water services.
This is the fifth time Peruvians have demonstrated against the free-trade agreement since the beginning of the secret negotiations. Police violently clashed with protesters.
It’s no joke. The consequence that the Transpacific Treaty on Economic Cooperation (the English acronym for which is the TPP) recently signed by 12 countries in the Pacific Ocean, including Mexico, Peru and Chile on this side of the Pond, has on access to medicines is brutal.
Citizen opposition to the signing of the TPP will take place throughout the region, with joint mobilizations taking place in Peru and Argentina.
Economic growth and expanding middle class is fuelling demand for US agricultural products.
Hoping to increase bilateral trade with India, South American nation Peru is looking to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India in the next three to four years, a successful achievement of which will make it the first Latin American country to have an FTA with India.
Writing pharmaceutical regulations into international trade deals can have costly consequences.
TPP negotiators hope to finalize the agreement in the next few days. Political leaders will boast of promoting the well-being of their people and countries. But the reality is that special interests have been given far too much influence on the negotiations.
Analysts say policies initiated under the Free Trade Agreement with the US have taken away labor rights for hundreds of thousands of working class Peruvian citizens.
Advantages and disadvantages of free trade between USA and Peru.
Peru’s Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism Magali Silva and Thailand’s Deputy Minister of Commerce Apiradi Tantraporn agreed to continue moving forward towards the signing of a Free Trade Agreement and strengthen trade ties between the two countries.
An Environmental Investigation Agency report undermines the Obama administration’s argument that free trade helps protect the environment.