The TPP-11 implementing legislation is now being reviewed by a Joint Parliamentary Committee on which the government has a majority.
The South Korean government has decided to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). It is now mulling over when to sign it.
There is nothing progressive about the CPTPP except its name.
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association would much prefer the use of trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and benefit from having rules-based, science-based trade from those free trade agreements.
Japan’s foreign minister has met his new Colombian counterpart and asked the South American country to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.
Amid rising tensions in the US-China bilateral relationship and increasing fears of a now-realized trade war, President Donald Trump announced that he would consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Japan has already completed its domestic procedures to ratify the pact and Peru is in the midst of its own ratification process.
A range of labour, health and environmental organisations are calling for a clause to be inserted into the CPTPP Amendment Bill that would prevent future governments from extending investor-state dispute settlement to countries seeking to join the agreement.
Motegi and Lighthizer exchanged views on individual trade areas but nothing has been decided.
With negligible real trade gains from the original TPP, the US withdrawal has made benefits from the regional agreement even more trivial.
Motegi told Lighthizer that Japan believes the TPP — an 11-member regional trade pact from which the United States withdrew last year — is the best trade deal for the two countries.
Japan will try to avert steep tariffs on its car exports and fend off US demands for a bilateral free trade agreement at talks in Washington, but a quick fix for the trade imbalance between the two countries appears elusive.
New Zealand Labour-led government’s ‘Trade for All agenda’ is somehow meant to re-engender confidence without addressing any issues.
Trade negotiations have been increasingly used as a political tool.
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Research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture indicates that a trade agreement with Japan is crucial for the US beef industry
“AFTINET will present evidence today to a Senate inquiry that the TPP-11 increases corporate rights at the expense of people’s rights and the environment and should not be implemented,” AFTINET Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today.
Public hearings will be held in all regions throughout Thailand to gather feedback from all stakeholders on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga says US should return to TPP.
Singapore ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), becoming the third nation to do so after Mexico and Japan