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Canada should engage with Taiwan and others given our China troubles
Given the difficult situation between Canada and China, commentators have suggested ways Canada could push back. Among them is a reassessment of our relations with Taiwan.
US businesses urge Thailand to join CPTPP
The US-Asean Business Council is is calling for the Thai government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Canada seeks input on new members for the CPTPP agreement
The Government of Canada has invited members of the public to submit views on the potential admission of additional members to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
No decision yet on CPTPP ratification – Deputy MITI Minister
The government has yet to decide on whether Malaysia will ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership or not.
Trade in trouble: how Asia can lead
The US - China trade dispute has disrupted trade and investment flows, stifling global and regional trade growth.
Trump’s ’America First’ policy driving other countries to ink trade deals, analysts say
Europe, Asia, Africa rush to nail down accords
South Korea stopped discussing its CPTPP membership
The South Korean government has stopped its discussion on joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
A free trade agreement for the worse
It claim that the CPTPP would boost Malaysia’s economic growth by greatly increasing export, but potentially would increase more in imports.
A Bad Free Trade Agreement Is Worse than Nothing
With growing economic conflicts triggered by US President Donald Trump’s novel neo-mercantilist approach to overcoming his nation’s economic malaises, many voices now argue that bad free trade agreements are better than nothing.
Chilean Organizations Reject Trans-Pacific Partnership
Forty-one organizations from the region of Aysen, in southern Chile, demanded that their representatives in the Senate reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP11) when submitted to vote.
’Beef and pork for cheese deal’ sours as strict EU health rules hinder Canadian exports under CETA
But as exports to the EU lag, shipments of pork and beef to Japan have spiked under the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Add ‘Trade for All’ to the list of government sell-outs
There are other governments, international institutions, and influencers who are genuinely rethinking the current rule-book and resisting moves to make it even worse.
Canadian pork exports to Japan catching up to the United States under CPTPP
Economists had warned that the preferential tariff treatment the bloc enjoyed would threaten the market share of American producers
US opts for quick agreement with Japan on agriculture
Latest trade figures show that the trade imbalance persists, #US had a $6.67 billion goods trade deficit with Japan. So the tariff reductions under a bilateral trade pact will be kept to levels set by the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Chile is fighting the TPP-11 hand-to-hand
Chile is currently experiencing convulsed political days given the heated debate over the parliamentary ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, known as TPP11.
Ong: More time needed to decide on CPTPP
Malaysia needs more time to decide whether it will ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Thailand delays application to join trans-Pacific FTA
hailand will delay its application to join a trans-Pacific free trade agreement until after election
Ill-timed beef duty looms over Japan’s talks with Trump
Japanese imports of beef are nearing the point of triggering an automatic tariff increase, which would affect only the US, a nonmember of the TPP-11.
US trade chief to prioritize farm sector in talks with Japan
U.S. Trade Representative will prioritize the agriculture sector once the two countries start negotiations.
Trade numbers show promising start to CPTPP
Data indicate a boost to New Zealand beef and dairy exports.