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Government of Canada takes next step in compensating Canada’s dairy farmers
The compensation is valued at $1.75 billion to dairy producers for the market access concessions made under CETA and the CPTPP.
TNCs reviving TPP Frankenstein
Corporate globalisation and Covid-19 should also have taught developing countries that they must reject FTAs strengthening IPRs, ISDS and TNCs in order to secure policy space to ’build back better’.
CPTPP a chance for China to further integrate into Asia-Pacific
If both the US and China join the CPTPP, and it becomes the world’s largest free trade agreement, then the RCEP would recede in significance. CPTPP, comprising both the US and China, sensing more economic benefits in committing to the RCEP.
South Korea to ’actively’ consider joining CPTPP this year
South Korea said today it plans to "actively" consider joining a mega Asia-Pacific free trade agreement (FTA) initiated again by the US in an effort to diversify the country’s export portfolio amid growing trade protectionism.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Intellectual property and trade in the Pacific rim
This book considers the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership [TPP] on intellectual property and trade.
Japan, Mexico agree to expand membership of TPP free trade pact
Britain, China and South Korea have recently shown interest in joining the TPP, while Japanese officials are keeping close tabs on whether Washington will return to the framework.
With eye on China, Japan refuses to ease TPP rules for new members
TPP-11 has suddenly turned into something of an exclusive club that nations are clamoring to get in. But next year’s chair of the trade pact, Japan, will be the gatekeeper upholding the strictest standards.
UK signs continuity trade deal with Mexico, keeps EU benefits
The UK signed a continuity trade deal with Mexico, its 31st-largest trading partner, preserving the benefits of the accord it had with the country through European Union membership.
UK starts new trade ties with Asia post-Brexit
Britain hopes Singapore and Vietnam deals will bring it closer to joining Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Moon: S. Korea to consider joining CPTPP to expand its free trade network
President Moon Jae-in said that South Korea is considering becoming a member of a major Asia-Pacific free trade agreement, known as the CPTPP.
China will ’actively consider’ joining CPTPP free-trade pact, Xi says
China will "actively consider" signing up for a regional free- trade pact, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), President Xi Jinping said.
Japan aims to expand CPTPP trade pact as UK, China eye membership
Japan aims to expand a major regional free trade pact called the CPTPP, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday, potentially catering for China’s and Britain’s interest in joining the deal.
Taiwan, frozen out of RCEP, explores trade agreement options with US
Taiwan reiterated Sunday its desire to join the CPTPP, and negotiators are in Washington this week hammering out a potential free trade agreement with the United States.
RCEP trade deal: US should worry less about China’s role and more about being left out
The challenge is not that the world’s biggest trade deal is China-led or heralds a Sinocentric order – both of which are misrepresentations anyway – but that the Asia-Pacific region has shown no need of US leadership or even involvement.
Japan aims to expand CPTPP trade pact as UK, China eye membership
Japan aims to expand a major regional free trade pact called the CPTPP, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Friday, potentially catering for China’s and Britain’s interest in joining the deal.
Too early to join CPTPP: Taiwan economic minister
The time is not yet ripe for Taiwan to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), economic minister Wang Mei-hua said.
Explainer: What happens now the RCEP trade deal has been signed?
Fifteen Asia-Pacific economies signed what could become the world’s largest free trade agreement on Sunday, covering nearly a third of the global population and about 30% of its global gross domestic product.
Taiwan talks up trans-Pacific trade pact after exclusion from world’s largest free-trade bloc RCEP
Trade-dependent Taiwan has made relatively good progress towards joining the revamped version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but it is awaiting clearer rules on membership, the island’s chief trade negotiator said.
Jane Kelsey: Let’s not play Lazarus to toxic TPPA trade deal
We are living in a very different world from the era that gave us the TPPA, which was turbulent enough. We have new realities, new priorities, and new challenges.
Trade agreements are a powerful piece in the geopolitical chess game
Trade agreements can be as powerful as military force for achieving a country’s strategic objectives.