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Taiwan aims for British trade deal as minister meets president
Taiwan hopes to sign a trade deal with the UK, and that Britain will support Taiwan’s membership of the trade group, President Tsai said.
’Locked out of the Canadian market’: Dairy dispute with Canada takes another step
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern raised concerns Canada was breaking its promises on dairy imports under a trans-Pacific free trade agreement directly with her counterpart Justin Trudeau before escalating the issue.
Latin America trade deal: NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hints at progress
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has hinted at progress in the Government’s longstanding efforts to negotiate a free trade agreement with the Pacific Alliance, a group comprising Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile.
Uruguay to apply to join TPP
Uruguay plans to formally apply to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, which brings together Japan and other Pacific Rim nations, its president has said.
Singapore backs China’s entry into CPTPP, acknowledges lack of consensus
China would need to fulfill the requirements the pact’s requirements, conditions and obligations, a process which Canberra has been wary of for different reasons, such as Beijing imposing a series of measures including tariffs on Australian products.
Australia sees ’no prospect’ of China being accepted into CPTPP
Australia’s trade minister remains concerned about China’s application to join one of the world’s biggest multilateral free trade agreements due to festering disputes between the two countries.
Chilean lawmakers approve Trans-Pacific Partnership
Chile’s congress voted to approve the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) trade deal after four years of legislative debate.
UK may join trans-Pacific free trade pact this year: Japan minister
Members of a trans-Pacific free trade pact could agree in principle to allow Britain to join as a new member this year, using the European country’s case as a model for future aspirants, Japan’s economic minister said.
UK may have extra momentum for CPTPP bid - Trade Minister Damien O’Connor
The chaotic events in Britain this week have put pressure on the UK to complete its accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership soon, but New Zealand is not the blockage.
Withdraw ratification of ‘costly’ CPTPP, says CAP
The Consumers’ Association of Penang wants Malaysia to withdraw from the CPTPP before it comes into force in 60 days as it says the free trade agreement has “far more costs than benefits”
Malaysia becomes 9th country to ratify 11-member CPTPP pact
Malaysia’s cabinet has agreed to ratify the Comprehensive And Progressive Agreement For Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the trade ministry said in a statement.
The false makeup for the TPP-11: the “side letters”
The impacts that TPP-11 will have then must be analyzed in an integral way, not by chapters. For years now, from various academic and social sectors, we have been explaining that agreements such as the TPP-11 are negative in their entirety.
No to TPP-11! Chile’s battle for sovereignty
The recent experience of the countries that have already ratified the TPP-11 and begun to operate, has demonstrated the character of this treaty and its pro-business tribunals, which is nothing more than an insurance for large corporations on their profits and markets.
London’s 2022 CPTPP accession hopes fade
Many CPTPP members believe that the UK government has under-estimated the scale of the challenge of acceding to the 11-nation bloc. Discussions have also revealed problems with the scale of the UK market access offers.
Govt urged to ratify trans-Pacific trade deal soonest possible
The Malaysian Rubber Products Manufacturers Association has urged the government to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership as soon as possible.
UK wants closer ties with Indo-Pacific region - foreign minister
Britain is seeking to join the trans-Pacific trade pact known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, which removes 95% of tariffs between its 11 members.
British investors could sue Australia over climate action if UK joins trans-Pacific trade pact
It’s a portent of claims Australia may face from British companies invested in Australia’s fossil-fuel industries if the United Kingdom gets its way and joins the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Some implications of the digital economy paragraph of the leaked draft ministerial text for IPEF trade pillar
The US will host the first in-person IPEF Ministerial meeting in Los Angeles from 8-9 September 2022, which is expected to launch formal negotiations. Some countries may decide not to remain involved in some or all of the IPEF’s “pillars”.
Costa Rica seeks entry to trans-Pacific trade bloc
Costa Rica formalized its request to join a trade partnership of 11 countries across Asia, Australia and the Americas, President Rodrigo Chaves announced.
Costa Rica hopes to join TPP free trade deal
Costa Rican President has expressed hope that the Central American country will start negotiations to join the 11-country Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal.