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CAP calls on MPs to reject TPPA
The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked that the Government is making a mockery of Parliament by seeking a blank cheque for the country to be tied to the controversial Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).
Corporate power doesn’t always win: remembering the FTAA
A decade ago, a transnational coalition beat back the largest corporate trade deal in history. Here’s what they can teach opponents of the TPP.
Trade deals and the TPP corporate power grab - resistance must continue!
Unions and their allies have a window of opportunity to stop the TPP.
Peterson Institute study shows TPP will lead to $357 billion increase in annual imports
There are several important issues that may have been missed thus there are reasons for believing that these projections may not prove correct.
Anti-TPPA rally tells deaf gov’t off
Protestors at the anti-TPPA (Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement) demonstration say the people are sending the message that they do not want the secretive agreement signed by the government.
Chilean social groups to protest Monsanto, anti-democratic TPP
Citizen opposition to the signing of the TPP will take place throughout the region, with joint mobilizations taking place in Peru and Argentina.
Ngapuhi considers Waitangi day protest if TPP signed
A Ngapuhi elder is threatening to block the Government from Te Tii Marae on Waitangi Day if the Trans Pacific Partnership is signed, saying the signing is a breach of the Treaty of Waitangi.
Lametti on CETA: ’We’ll get this deal to work’
CETA, China, softwood lumber among government’s top trade priorities for 2016. Canada’s government is willing to address ISDS concerns.
30% of SMEs risk going bust post-TPPA
About 30% of small and medium companies risk going under once the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) comes into force.
US targets new opportunities in Latin America
Economic growth and expanding middle class is fuelling demand for US agricultural products.
Thanks to TPP, Canada could get caught in global privacy battle
Trade deal coupled with EU court decision could spell trouble for our laws.
The TPP will cost Canada 58,000 jobs — and won’t grow the economy
New study shows that Canada can expect a mere 0.28 per cent increase to GDP growth and will lead to 58,000 net job losses over the next ten years.
TPPA briefing to NGOs by Ms. Sanya Reid Smith
Ms. Reid Smith analyses the implications of trade agreements on economic and social sectors and various policies in developing countries.
The geopolitics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), a US imperial strategy
It is a trade deal that seeks to buttress the dominant role of the United States in shaping the political and economic world order by fending off a formidable challenger like China. At its very core, TPPA is geopolitical.
DPJ set to block Abe government’s push to ratify TPP in current Diet session
The main opposition Democratic Party of Japan is considering blocking moves by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact during the current Diet session, a senior DPJ lawmaker said Friday.
Trading down: Unemployment, inequality and other risks of the trans-pacific partnership agreement
TPP would lead to losses in employment and increases in inequality. Benefits for economic growth are more limited, and they are negative in some countries such as the United States.
Allgeier: TISA deal could help fix TPP flaw
The Obama administration could partly fix a flaw in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement through separate negotiations on the proposed Trade in Services Agreement.
Global economy moved one step forward, one step back in 2015
The problem of TPP is with the “investment” chapter, which severely constrains environmental, health, and safety regulation, and even financial regulations with significant macroeconomic impacts.
Industry meets Nirmala Sitharaman, flags FTAs
Representatives of industry raised concerns about the impact of various free-trade agreements (FTAs) on the country’s trade and sought more clarity on guidelines governing e-commerce in a meeting with commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday.
Nirmala Sitharaman: Govt open to revisiting FTAs
The government is open to reviewing and renegotiating existing free trade agreements (FTAs) India has signed with different countries, Union minister of state for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.