33 domestic and international groups have written to NZ Prime Minister, calling for NZ to use its bilateral trade negotiations with the United Kingdom and European Union to push for an end to vaccine apartheid.
Which countries use free trade deals to push corporate control over seeds? Which countries are under attack from these deals?
The complaint addresses the lack of transparency and democratic deficits of the CETA committees’ work.
We need a multilateral trade system where people and their social movements are at equal footing with governments in defining the trade rules between countries.
An environmental group is pleading with the Canadian government to reject a controversial trade deal it says would further fuel deforestation in the Amazon in a new letter addressed to Canada’s minister of foreign affairs.
Grassroots movements from the Americas have accumulated experiences and a history of struggles for sovereignty and integration.
The Korean and Egyptian leaders are expected to agree on a joint feasibility study for a bilateral free trade deal, which if sealed would be Korea’s first free trade agreement with an African country.
Turkey and Mercosur need to move economic relations further and sign free trade agreements, said Turkish Foreign Minister.
Indonesia Trade Minister said that at least three trade deals were slated for completion or near completion this year as part of government efforts to diversify export markets.
In the Philippine, RCEP ratification was distracted by the pandemic and typhoon response. The coming May polls may present some hurdles in fast-tracking accession to RCEP.
A UK agreement with India, the negotiations for which begin this week, could worsen conditions in the clothing sweatshops of South Asian neighbors, according to labor rights campaigners and a major industry group.
The AfCFTA can truly make Ghana a gateway for the African market. US companies already see the opportunity, said US Ambassador to Ghana.