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Podcast: The secret world of investor courts

The Secret World of Investor Courts is a podcast made by the Global Justice Now Youth Network, exploring corporate power, colonialism and climate justice.

AfCFTA digital trade protocol: Unveiling critical flaws

In the turbulent waters of the digital economy, where technological innovation is outpacing regulatory frameworks, the leaked African Continental Free Trade Area protocol on digital trade raises deep concerns.

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Japanese PM discusses Mercosur FTA with Paraguay’s President

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida visited Paraguay to strengthen bilateral ties and counter China’s regional influence. The visit resulted in signed memorandums on climate change, trade, investment, and space cooperation.

Marcos: PH, South Korea to sign free trade pact this year

President Marcos believes that the Philippines and South Korea will approve their free trade agreement (FTA) this year. He also aims for a separate deal to grant duty-free access for certain Philippine products to the South Korean market.

Taiwan, US wrap up latest round of talks for trade deal

The second round of a second phase of talks under the United States-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade wrapped up in Taipei on Friday (May 3) after discussions about agriculture, environmental protection, and labor issues.

PH-EU FTA negotiations could be fast-tracked – DTI chief

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Alfredo Pascual is optimistic that the negotiations for the Philippines-European Union Free Trade Agreement (PH-EU FTA) could be fast-tracked given the speed of the previous trade deal of the country with European countries.

Aspects of NZ-China FTA up for renegotiation

New Zealand is set to begin renegotiating its free trade agreement with China, focusing on further liberalizing services trade. While seeking deeper trade ties with China, New Zealand also aims to maintain security partnerships with traditional allies like Australia and the US.