Just before Christmas, Canadian copper miner First Quantum, in an ongoing spat with the Panamanian government over royalties, launched two ISDS cases against the state.
We who signed this memorandum would like to express concern about Malaysia’s participation in and ratification of the CPTPP which will have a large negative impact on farmers, livestock breeders and fishermen as well as on the food security and sovereignty of Malaysians in the future.
With the pressing issues of rising prices of basic commodities, the declining real wages and purchasing power of workers, and the destruction of local agriculture, the IPEF and its Four Pillars will degrade the lives of the people and the planet.
APWLD members and partners attending the APWLD Convening on Trade and Corporate Power in Asia Pacific in Chiang Mai, Thailand stand together to oppose the IPEF which is currently on its first round of negotiations in Australia.
Joint statement by the Platform "Chile without Free Trade Agreements" network, MPs and social organizations.
Māori communities will be impacted upon by almost every pillar of IPEF. We will
therefore be monitoring closely and exercising influence over all those elements.
Azerbaijan wants to increase economic relations with Pakistan by signing a preferential trade agreement, Ambassador of Azerbaijan Khazar Farhadov said.
It would open up opportunities in sectors such as renewables, technology, manufacturing and tourism, analysts say.
The government is considering the establishment of more bilateral free trade agreements to access broader markets for Cambodia-made products.
The inter-ministerial negotiation teams for the Cambodia-United Arab Emirates Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement are expected to finalise the free trade pact during the third round of the bilateral negotiation to be held this month in Dubai
Farmer groups maintain their opposition against the Regional Comprehensive Economic Cooperation (RCEP) as Senate resumes its deliberations Tuesday, Feb. 7, on the country’s participation in the mega trade deal.
The Indonesian Employers’ Association (Apindo) revealed that Indonesia’s export growth to partner countries has actually been slower after joining the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) which began in the early 2000s.