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.
IPEF looks nothing other than these new age ’spheres of political influence’ that replace cold war alliances. Calling it ’not a typical trade deal’ is at one level just a spin with free trade agreements written all over the initiative.
Ongoing FTA negotiations will adversely impact farmers, fishers, patients, traders and impinge on a progressive digital industrialisation strategy.
The European Union is aiming to enact up to five trade deals in record time to ensure its future as a clean tech leader, by securing supplies of key raw materials, increasing markets for green exports and reducing its reliance on China.
For an APEP to deliver gains for the millions of citizens of American nations suffering from past corporate-rigged trade agreements, talks must fix parts of existing pacts that cause ongoing harm.
A Peruvian delegation will be in the People’s Republic of China from February 6 to 10, 2023 in order to start negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement with Hong Kong.
The study assesses the feasibility of a comprehensive bilateral trade agreement covering goods and services.
Argentina and Germany have reaffirmed their commitment to “soon” close a free trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur South American trade grouping.
Trade experts, business executives, and advocates of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) from across the continent have expressed concerns about the slow progress on the ratification of the protocol on the movement of people.The agreement has, thus far, been signed by fifty-four of the fifty-five African Union (AU) member states.