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.
Extractive companies are the most frequent users of the investor-state dispute settlement system (ISDS), making up 29 percent of all ICSID claims in fiscal year 2021.
The EU managed to avoid mass protest by creating an ethical narrative around its trade negotiations with authoritarian Vietnam.
As the possibility of a free-trade agreement (FTA) between Bangladesh and Australia is unlikely soon, trade officials suggest signing a bilateral investment treaty to bolster investment.
Ukraine’s free trade agreement with Turkey could be signed in February during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Kyiv.
Canada is joining Mexico’s official complaint requesting a dispute settlement panel to resolve a claim that the US is violating the new NAFTA by insisting on a stricter interpretation of a key provision on auto parts.
China’s Ministry of Finance on Thursday announced that South Korea will adopt the favorable tariff rates of the RCEP trade pact starting from February 1, as the country has finished ratification of the deal.
Bilateral trade between the countries is worth about $50 billion per year. Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said both countries had agreed to avoid “sensitive issues” and focus on areas where there is more complementarity.