Emissions from increased bilateral trade in 10 farm products are expected to go up by 15%, compared to 2019, if the EFTA-Mercosur free trade agreement is implemented.
CIDSE, MISEREOR and Greenpeace published a new legal opinion that proves that in order to provide effective protection of human rights and environmental standards, the agreement needs to be renegotiated.
The claims that German energy companies RWE and Uniper have submitted in response to a Dutch law that phases out coal by 2030 are not in line with the declining value and profitability of their coal power plants in the Netherlands.
As civil society organisations from the UK and the EU, we want to express our concerns regarding the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement which is currently provisionally applied.
Pakistan is the latest to start withdrawing from international treaties that give corporations the power to sue governments over environmental and public interest regulations.
It’s time to reconsider investor-state dispute settlement; inaction risks rising costs of shifting from fossil fuels to green alternatives.
This includes the protocols on rules of origin which seeks to deal with the issue of third party exports into the free zone area.
The strategy seeks to increase Namibia’s exports under the AGOA program, which allows Namibia to export over 6,400 products tariff-free to the United States.
"Pre-FTA discussions will start any time now. In the coming weeks, we will set the timeline and we will have discussions," says official.
The conclusion of a bilateral preferential trade agreement between Ukraine and the United States can become an effective tool of geoeconomics, providing increased global competition in trade.
Cambodia and India have started talks on the possible establishment of a bilateral free trade agreement as the two countries boost cooperation in all sectors, particularly trade.
Australian and Palestinian human rights groups have urged Australia to stop pursuing a potential free trade agreement with Israel and condemn its actions in Gaza and East Jerusalem.