Days of action

- 26-28 Nov 2017: EU-Africa citizen forum in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. More details here
- 7-13 Dec 2017: Week of action against WTO in Buenos Aires, Argentina. More details here

Negotiations

El Gobierno reconoce que con el CETA sólo podrá aplicar políticas medioambientales o sanitarias "siempre que estén justificadas"

23-Nov-2017Público En respuesta a una batería de preguntas parlamentarias de Unidos Podemos en el Congreso, el Ejecutivo rechaza encargar un estudio sobre el impacto del acuerdo comercial entre Bruselas y Canadá en España, a la vez que afirma que éste no va a tener "efectos negativos", sin tener ningún informe que sustente este vaticinio.


Key issues

MEPs amp up pressure on Commission over digital trade

23-Nov-2017 EuractivMEPs are exerting pressure on the European Commission to draw up rules on data flows in foreign trade agreements, an area where the EU executive has so far not pinned down any tangible policy.

Texts of agreements

22-Nov-2017  | NAFTA: Summary of US objectives for the renegotiation (Nov 2017) As published by the Office of the US Trade Representative
11-Nov-2017  | EU-Japan FTA - draft intellectual property chapter (May 2017) As leaked by Greenpeace

Comments

17-Nov-2017  Accord d’association avec l’UE : L’Algérie perd plus de 700 milliards DA
mishka171: si l’Algérie ne dénonce pas cet accord bilateral malgré le manqué à gagner c’est qu’il leur est quand meme utile....
17-Nov-2017  The "Ardern Clause" in TPP: A novel approach to curbing investment-state dispute settlement
Stuart Mathieson: This thought has possibilities. It has the merit of potentially keeping out of power any local politicians who doesn’t subscribe to it. An
1-Nov-2017  TPPA-11 (The zombie TPPA)
Josephine Barlow: Kiaora Jacinda please do not submit our country to TPPA? Our country is at risk of losing our sovereignty. Maori can help build homes on their