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Stop the Energy Charter Treaty

This obscure treaty from the 1990s grants sweeping rights and protections to big energy investors – mainly fossil fuel companies.

The rise and demise of NAFTA Chapter 11

The removal of investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) from the renegotiated NAFTA was a critical victory but Canada, the US and Mexico continue to be enmeshed in an extensive web of bilateral and regional accords containing ISDS.

Rehabilitating protection and resituating trade agreements

Recent calls for the US to launch a trade dispute over Mexico’s proposed decree to ban glyphosate and the planting and importation of GM corn mischaracterize the science on glyphosate, the decree and the role of US trade policy.
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Latest news

PH, Chile to kick off joint economic cooperation this year

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said the Joint Economic Cooperation (JEC) between the Philippines and Chile will commence this year to strengthen trade and investment ties between the two nations.

Japan approves world’s largest trade deal including China, ASEAN

Japan’s parliament approved Wednesday the world’s largest free trade deal, signed by 15 Asia-Pacific countries including China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, raising the possibility for the pact to enter into force later this year.
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