The current Senate should defer further action on RCEP. President-elect Bongbong Marcos and the incoming Congress can then review the agreement and craft the country’s trade policy, consistent with an overall plan for the revitalization and competitiveness of Philippine agriculture.
Interview with Chilean activist Lucía Sepúlveda Ruiz.
When the African Union rallies behind industry to regulate a sector that affects livelihood of 33 million smallholder farmers, we should shout from the rooftops
Academics and representatives of CSOs in IPEF member countries, reflect a shared demand for any Indo-Pacific discussions to advance a genuine alternative to the failed 20th century free trade model, which has undermined governments’ ability to regulate Big Tech and other large corporations.
Africa is one of the richest continents in the world in terms of land and natural resources, but its people are the poorest. The region is home to about 70% of the world’s poor.
UK government urged to exit controversial Energy Charter Treaty, dubbed ‘the fossil fuel industry’s secret weapon’.
Ukrainian ambassador to Australia has called for a free trade agreement to help bolster investment and development in the war-torn country.
Oil and gas investors are using investor-state dispute settlement to successfully argue that climate policies are cutting into their profits.
The Philippines and Israel inked the investment promotion and protection agreement that includes investor-state dispute settlement.
A Free Trade Agreement between the Sultanate of Oman and Britain is likely to be entered into by both parties and discussions are currently under way for a region-wide FTA.
President-elect Marcos’ has expressed uncertainty about the RCEP and suggesting that the government might need "to take another look at it."
Canada and India have welcomed the progress in the second round of negotiations towards an interim trade pact.