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Trade agreements’ influence on the global mineral transition in critical raw materials

Trade agreements shape the global minerals transition by determining access to essential raw materials, influencing investment decisions, and enforcing environmental and social regulations. This article examines the underlying agenda of trade agreements in shaping the global minerals transition, including how they affect the distribution of benefits and risks.

New Pacific trade deal carries few benefits for the UK

Given the breadth of the policy areas that CPTPP accession will impact upon, how can UK membership have been subject to so little public debate? The answer is that the structures via which trade deals are negotiated and ratified are opaque and undemocratic.

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India-EU FTA next round to start in early May

The eighth round of negotiations for the India-European Union free trade agreement are slated to start next month, with India making changes to its negotiating team to speed up the process.

Sri Lanka begins implementing Singapore free trade deal

Sri Lanka has begun implementing a free trade agreement with Singapore as part of efforts to improve market access, diversify market and draw investments, the island’s top trade negotiator said.