A World Bank arbitration tribunal on Thursday ordered Venezuela to pay Exxon Mobil Corp around $1.6 billion to compensate for the 2007 nationalization of its oil projects in the country.
The European Commission made it very clear that it would be difficult to see the end of negotiations if nothing happens in terms of taxation of cars in Japan.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact would be "incomplete" in the long term without China, a top Chinese official said on Wednesday.
The European Council today published the negotiating mandate for the proposed transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP).
China and the United States are likely to conclude bilateral investment treaty (BIT) negotiations within two years, China’s Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said Wednesday.
A Slovenian NGO-sponsored panel criticises the lack of transparency in the EU’s talks on free trade agreements with the US and Canada.
Six years after the controversial Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) was signed, Philippines may be becoming the world’s dump site for toxic waste.
Israeli Ambassador to Myanmar Hagay M Behar and DICA director general Aung Naing signed a reciprocal promotion and protection of investments agreement in Yangon yesterday.
Italy said on Wednesday there needed to be a "plan B" that foresees a partial EU-US trade deal in order to sidestep deadlock over specific issues.
Brand name pharmaceutical companies are advocating for inclusion of disciplines on public pharmaceutical reimbursement programs in the ongoing negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Canada is bracing for a dispute with Germany over whether its newly-agreed free trade pact with the European Union should be re-opened to erase arbitration clauses.
Short of an international treaty banning all government regulations outright, CETA gives the oil and gas industry virtually everything it has been asking for, for decades.
How can the government of Australia evaluate gains to agriculture from a China free trade agreement if it uses flawed statistical calculations?
The European Union has backed off a plan to label oil from Alberta’s oilsands as dirtier than other oils and to make it harder to import.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s offer of a free ride home for visiting European leaders — at a cost of more than $300,000 — is raising eyebrows on both sides of the Atlantic.
There could soon be a trade alliance between Beijing, Moscow and Berlin—but you wouldn’t know it from the triumphal tone in Washington.
The real threats to ‘freedom’, ‘democracy’, ‘decency’ and ‘fairness’ do not lie in Syria or Iraq. The destruction of national sovereignty, democracy, freedom, decency, quality of life and livelihoods is being carried out by corporate vultures under the guise of the secular theology of neoliberalism, not least in practice via free trade and investor rights agreements.
The Obama administration’s insistence on ISDS may please Wall Street, but it threatens to undermine some of the president’s landmark achievements in curbing pollution and fighting global warming.
Resolution of the Trades Union Congree of the UK