This week 21 trade ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group are making plans for the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP), which they hope to finalise by end of 2015.
More than 300 human rights groups, trade unions and political parties from across Europe called on the EU to hold Israel accountable for its massacre committed in Gaza earlier this year by suspending the EU-Israel Association Agreement, the main treaty between the EU and Israel.
Negotiating teams from Peru and Honduras are meeting to draw up a plan on how to finalise their FTA talks, initiated in 2010, by end 2014.
45 days after putting into motion an arbitral panel for violation of labour rights, the Office of US Trade Representative (USTR) will today present the basis for its claims against Guatemala under CAFTA-DR.
The US is reportedly opposing discussion of FTAAP at the upcoming APEC summit.
The Supreme Court on Monday shunned the republic’s latest appeal in a decade-long battle with BG Group plc, a British energy company that won a $185 million arbitration ruling against Argentina under a bilateral investment treaty.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has said Thailand is in urgent need of an arbitration law to facilitate settlements between Thai and foreign companies, so as to increase foreign investor confidence and prepare upcoming Asean Economic Community (AEC) next year.
Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb is holding more free trade talks in Beijing this week, as a decade of negotiations reach their final stage.
When asked why he won’t share the draft TPP texts with, say, medical professionals for input, given that the current leaks suggest it would be a disaster for public health, NZ trade minister says he fears the public debate because it would be "misinformed."
On a recent episode of Russell Brand’s the Trews, the British comedian turned activist spoke with Helena Norberg-Hodge about TTIP and the food system.
Concerns continue to escalate that private negotiations between the United States and Japan will bring about a long-awaited conclusion to the talks, but produce a deal that could compromise New Zealand’s market access for dairy products.
New restrictions on Mexican sugar imports undermine the government’s negotiating position in free trade talks.
Australian-based company OceanaGold is suing El Salvador for US$301 million for its “right” to continue operating a gold mine that is destroying the Central American nation’s water supply.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Monday that Taiwan will take the opportunity of attending the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) Economic Leader’s Meeting to demonstrate its resolve to participate in regional trade blocs such as the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Big Republican gains on US Election Day would be a blow to much of President Barack Obama’s agenda, except perhaps for trade.
The EU commissioned a review of hundreds of thousands of measures that limit market access and business activities of foreign-owned companies in China.
On 15 September Vrijschrift informed the European Parliament international trade committee that investor-to-state arbitration (ISDS) in the draft trade agreement with Canada is rigged to the advantage of the US. Today Vrijschrift informed the committee the same is true for the draft trade agreement with Singapore.
Several organisations and individuals from across India have collectively sent a letter to the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, expressing their concerns on the Joint Working Group on Intellectual Property set up between India and the United States of America.
The Commission decided today to request an opinion of the EU Court of Justice on the competence to sign and ratify a trade agreement with Singapore.