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Trading away access to medicines "revisited"
How the European trade agenda continues to undermine access to medicines
US-led trade bloc seen to harm Philippines
The Philippines stands to lose some of its major markets if it will not be able to join the United States-led Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc, a US-based economist said.
China offers FTA to Turkey
China offered Turkey a free trade agreement (FTA) during a meeting of the foreign ministers of the two countries, Wang Yi and Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, in New York last week at the United Nations General Assembly.
TTIP: covert attacks on democracy and regulation
The EU Commissions’ proposals on "regulatory cooperation" poses a threat to regulation that protect our health, the environment and our welfare - and they are a threat to democracy.
Occupy democracy: 17-26 Oct - NO TTIP
Occupy Democracy is organising a time limited occupation from the 17th - 26th October to debate the flaws in the UK’s democracy, such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Job gains from TTIP would be minimal
The impact of the TTIP on employment in Europe and the US would be minimal, or even negative, says economist Dean Baker.
EU-Canada FTA (CETA) (consolidated text, Sep 2014)
The dangers of more bilateral FTAs
Reaction to pronouncements made by Trade Undersecretary Adrian Cristobal, Jr on Philippines interest to pursue more bilateral free trade agreements.
Harper, EU leaders celebrate trade deal they haven’t sealed
Negotiators finish 5 years of CETA talks, but uncertain ratification, political sales job lie ahead.
New German objections threaten Canada-EU trade deal
“It is utterly clear that we reject these investment protection rules,” German Economics Minister Sigmar Gabriel told parliament in Berlin
Over 100 Canadian and EU groups strongly oppose CETA’s corporate rights
Social movements deliver strong message to the Canada-European Union Summit, which starts today in Ottawa to mark the conclusion of the negotiation of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union.
UNASUR representatives analyse the Agreement Establishing the Centre for Investment Dispute Settlement 
The 11th meeting of the UNASUR Working group of highly qualified experts on investment dispute settlement took place in Quito from 23-26 September at the Ministry for External Affairs and Human Mobility.
La Confédération paysanne occupied Cargill headquarters in France
To denounce the imminent signature of CETA and demand to stop negotiations on TTIP, the Confédération paysanne (2nd largest farmer union in France) occupied yesterday headquarters of Cargill FR, the first food processing multinational in the world.
Making sense of the CETA
The first independent analysis of the completed CETA text, which was leaked in August 2014.
Why the climate movement cannot ignore trade
The US government is currently negotiating massive new free trade pacts, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, that would severely restrict its ability to address the climate crisis.
Kenyan exporters call on EU, EAC to hurry up with trade deal
An EAC delegation is in Brussels for three days of negotiations with the EU over the finalisation of the draft EPA deal that was agreed on by Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi on Saturday.
Japan, US remain apart in trade talks, dealing blow for TPP
Japan and the United States failed to make progress in bilateral talks, both sides said on Wednesday, dealing a blow for hopes of sealing an ambitious multilateral trade deal this year.
EAC countries under pressure to sign Economic Partnership Agreements
East Africa is under pressure to sign the Economic Partnership Agreement with Europe by the end of September. NTV reports.
‘Symbolic’ summit to mark end of CETA talks
CETA will not be initialled or signed at the summit on 26 September. Instead, the Canadian and EU leaders are expected to sign a declaration marking the end of negotiations and the finalization of the text.
Cargill, la première multinationale agroalimentaire, dans le viseur des paysans
Le siège social français de la multinationale Cargill est occupé depuis 9h, ce 24 septembre, par une centaine de militants de la Confédération paysanne qui protestent contre le projet de traité économique et commercial entre l’Union européenne et le Canada (CETA)