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India, looking to wrap up free trade talks with the European Union and Australia, may now have to give more concessions.
Things have been especially bad since the signing of the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), invariably lauded as a “landmark trade agreement” in the international media.
Negotiations between EFTA and Malaysia have been ongoing since April 2014. The two sides have held seven rounds of negotiations, as well as intersessional expert meetings
More than 450 groups on Monday called on Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) if it comes up for a vote this fall, saying the trade deal would allow fossil fuel companies to contest U.S. environmental rules in extrajudicial tribunals.
Mediation presents a credible and compelling option for both investors and states to settle disputes, disagreements and other conflicts arising from investment activities.
While ExxonMobil was misleading the public about climate disruption, it was also using trade rules to increase its power, to bolster its profits, and to actively hamper climate action.
The Electrical Trades Union has lashed the Federal Government following revelations that seven Chinese workers were exploited and paid a fraction of their legal entitlements.
Over half of Luxembourg residents believe free-trade partnerships bring more disadvantages to Europe, and 40 percent think the current TTIP negotiations should be suspended.
The RCEP is a mega trade deal which aims to cover goods, services, investments, economic and technical cooperation
Gramercy Funds Management has filed a $1.6 billion claim against Peru for its refusal to redeem land bonds from the 1970s agrarian reform.
The EU and the US want to finish negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in 2016 but despite substantial recent progress in the negotiations, TTIP is not ripe for conclusion this year
Health groups register their contempt for the upcoming EU-Philippines Free Trade Agreement.
The Danish parliament unanimously passed a motion on Western Sahara that urges Danish companies and the Danish public sector not to trade with Africa’s last colony.
The Permanent Court of Arbitration awarded the Company damages of US$19,447,498, plus pre- and post-award interest.
Leaders from the EU and Japan confirmed that they aim to reach an “agreement in principle” in 2016 for a bilateral trade pact, following over three years of negotiations.
India’s membership in the APEC forum will likely be an important topic in Modi’s talks with President Barack ObamaI while it is too early to think of the TPP.
Dairy farmers are bringing cows and tractors to Parliament Hill to protest two big trade agreements: The EU free trade agreement, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Ministers from the WTO economies negotiating the Trade in Services Agreement met but made no substantial improvements on any of the thorniest issues,
The establishment of the AEC will almost certainly make IP protection even more, rather than less of an issue for foreign businesses.
Talks on an India-Australia free trade agreement are in an advanced stage, but Australia is currently unable to commit on a timeline for its finalisation owing to the forthcoming federal elections