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PNG and the United States of America are to sign the Trade and investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) which is close to being finalised, says US Ambassador.
Indicating a toughening of its stance against Beijing, Maldivian Parliament’s Speaker categorically rejected that the archipelago will sign a trade agreement with China.
Thailand is pondering the possibilities of creating a free trade agreement with the UK after British PM Boris Johnson’s victory in the UK election.
The Government took this decision to unlock the accounts of Romania’s air control company Romatsa, frozen by the Miculas.
An annex for the implementation of the treaty, the result of political decisions by Congress and the Administration in the United States, was not consulted with Mexico, said Mexico’s deputy foreign minister.
The proposed replacement of NAFTA remains a tool for corporate interests and provides insufficient relief to address the problems for working people embedded in the original agreement.
For the first time, Sweden has recieved a notice of arbitration for banning the exploration and mining of uranium.
The evaluation is highly unsatisfactory due to: the economic methodology imposed by the EU; civil society not sufficiently involved; social, economic and environmental impacts not taken into account.
The United States has settled on final terms of a partial trade deal with China, several people familiar with the negotiations said.
In amending the current rules, the ICSID aims to ultimately make the procedure less paper-intensive by using technology for the digital transmission of documents and case procedures.
More than half of the new trade agreement simply modernizes provisions already contained in NAFTA.
Here’s what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
So far, the UK has negotiated 19 agreements covering 50 countries, which will come into force after the transition period ends.
Deal does not address the farm crisis, but will exacerbate climate crisis and jeopardize health and public safety.
An assessment suggests the revised deal would perpetuate NAFTA’s environmental damage.
The European Union said it was hopeful of forward movement in negotiations with India on the long-pending free trade agreement, and favoured opening separate talks for an investment protection treaty.
The new NAFTA is not the template for future agreements, but establishes the floor from which we will continue to advocate for a new model of trade and globalization that puts people and the planet first.
Small gains for workers, but the environment gets a shoddy deal.
The Trump administration has agreed to drop a footnote from the US-Mexico-Canada trade deal that would have let it lower the $800 tax-free threshold for imported goods.