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Starting soon, as a result of the firm’s drive for higher profits and lower wages, your Oreo cookies will be made in Mexico, not Chicago. And it’s all thanks to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
No matter how far advanced the parties are towards agreeing on repressive copyright rules, it is still not too late for them to turn back.
A small group of protesters against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal briefly occupied the Prime Minister’s electoral office in Auckland this morning
The Government plan to reassess the 64 Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) that have been signed by Indonesia immediately.
The European Commission will not ask EU judges to decide on the legality of the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism in free trade agreements.
In a bid to eliminate possible problems associated with sugar trade in Africa’s new trade agreement, the Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA), sugar industries of the bloc have resolved to speak in one unified voice.
Rap tune describes the threat of the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Economic modelling demonstrates the gain in economic welfare from the three North Asian FTAs will be modest.
A U.S. Federal Court has upheld U.S. enforcement of an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration agreeing that U.S. oil giant ConocoPhillips has the right to take Venezuela state oil company PDVSA’s 50% stake.
The Korea-China FTA will increase agricultural imports from China while scaling down Korea’s farming production.
Russian Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said the EEU acknowledged Southeast Asia’s vast economic potential and was looking at expanding free trade agreements (FTAs) with ASEAN member states.
The Board of Investment (BoI) has given final touches to a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) template, which will replace the existing treaties with different countries. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) mediation would be made compulsory.
With negotiations on the mega trade deal RCEP at an advance stage, the Commerce Ministry will hold stakeholders’ consultation with industry.
The ruling progressivist coalition Broad Front overwhelmingly decided to withdraw Uruguay from the negotiations on the supra-national trade-deal TISA (Trade in Services Agreement).
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has conducted training workshops for stakeholders in transit trade in preparation for the implementation of regional trade facilitation instruments.
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is working with the government of Western Australia to develop a harmonised regional mineral policy focusing on the legal and regulatory framework.
Delays in finalising a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between India and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) have been largely caused by different processes in Indian states and resistance to New Delhi’s wide-ranging goods list, a senior official said here.
Critics of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement are skeptical saying the agreement will be harmful to the environment and economically benefits large corporations.
The excitement over the mad dash to finish TPP — and the failure to do so — has rather obscured the other so-called trade deals currently being negotiated, such as TAFTA/TTIP and the one between the EU and Canada, CETA.
The central banks of BRICS bloc bet on the New Development Bank, while the central countries put their money on TiSA: free trade in services.