US legislators warn Japan and China over TPP talksTaipei TimesA bipartisan group of US lawmakers on Wednesday said Japan’s refusal to drop all barriers to farm imports under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was unacceptable and urged the US administration to cut Japan and Canada out of the talks if they did …TPP Wrangling Continues as […]Continue Reading ...
Wall Street Journal (blog) Trans-Pacific PartnershipKMAland(WASHINGTON, D.C.,)—Nearly one-third of the U.S. House urged the White House to pursue a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement without countries that prove unwilling to fully open their markets to all U.S. agricultural products. The TPP is …Rare Beltway Bipartisanship: Bashing Japan Trade PolicyWall Street Journal (blog)House lawmakers urge Obama […]Continue Reading ...
Health Minister Tony Ryall and Trade Minister Tim Groser have recently publicly commented on health issues and the TPP negotiation. These comments (links below) follow wide interest and questions from a number of New Zealand stakeholders on the Government’s approach to issues like intellectual property, Pharmac and investor-state dispute settlement in TPP. Both responses reinforce the […]Continue Reading ...
Trans-Pacific Partnership threatens the American DreamMiamiHerald.comThe Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of the biggest hoaxes perpetrated on the American people and is on the same scale of the so-called reasons the United States invaded Iraq years ago. Under the U.S. Constitution, Congress is to write the laws and set …US, New Zealand stumbling blocks for Trans-Pacific PartnershipThe […]Continue Reading ...
US, New Zealand stumbling blocks for Trans-Pacific PartnershipThe Globe and MailHowever, the point of concern I have at present is that the White House seems to be losing its grip over the U.S. Congress,” says Akira Amari, who is spearheading Japan’s efforts to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks with a far-reaching trade …Continue Reading ...
the Diplomat Japanese PM wraps up visit to MexicoFox News LatinoJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wrapped up his visit on Sunday to Mexico, where he and President Enrique Peña Nieto agreed to complete the negotiations for the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Antonio …Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: Visits Mexico, Begins Latin […]Continue Reading ...
Mexico, Japan Agree to Work Toward Finishing Trans-Pacific PartnershipHispanically Speaking NewsMexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to work toward wrapping up a 12-nation trade agreement, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in the near future. They also presided over the signing of 14 …Continue Reading ...
the Diplomat TPP Gaining Momentum as Platform For Regional Integration, Cutler SaysBloomberg BNACutler said that Japan has been a “great partner” with the U.S. in lifting standards on the intellectual property rights (IPR) provisions. Now that Japanese negotiators are in market access talks with TPP countries other than the U.S., she said, those …Ex WTO […]Continue Reading ...
Froman, Vilsack, farm advisors talk TPP White House lauds 10 billion for rural …PoliticoFROMAN, VILSACK, FARM ADVISERS TALK TPP: Top Obama administration officials, under criticism for being too soft on Japan in farm trade talks, will sit down with a high-powered team of agricultural industry advisers today to discuss those difficult … and more »Continue Reading ...
the Diplomat Study: No Trans-Pacific Partnership would be a setback for US, Latin AmericaNews & ObserverA new Atlantic Council study says that failure to win approval for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership would be a “serious geopolitical and commercial setback” for the United States and Latin America. The United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries …Why […]Continue Reading ...
the Diplomat Study: No Trans-Pacific Partnership would be a setback for US, Latin AmericaMiamiHerald.comA new Atlantic Council study says that failure to win approval for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership would be a “serious geopolitical and commercial setback” for the United States and Latin America. The United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries …The Trans-Pacific Partnership […]Continue Reading ...
the Diplomat The TPP and Japanese Agriculturethe DiplomatYet Abe is currently undermining his stated goal by balking on lifting agricultural import quotas as part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, despite joining the TPP talks with the understanding that the end goal was a comprehensive …Continue Reading ...
Ex-world trade boss slams TPP3News NZ“TTIP and TPP together could drive the world back into the old days before the WTO was conceived, a world trading system predominated by major trading nations, which was something I thought we tried to adjust with the more democratic participation of … and more »Continue Reading ...
TPP risks weaker world trade system – ex WTO bossNew Zealand HeraldNew Zealand is one of three countries that initiated the TPP concept and has committed substantial resources to its negotiation, but it only gained momentum once the US became a member of the 12-country grouping seeking a new set of trade rules for an …Continue Reading ...
Anti-Trans Pacific Partnership protest and performance held in SydneyDemotix.comPlease note: the text contained in “Anti-Trans Pacific Partnership protest and performance held in Sydney” has not been corrected, edited or verified by Demotix and is the raw text submitted by the photojournalist. All views and opinions expressed are …Continue Reading ...
Reuters Republicans up pressure for fast-track trade authorityChicago TribuneIn a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the 23 Republican members of the House panel with jurisdiction over trade said Congress would not approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) the United States is negotiating with 11 other …New Trade Agreements Gut Environmental ProtectionsAudubon MagazineFace the facts […]Continue Reading ...
Web Special: Joseph Stiglitz on TPP, Cracking Down on Corporate Tax Dodgers …Democracy Now (blog)TPP is not going to lower the tariffs on most of those. So it’s not going to be—that’s not the center of what this new trade agreement’s about. It’s going to be about things like regulation. And there, the alignment is […]Continue Reading ...
Wall Street Journal (blog) Japan TPP Negotiator Wonders Why Pact Excludes Monetary PolicyWall Street Journal (blog)With an ultimate goal of stimulating economic growth, hopes are high that the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement will lead to a spike in cross-border business deals among member countries. Assuming that’s the case, Japan’s chief …The TPP came […]Continue Reading ...
The World’s Next Major Trade Agreement Will Make NSA Spying Even EasierMotherboardBut thanks to the Australians and Wikileaks, both of whom have leaked details on TPP, we have a pretty good idea of what’s going on in the latest Trans-Pacific Partnership—a trade agreement that will act as a sort of NAFTA for Asia-Pacific region nations.Continue Reading ...
Rappler ‘ASEAN integration to prepare PH for Trans-Pacific Partnership‘RapplerMANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is a good preparation for the Philippines’ participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). AEC envisions the free movement of …US backs economic reformsManila Standard Today all 2 news articles »Continue Reading ...
Dems Push to Delay Trans-Pacific Partnership Until After ElectionsThe New AmericanReports out of Ottawa, where the latest round of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations wrapped up on July 12, indicate that members of President Obama’s own party are pressuring him to slow progress on the pact until after the November 4 …Continue Reading ...
13 May 2014 TPP officials met in Ottawa, Canada, from 3-12 July. Discussions covered labour, state-owned enterprises, services, investment, and all areas of market access. The date and venue of the next Chief Negotiators meeting is yet to be finalised. id=’rss-end’>Continue Reading ...
EFF TPP Experts Briefing: Informing TPP Negotiators of the Threats of Expanded …EFFIn a gratifying indication that the negotiators do remain willing to receive public input into their closed process if given the opportunity to do so, our small room was packed to capacity with 22 negotiators from 9 of the 12 TPP negotiating countries […]Continue Reading ...
VICE News The Trans-Pacific Partnership Could ‘Establish a War of All Against All’VICE NewsThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is coming, and it could give multinational corporations even more influence over global policy. That’s what critics of the trade deal between 12 countries along the Pacific Rim (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile …Negotiators aim to cinch Trans-Pacific Partnership […]Continue Reading ...
Activists call for transparency on Trans-Pacific PartnershipMetroNews CanadaConcerned over the level of secrecy shown by the federal government’s latest round of trade talks for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, activist organization Sum Of Us hosted a loud rally outside the Delta hotel on Thursday while presenting NDP MP and …TPP trade talks too secret, NDP MP Don […]Continue Reading ...
Ottawa Citizen Protesters cry foul at secrecy around Trans-Pacific Partnership talksOttawa CitizenProtesters gathered outside the Delta Hotel in Ottawa Thursday morning where trade talks are underway among Trans-Pacific Partnership members. Protesters held signs that said, “secret deal being negotiated here” and “stop the TPP,” while the Raging …EFF, Reddit and others unite to fight the Trans […]Continue Reading ...
Mintpress News TPP Negotiations Go Further Underground with Unprecedented Secrecy Around …EFFEFF is in Ottawa this week for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, to influence the course of discussions over regressive digital policy provisions in this trade agreement that could lead to an increasingly restrictive Internet. But this …TPP Talks’ Last-Minute Venue Shift Marks ‘A […]Continue Reading ...
CBC.ca Japan hopes Ottawa trade talks will make progress on Trans-Pacific PartnershipABC OnlineCurrent trade talks in Ottawa between Japan, the United States and 10 other Pacific rim countries are key to advancing the planned Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to its final stage by year-end, Japan’s chief negotiator said on Saturday. U.S. President …Tories say TPP talks […]Continue Reading ...
Trans Pacific Partnership meeting switched from Vancouver to Ottawa, ducking …Boing BoingMoving it at the last minute, under cover of darkness, from Vancouver to Ottawa, in order to avoid critics of the treaty and how it is being negotiated. The TPP is a secretive treaty that allows corporations to sue governments that enact environmental …Japan […]Continue Reading ...
CBC.ca Trans-Pacific Partnership talks going on in OttawaCBC.caTrade officials from Canada and other Asia-Pacific nations are meeting behind closed doors in Ottawa to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a massive free-trade proposal that could create one of the world’s largest trading blocks. The TPP currently …Japan hopes Ottawa trade talks will make progress on Trans-Pacific PartnershipABC OnlineTrans […]Continue Reading ...
RE: Special Measures for Foreign Nationals Affected by the U.S. Executive Order: “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/notices/2017-01-31.asp The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has used his authority to issue a public policy, effective immediately, to help people who may be stranded as a result of the U.S. […]
RE: Special Authorization for dual Canadian citizens extended http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/notices/2017-01-27.asp Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is extending the period of time that eligible dual Canadian citizens can apply for a special authorization. This extension follows consultations with our partners, including airlines. On November 10, 2016, the Government of Canada implemented a system to electronically verify that […]
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