CEZ Bulgaria under negotiations with BEH over Varna TPPFocus NewsVarna. Management of CEZ Bulgaria and the Bulgarian Energy Holding (BEH) inked a memorandum of cooperation in the search for a technological and economic solution that will extend the life of the Varna TPP and formed a working group that will work …Continue Reading ...
TODAYonline Lawmaker heading TPP talks within LDP eyed as farm minister in Cabinet reshuffle The Japan Times Nishikawa worked to forge a party consensus on the TPP talks amid strong reservations among LDP members who think Japan should retain tariffs on certain key farm products to protect domestic agriculture from cheaper foreign products. Abe is […]Continue Reading ...
Top TPP negotiators to meet in Hanoi for 10-day trade talksThe Japan TimesThe upcoming meeting of the top negotiators “will play an extremely important role” in realizing a broad agreement among the negotiating parties by the end of November as sought by U.S. President Barack Obama, Japan’s TPP Minister Akira Amari has said.TPP nations to […]Continue Reading ...
Japan, US to hold TPP auto trade talks this weekThe Japan TimesJapan and the United States will hold talks on bilateral auto trade in Washington for three days starting Wednesday, government officials in Tokyo said. The discussions, part of multilateral negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal …Continue Reading ...
Peru to attend negotiator-level TPP meeting in VietnamAndina – Agencia Peruana de NoticiasThe TPP is currently being negotiated by 12 countries, namely Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam. They make up nearly 40% of global GDP and one third of global trade.Continue Reading ...
Japan, US trade chief might hold TPP powwow in September: AmariThe Japan TimesAkira Amari said he thinks there is a possibility he will meet with his counterpart, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, next month. Japan and the United States, the largest economies in the TPP, have been at odds over tariff and auto issues …Japan, […]Continue Reading ...
Coal Miners Protest Decision for Early Suspension of Bobov Dol TPP UnitNovinite.comVladimir Topalov, Chair of the miners’ federation at the Podkrepa Labor Confederation, told the Bulgarian National Radio that the decision of the Environment Ministry contradicted an arrangement to keep a unit of the Bobov Dol TPP operational by end-2014.Miners with Bulgaria’s Bobov Dol Mine […]Continue Reading ...
Japan, U.S. ministers could meet in Sept. over TPP: AmariGlobalPostJapan and the United States, the largest economies in the TPP, have been at odds over tariff and auto issues, and securing a two-way agreement is seen as the key to advancing the broad talks involving 12 nations. “If (the 12 countries) are to strike a […]Continue Reading ...
Kristen Marshall: Reject the TPPBoulder Daily CameraThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a proposed free trade agreement between the United States and 11 other countries. Negotiations, for this agreement, have been shrouded in secrecy and are being made behind closed doors. These doors leak.Continue Reading ...
TPP Breakthrough Unlikely As Key Players Remain CoyLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (August 27, 2014, 7:04 PM ET) — Chief Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiators will use a 10-day session next month in Hanoi, Vietnam, to chip away at outstanding chapters of the agreement such as food safety, intellectual property and …Continue Reading ...
Labour wants clarity on TPPNewstalk ZBBut David Parker says Labour’s issue with the TPP is that there’s not enough transparency in the details of what’s being thrashed out with the United States. “We say we can’t make a decision until we see what’s being agreed. “Now I can’t believe that …TPP countries to estimate effects […]Continue Reading ...
Why the US struggles against Japan in TPP negotiationsEast Asia ForumReal progress in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations has stalled until Japan and the United States reach some kind of basic trade agreement — which is still elusive even after numerous rounds of talks. The United States has been pressuring …Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand National would settle TPP – Key Radio New Zealand Addressing the New Zealand Winegrowers Association Conference in Blenheim, Mr Key he said the Greens were opposed to free trade and the Labour caucus was split over the TPP, so he doubted a Labour-Green government would sign up to the deal. Key: National […]Continue Reading ...
Registered Lobbyists Elbow Their Way Back Into TPP CommitteesEFFIt’s no wonder that the TPP carries so many anti-user policies. Based upon what we’ve seen from the leaked Intellectual Property chapter, we know that this current arrangement already gives corporations undue influence over its terms. That’s why the …Continue Reading ...
Philippine Information Agency Legal revisions needed for TPP bid: economics minister Focus Taiwan News Channel Taipei, Aug. 25 (CNA) Taiwan may need to amend around 50 laws and regulations if it hopes to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a regional free trade agreement that is still under negotiation, the country’s new economics minister said Monday. […]Continue Reading ...
Philippine Information Agency TPP technical consultations wrapped up by yearend BusinessWorld Online Edition THE GOVERNMENT aims to finish technical consultations with member states of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by the end of the year before it can decide whether the Philippines will participate in the regional free trade agreement, an official said. PH, New Zealand […]Continue Reading ...
Carolyn Bninski: Polis should oppose Fast Track on TPPBoulder Daily CameraThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), currently being negotiated behind closed doors between the United States and eleven other countries, will have enormous impacts on Americans. The TPP goes far beyond the purview of traditional trade pacts (like …Continue Reading ...
Australian minister says TPP closer to dealGlobalPostAustralian Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb said Friday the 12 countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement are closer to concluding a deal, but perhaps not by the end of this year. “On the TPP I think it’s …Continue Reading ...
Businesses don’t understand FTAs, so how will they deal with the TPP?Business Spectator“In his state of the union address, Obama tried to argue that the TPP would be good for small-to-medium businesses, but from my perspective, the agreement is so detailed, complex and voluminous that really you need to be a major company to make […]Continue Reading ...
Thanh Nien Daily Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam Thanh Nien Daily The IP standards of the TPP – primarily including the US, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Canada, Peru, Singapore, Japan, Vietnam among others together accounting for 40 percent of the world’s GDP and 26 percent of […]Continue Reading ...
Two new additions to the TPP’s growing content marketing teamBizcommunity.comZanele Kumalo also joins TPP as content editor. After starting out as a sub-editor and reporter for the Sunday Times, Zanele was seduced by the world of glossies and worked as a beauty editor and Joburg correspondent for Top Billing. She later joined …Continue Reading ...
TPP a double edged sword for Vietnamese garment exportsFibre2fashion.comThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is not just positive for the Vietnamese economy, but also has its negatives; delegates heard at a seminar in Hanoi. As per the TPP, 90 percent of Vietnamese exports to countries in the TPP will not attract …Continue Reading ...
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Pandora’s Box of Corporate PowerInfoshop NewsWeissman organizes against TPP and other free trade agreements with TradeJustice New York Metro, a coalition of groups from diverse social movements resisting the NAFTA neoliberal free trade model. He also works with Global Justice for Animals and the … and more »Continue Reading ...
Taiwan’s Man in D.C. Pushes TPP MembershipPoliticoAt the TECRO building in Northwest Washington, Shen warmed to the subject of Taiwan’s interest in the TPP by recalling advice from late Rep. Sam Gibbons, a Florida Democrat who chaired the House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Trade in …Continue Reading ...
TPP, CETA and IP – can New Zealand learn from the Canadian anagram?Lexology (registration)The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations continue to struggle on with the inclusion of Mexico, Canada and, more recently, Japan, adding further complexity, particularly in relation to agricultural market access. One of the main sticking points …Continue Reading ...
Taiwan Considers Implementing Patent Linkage to Prepare to Join the TPP in …International IP and the Public Interesttw flag Inside U.S. Trade reports that Taiwan is taking steps to develop a system of patent linkage, which would prevent generic firms from gaining marketing approval for their products while originator products are still under patent. The […]Continue Reading ...
Impact of the TPP on the US textile industry?just-style.comThere’s no doubt the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement has the potential to be a game-changer for both the US textile and apparel industries. For the US textile sector in particular, the inclusion of Vietnam in the pact is seen as a major …Continue Reading ...
RT Healthcare affordability: The US-led TPP comes with strings attached for Vietnam RT The IP standards of the TPP – primarily including the US, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Canada, Peru, Singapore, Japan, Vietnam among others together accounting for 40 percent of the world’s GDP and 26 percent of the world’s … TPP meeting […]Continue Reading ...
AGRIBUSINESS: Pork Producers Ask President To Address Japan In TPPwhotv.comIn mid-August the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) sent a letter to President Obama, asking U.S. negotiators in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks to work at eliminating Japan’s gate price system, a complex maze of import tariffs for …National Pork Producers Council continue to press […]Continue Reading ...
CIO Magazine TPP meeting scheduled in Hanoi next monthThe Japan TimesThe chief negotiators of the 12 TPP member economies are also expected to meet for 10 days of negotiations scheduled to start on Sept. 1, to address the remaining issues blocking the trade pact, such as intellectual property rights and reform of state …US trade […]Continue Reading ...
TPP officials meeting to take place in Hanoi next monthGlobalPostChief negotiators from the 12 TPP member economies are also expected to meet during the 10-day negotiations starting from Sept. 1, aiming to bridge gaps over remaining issues such as intellectual property rights and reform of state-owned firms, and set …Continue Reading ...
CIO Magazine US trade officials say it’s their way or the highway on TPPCIO MagazineA new website is highlighting that United States trade officials could dictate to other countries their laws and regulations relating to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). The ‘TPP: No certification’ website was created by a team of legal … and more »Continue Reading ...
CIO Magazine US trade officials say it’s their way or the highway on TPPCIO MagazineA new website is highlighting that United States trade officials could dictate to other countries their laws and regulations relating to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). The ‘TPP: No certification’ website was created by a team of legal …Continue Reading ...
Overseas Taiwanese in North America support Taiwan’s TPP bidFocus Taiwan News ChannelThe commission hopes to highlight Taiwan’s economic and trade strength in U.S. political circles through its members’ resources and personal networks to help Taiwan gain participation in regional trade blocs like the TPP, said TBAA President John Wu …Continue Reading ...
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Pandora’s Box of Corporate PowerCounterCurrents.orgWeissman organizes against TPP and other free trade agreements with TradeJustice New York Metro, a coalition of groups from diverse social movements resisting the NAFTA neoliberal free trade model. He also works with Global Justice for Animals and the …Continue Reading ...
Beiersdorf appoints TPP as its strategic content partnerBizcommunity.comThe content marketing agency TPP has been appointed by Beiersdorf as its lead strategic agency in Southern Africa. The global skincare expert is seeking to connect with customers in new ways by investing in its social media and online engagement …Continue Reading ...
Certification Allows US Trade Negotiators to Rewrite TPP Copyright RulesEFFAs the negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) continue to trudge along, little new information has leaked because the negotiations are being conducted under conditions of strict secrecy. But this week, the launch of the TPP: No …Continue Reading ...
Japan and US Still Apart on TPP Auto AgreementMarketPulse (blog)Japan and the United States ended bilateral working-level talks in Tokyo on Thursday over opening Japan’s auto sector as part of the Pacific free trade initiatives, with the two countries failing to produce significant progress. “Though our mutual …Continue Reading ...
Agri-Pulse Japan, US make no progress in TPP-related talksPeople’s Daily OnlineTOKYO, Aug. 14 — Japan and the United States on Thursday conclude their talks on opening Japan’s auto sector as a part of the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade talks without major progress. Japanese Ambassador in charge of economic …Japan-U.S. auto talks leave TPP spinning […]Continue Reading ...
Capital FM Kenya Taipei’s envoy to Washington wants Taiwan in on TPPFocus Taiwan News Channel12 (CNA) Taiwan hopes to be invited to take part in the next round of talks on the U.S.-initiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Shen Lyushun, Taiwan’s top representative in the United States, said recently. In an interview published by the …Don’t Let […]Continue Reading ...
Japan, US make no progress in TPP-related talksCCTVTOKYO, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) — Japan and the United States on Thursday conclude their talks on opening Japan’s auto sector as a part of the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade talks without major progress. Japanese Ambassador in charge of …Continue Reading ...
Japan-U.S. auto talks leave TPP spinning its wheelsThe Japan TimesWashington has urged Tokyo to crack open the door to its restrictive auto market further, saying that nontariff barriers like regulatory standards are preventing U.S. automakers from expanding sales in Japan. The countries participating in the TPP …Japan, US make no progress in TPP-related talksPeople’s Daily […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters UK Taipei’s envoy to Washington wants Taiwan in TPP talksWantChinaTimesTaiwan hopes to be invited to take part in the next round of talks on the US-initiated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Shen Lyushun, Taiwan’s top representative in the United States, said recently. In an interview published by the Washington Times on …Taipei’s envoy to Washington wants […]Continue Reading ...
Economic Times It’s do or die for the TPPBusiness SpectatorThe 12 TPP member nations have previously blown past similar deadlines in 2012 and 2013, but this time the political calendar and negotiating weariness dictate that a continuing stalemate at year’s end will deal a crippling blow to a successful outcome.Ambassador Talks TPP Progresswhotv.comCritical Moment to […]Continue Reading ...
Medical profession concerned over TPPNewstalk ZBDoctors say they’re shocked at suggestions New Zealand laws could be effectively re-written without the publicâ s knowledge by the United States under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. The Climate & Health Council says the medical profession is …Continue Reading ...
Economic Times It’s do or die for the TPPEast Asia ForumHeading into the fifth year of intense negotiations (with twenty-odd formal sessions and countless informal side meetings), the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement will almost certainly succeed — or fail — over the next six months. President …Ambassador Talks TPP Progresswhotv.comEnhanced trade can counter TPP setback: […]Continue Reading ...
Economic Times Ambassador Talks TPP Progresswhotv.comAmerican agriculture stands to gain significantly from the ongoing multi-lateral Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. Twelve Pacific Rim nations, which together represent a third of global trade, are attempting to eliminate tariffs between their …Critical Moment to Stop the TPP and Other Rigged Trade AgreementsTruth-OutEnhanced trade can counter TPP setback: […]Continue Reading ...
Japan, US resume TPP talks on auto safety rulesThe Japan NewsThe two countries plan to hold talks starting next month to resolve their differences over auto and agriculture trade as they seek to ensure that a broad TPP agreement is reached by the end of November. The talks are led by Takeo Mori, ambassador in […]Continue Reading ...
How US Could Rewrite Australian Laws Through TPPScoop.co.nz (press release)“It is bad enough that domestic policies like the price of medicines, Australian media content laws, laws on health data storage and blood processing could be the subject of horse trading in secret TPP negotiations. This certification process means the …Warning against TPP trade dealNewstalk ZBJane […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters Taipei’s envoy to Washington wants Taiwan in on TPPFocus Taiwan News Channel“If the TPP is going to succeed, altogether there will probably be 52 countries involved and Taiwan would have been the sixth largest,” he was quoted as saying by the Washington Times. “Can you imagine an organization of 52 countries but you don’t […]Continue Reading ...
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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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