TODAYonline TPP pact among global issues raised at SMU dialogueTODAYonlineThese ranged from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP) to territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the United States Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage in the country. ADVERTISING. An SMU final-year … and more »Continue Reading ...
RT Australian politicians slam TPP for ‘excessive secrecy’RTThe report mentioned that confidence in negotiating free trade agreements is “at its lowest ebb in Australia,” due to the “excessive secrecy around TPP negotiations,” while those who had concerns were often frowned upon and were effectively …Trade Minister: Anti-TPP activists ‘politically irrelevant’3News NZTPP – what we don’t […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan Times Vote by U.S. Congress gives hope to July progress on TPPThe Japan TimesOSAKA – With the U.S. Congress formally granting President Barack Obama trade promotion authority, proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement in Japan are hoping at least the broad outlines of a bilateral deal for agriculture and auto parts …Continue Reading ...
Bloomberg Hockey Says TPP ‘Not Ready’ for Australia’s SigningBloombergAustralian Treasurer Joe Hockey talks about why the nation recently joined the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank but isn’t yet ready to enter the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He speaks with Rishaad Salamat on Bloomberg Television’s “Trending Business.Continue Reading ...
Sugar industry urges MPs to block TPPMacroBusiness (blog)TOM IGGULDEN: Just how far the supporters of the sugar industry in Parliament are prepared to go in opposing the TPP is uncertain. Labor’s likely to back the deal, despite internal opposition of its own, making parliamentary resistance futile. And the …Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz TPP fast-track bill signed into law by Barack ObamaStuff.co.nzFlanked by some of the lawmakers who supported the bill through a six-week congressional battle, Obama acknowledged that his fight to secure the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership was far from over. “We still have some tough negotiations that are …TPP puts US wages on life support sending […]Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz TPP fast-track bill signed into law by Barack ObamaStuff.co.nzFlanked by some of the lawmakers who supported the bill through a six-week congressional battle, Obama acknowledged that his fight to secure the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership was far from over. “We still have some tough negotiations that are …Let’s fast track and join the TPP tooFree […]Continue Reading ...
3News NZ Trade Minister: Anti-TPP activists ‘politically irrelevant’3News NZThe Trade Minister has labelled those against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) “politically irrelevant” and says he wants the “basic political deal” of it done by the end of July. In a speech to the US/NZ Partnership Forum in Auckland this morning …TPP – what we don’t know […]Continue Reading ...
Huffington Post Canada Mulcair Calls On Harper To Defend Supply Management During TPP NegotiationHuffington Post CanadaOTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper should defend supply management “in its entirety” during negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, says NDP leader Tom Mulcair. Harper’s most recent remarks on the trade talks have created uncertainty for …As TPP moves ahead, Mulcair […]Continue Reading ...
What will the TPP mean for Southeast Asia?Asia TimesWith Tuesday’s vote in the U.S. Senate to give President Obama fast track negotiating authority on trade deals, the president is likely to be able to help complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), with the United States in the deal, by the end of …Continue Reading ...
The Age TPP – what we don’t know may hurt usThe AgeA Senate committee reported on the processes surrounding the TPP on Thursday. It said the parliament would be presented with an all-or-nothing choice. It could examine the TPP (after it had been signed) and either vote for or against it, but not change …Trade […]Continue Reading ...
CTV News Mulcair calls on PM to defend supply management system in TPP negotiationsCTV NewsOTTAWA – NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is urging Stephen Harper to defend Canada’s supply management system “in its entirety” in the course of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In a letter to the prime minister, Mulcair says Harper’s latest remarks …Congress hands […]Continue Reading ...
Montreal Gazette Letter: Canada should seize the opportunity TPP presentsMontreal GazetteThe Trans-Pacific Partnership, which seeks to establish commercial regulations for free trade in Asia, represents 40 per cent of the global economy, has a bearing on 800 million consumers and involves 12 countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, the … and more »Continue Reading ...
Globalnews.ca Mulcair urges Harper to defend supply management during TPP negotiationsGlobalnews.caOTTAWA – NDP Leader Tom Mulcair is urging Stephen Harper to defend Canada’s supply management system “in its entirety” in the course of negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In a letter to the prime minister, Mulcair says Harper’s latest remarks …Continue Reading ...
RT Obama signs bill giving himself fast-track powers for trade dealsRTTPA clears the way for Obama to finalize the negotiations with 11 other Pacific Rim governments that are aiming to establish a free-trade area to compete with China, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or the TPP. Another trade deal in the works is …Obama inks […]Continue Reading ...
TPP ministerial meeting set for last week of July: sourceReutersTPP ministerial meeting set for last week of July: source. A ministerial meeting aimed at finalizing the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, trade deal is set for the last week of July, a source close to the negotiations said on Monday on …Continue Reading ...
Pork Magazine Mexico sees TPP deal doubling agricultural exports to JapanPork MagazineDeputy Trade Minister Francisco de Rosenzweig said in an interview that Mexico’s main aims in the final stretch of TPP negotiations are maintaining privileges with the United States, destination of about three-quarters of the country’s exports, plus …China to Adapt as TPP Deal Spells […]Continue Reading ...
LA clothing makers worry about impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership89.3 KPCCCongress gave President Obama sole authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership last week. The 12-nation trade deal – known as the TPP – would create a free trade zone stretching from Japan to Chile that includes 40 percent of world’s economy.Continue Reading ...
China Briefing China to Adapt as TPP Deal Spells Opportunities for the United States & AsiaChina BriefingChina is set to lose out as the United States Senate voted on June 23rd to allow the much-vaunted Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal to go ahead. That senate deal effectively paved the way for the TPP to progress […]Continue Reading ...
WA today The TPP explainedWA todayThe TPP explained (02:44). Peter Martin explains what the Trans-Pacific Partnership is and why you should be concerned. 29/06/15. A boat transfers Australian Consul General in the Indonesian island of Bali Majel Hind, not. Up next… Shorten: Turnbacks … and more »Continue Reading ...
The Rakyat Post Let’s Fast Track and Join TPP too! Don’t be left out!The Rakyat PostPresident Barack Obama has signed laws to “fast track the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)”. Now we also better fast track our preparations to join the TPP too. The TPP was supposed to be concluded at the end of the last two […]Continue Reading ...
Free Malaysia Today Let’s fast track and join the TPP tooFree Malaysia TodayUnited States President Barack Obama has signed laws to “fast track the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)”. It is now Malaysia’s turn to fast track our preparations to join the TPP. The TPP was supposed to have been concluded at the end of the […]Continue Reading ...
Free Malaysia Today Let’s fast track and join TPP too – Ramon NavaratnamThe Malaysian InsiderPresident Barack Obama has signed laws to “fast track the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)”. Now we too should fast track our preparations to join the TPP. The TPP was supposed to be concluded within the last two years, but failed to do […]Continue Reading ...
CNET ‘Blind agreement’ and closed-door deals: Report slams TPP negotiationsCNETThe TPP includes 12 countries around the Pacific Rim. Electronic Frontier Foundation. As a trade deal between Australia and its allies edges closer towards completion, leading critics to warn of an impending “attack [on] internet freedoms,” a …Trade Minister Ed Fast calls TPP compensation reports ‘speculation’CTV […]Continue Reading ...
Financial Times TPP a “debacle” that “strengthens protection”MacroBusiness (blog)There seems to be the beginnings of a rear-guard uprising against the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement – the US-led trade pact between 12 Pacific Rim nations (including Australia) – with a number of groups rallying against the deal.TPP progress in Japan shakes up sake and crackersFinancial […]Continue Reading ...
ABC Online Queensland LNP MPs may only back Trans-Pacific Partnership if sugar industry …ABC OnlineQueensland Liberal National MPs have said their support for a giant trade deal with 12 Pacific nations could be conditional on better access to sugar markets. Negotiations are underway to finalise the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would be the …Queensland Nationals threaten […]Continue Reading ...
Guardian Liberty Voice TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) Is Not the New World OrderGuardian Liberty VoiceDespite the convincing argument, the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) is not the New World Order, as many are claiming. There was paranoia spreading that this would cause major job loss, as well as give corporations the ultimate power. Allegedly, a …Obama signs bill […]Continue Reading ...
ABC Online TPP debacle: don’t expect this free trade agreement to live up to its nameABC OnlineAnd just like the Australia US Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA to the cognoscenti) signed a little over a decade ago, the Trans Pacific Partnership has the potential to seriously compromise Australian sovereignty while delivering almost nothing in …King Obama, […]Continue Reading ...
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is bad for AustraliaThe AgePresident Barack Obama now has the authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement without Congressional interference. The Abbott government is reluctant to challenge even the most odious provisions of the agreement, which pretends to be …Continue Reading ...
iPolitics.ca (subscription) Congress hands Harper a political hornets’ nest with TPPiPolitics.ca (subscription)TPA means it’s back to full steam ahead for TPP negotiations, talks that put Canadian supply management on the table. The dairy and poultry farm lobbies are fast mobilizing to oppose the deal (or at least extract vast amounts of compensation) and it … […]Continue Reading ...
San Diego 6 TPP puts US wages on life support sending jobs to ERSan Diego 6Despite headlines two weeks ago proclaiming Democrats handed President Obama’s trade deal a humiliating defeat, GOP tinkering saved the Trade Promotion Authority or “fast-track” authority and its companion the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact sending the …TPP fast-track bill signed into law by […]Continue Reading ...
Otago Daily Times TPP ‘cold war taking place by proxy’Otago Daily Times”We have a kind of cold war taking place by proxy through competing [trade agreement] negotiations,” Prof Kelsey told the Foreign Policy School in Dunedin. Rhetoric concerning the TPP debate had become ”quite extraordinary” in the United States …Continue Reading ...
CTV News Trade Minister Ed Fast calls TPP compensation reports ‘speculation’CTV NewsThe Trans Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a proposed free-trade agreement between 12 countries bordering the Pacific Ocean: Canada, the United States, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, Australia, and New Zealand.Buy sake, short tractors: Japan brokers bet on TPPFinancial TimesTPP’s fate […]Continue Reading ...
Queensland Nationals threaten revolt if TPP is sugar-freeThe AustralianMr Robb said the TPP negotiations were tough, but the passage of trade promotion authority for US President Barack Obama by the US congress might prompt some countries to put their best offers on market access on the table as the end of the …Continue Reading ...
The Japan Times Buy sake, short tractors: Japan brokers bet on TPPFinancial TimesAs one broker put it this week, “you know when TPP is back on the fund managers’ radar because you suddenly start getting calls about rice crackers and chocolate biscuits”. Shares in Bourbon, the confectioner, and Kameda Seika, a rice-cracker …TPP’s fate rests […]Continue Reading ...
TPP IS A BAD DEAL FOR AMERICAHannibal.net (blog)In fact, it is so bad, the treaty is being negotiated in secret. Clearly, Americans would be outraged if its contents were fully disclosed because TPP implementation essentially destroys what’s left of the middle class. Further, the TPP would have … and more »Continue Reading ...
Anadolu Agency Done Deal? TPP passes crucial test, Japan enthusiasticAnadolu AgencyNow that the U.S. Congress has voted to give President Barack Obama “fast track” authority, it seems likely that negotiations to wrap up the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should move quickly, in a matter of weeks rather than months. Japan’s …Continue Reading ...
TPP IS A BAD DEAL FOR AMERICAThe Rolla Daily News (blog)In fact, it is so bad, the treaty is being negotiated in secret. Clearly, Americans would be outraged if its contents were fully disclosed because TPP implementation essentially destroys what’s left of the middle class. Further, the TPP would have …Continue Reading ...
PanAm Post Top problem in new TPP talks will be disputes between Japan and U.S.The Japan TimesObama’s administration has said the United States should be a strong Pacific country in the face of a rising China, and the envisioned Trans-Pacific Partnership with Japan and 10 other countries in Asia, Oceania and the Americas is a […]Continue Reading ...
TODAYonline TPP agreement ‘still hanging in the balance’ despite fast-track authorityTODAYonlineUS President Barack Obama (centre) meets with the leaders of the TPP countries. Washington says if the TPP is agreed on in late July or early August and all goes well, the deal could be up for a final vote in Congress in the first […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan News TPP talks near tough home stretch / Rice, dairy, drugs among last detailsThe Japan NewsThe focus will now shift to moves by Japan and the United States, which are leading the TPP negotiations. Japan-U.S. talks on tariffs, held at the working level and sometimes behind the scenes, have made enough progress that […]Continue Reading ...
Huffington Post A Congressional Straightjacket: Fast-Tracking the TPPHuffington PostRather the major problem is that the TPP binds the United States to substantive policy positions favoring particular interest groups, such as on intellectual property (IP), which ties lawmakers’ hands in such a manner that will be extremely difficult …TPP is good for America and ArizonaArizona Daily […]Continue Reading ...
TPP, The Comex, Greece/EU, The Bond Market: The Final Solution ReduxGold SeekThe TPP Agreement is going to be the final nail in the coffin of the middle class in the United States (and for the middle classes in all the signatory countries). The TPP outright usurps the sovereignty of the signatory countries and hands rule […]Continue Reading ...
Three things to know about the Trans-Pacific Partnershipbnn.caThe Trans-Pacific Partnership – often referred to as the TPP – is a proposed international trade agreement being negotiated by 12 countries: Canada, the United States, Mexico, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Chile, Peru and … and more »Continue Reading ...
Center for Research on Globalization King Obama, His Royal Court, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)Center for Research on GlobalizationA group of demonstrators protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership gather at the Federal Buileing in San Francisco, California June 9, 2015. The proposed regional regulatory and investment treaty would include 12 nations throughout the Asia Pacific …Canada can […]Continue Reading ...
The Beneficiaries Of TPP and Free Trade Agreements Are The PoorForbesThere’s a confusingly argued piece over in the New York Times about who benefits from free trade and from free trade agreements like NAFTA, the TPP and even China’s WTO accession. The confusion stemming from the fact that the reporter does in fact … and more »Continue Reading ...
PanAm Post Let the TPP Trade Wars BeginPanAm PostThe decade of negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the trade agreement between the United States and 11 Pacific Rim countries, can finally come to an end. In Congress, the TPA will now set a time limit of 90 days after the president …TPP Update: TPA Poised […]Continue Reading ...
We emailed Congress but lost on the TPP (again). Let’s try something different.The Fabius Maximus website (blog)The Obama/GOP victory — passing the still-secret Trans-Pacific Partnership — marked yet another defeat for the New Left model of information overload plus individual action. Websites such as Naked Capitalism (imo best of the breed; I read it daily […]Continue Reading ...
TPP deal another example of bad neoliberal policyAlbuquerque JournalIn his June 17 op-ed, professor Allen Parkman described very well how trade among nations benefits all parties. He gave a qualified nod to the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the basis that if some trade is good, more is better. For some three decades …Leaked Draft TPP, Foreign […]Continue Reading ...
Arizona Daily Star TPP is good for America and ArizonaArizona Daily StarThe Peterson Institute for International Economics’ latest estimate of TPP gains to the U.S. are $77 billion per year by 2025. Gains for Asian trade partners may be in that range. Since their economies are smaller than ours, the percentage gain to them …What […]Continue Reading ...
Every year, over a thousand 18-35-year-old Canadians travel to New Zealand on a working holiday visa. The Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce Job Bank provides an opportunity to connect Australian and New Zealand employers with Canadian working holidaymakers as they embark upon journeys-of-a-lifetime. Many Canadians would go to New Zealand after their working holiday in Australia. These travellers […]
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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