Japan Today Japan’s farmers eye export push, unfazed by TPPJapan TodayIt is time to make innovation happen and take the step into the open world,” he said after 12 nations including Japan and the United States concluded TPP, which covers about 40% of the global economy and aims to cut or eliminate tariffs and quotas.UPDATE […]Continue Reading ...
EJ Insight Op-Ed: TPP deal is a good deal for rural AmericaPeoria Journal StarThat’s the equivalent of every man, woman and child living in the 11 other countries that make up the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and they’re all hungry for American agriculture. These half-a-billion potential shoppers can’t get enough of what American …UPDATE 1-Japan’s pricy farmers eye […]Continue Reading ...
Livemint The Trans-Pacific Partnership and India’s trade strategyLivemintOn 5 October, 12 nations signed an agreement that, if ratified, will form the largest trade bloc in the world, accounting for roughly 40% of global income. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) brings together the US, Canada, Japan and nine other Pacific … and more »Continue Reading ...
EconomyWatch.com India is on the Outside of the TPP Looking InEconomyWatch.comThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreed to on 5 October 2015 covers almost a third of world trade and 40 percent of global GDP. By not being part of the TPP, India risks losing out. According to a Center on Global Trade and Investment study, India’s … […]Continue Reading ...
AFL-CIO (blog) The Fraught Politics of the TPPProject SyndicateTOKYO – This month, 12 countries on both sides of the Pacific finalized the historic Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. The scope of the TPP is vast. If ratified and implemented, it will have a monumental impact on trade and capital flows along …Top 5 Scariest Things About […]Continue Reading ...
Letter: Power grab is motive behind TPPThe Columbian“Disgusted, but not surprised,” is my response to The Columbian editorial board’s opinion of Oct. 19, “An appetizing outcome?,” which sings praises for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Has the paper’s board been having a drinkfest with the …Continue Reading ...
Malay Mail Online TPP can result in unfair trade, Vietnamese scholar saysMalay Mail OnlineA farmer works on a tea farm which produces black tea for export in Moc Chau, northwest of Hanoi, Vietnam October 14, 2015. The communist nation is seen as one of the biggest winners from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, …Continue Reading ...
TPP to play key role in helping Japan meet GDP target – NikkeiReuters UKThe draft says 25 trillion yen will likely come from increased exports thanks to TPP, which will also help orders for infrastructure work such as bullet trains to grow 30 trillion yen from 10 trillion yen in 2010, the Nikkei said. Exports […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan Times TPP to play key role in helping Japan meet GDP target: NikkeiReutersThe draft says 25 trillion yen will likely come from increased exports thanks to TPP, which will also help orders for infrastructure work such as bullet trains to grow 30 trillion yen from 10 trillion yen in 2010, the Nikkei said. […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan Times TPP fishery impact to be ‘limited,’ for now: farm ministryThe Japan TimesThe impact on fishery products from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is likely to be “limited,” although tariffs are set to be axed for most of the 300 or so items listed in the free trade pact, it has been learned. Still, […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan Times Park to convey Korean desire to join TPP in summit with AbeThe Japan TimesEarlier this week, officials from the two countries held preparatory talks for what will be the first one-on-one meeting between Abe and Park since they took office in 2012 and 2013, respectively, and agreed to put the TPP on […]Continue Reading ...
Bangkok Post US ‘welcomes’ Thailand to join TPPBangkok PostThe United States “would welcome with open arms” Thailand’s ruling junta wanting the country to participate in the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact without waiting for the return of a full democratic government to the country, the … and more »Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review Experts see more members, increased productivityNikkei Asian Review“The substance (of the deal) belongs to the 21st century,” said Junichi Sugawara, a senior research officer at Mizuho Research Institute, highlighting that the TPP is more extensive than existing economic partnership agreements Japan has signed. “It’s …Continue Reading ...
TPP to play big role in meeting Japan’s GDP goalNikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO — The Japanese government is busily drawing up concrete plans for achieving Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s stated goal of raising nominal gross domestic product to 600 trillion yen ($5 trillion), with the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement … and more »Continue Reading ...
The TPP Is Already Poised to GrowCato Institute (blog)The Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations have just concluded and the parties are about to begin a very long process of ratification and implementation. Once all of that is complete, the TPP will be ready and willing to accept new members. There’s a … and more »Continue Reading ...
AFL-CIO (blog) Top 5 Scariest Things About the TPPAFL-CIO (blog)It’s almost Halloween, which means it’s time for ghosts, goblins and secret trade monsters to rear their ugly heads. Yes, nearly a month after the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was finalized, America’s working people still have incomplete information …Ontario auto mayors urge Ottawa to re-open TPPWindsor StarOntario […]Continue Reading ...
Japan’s TPP TransformationProject SyndicateTOKYO – On October 5, after years of exhausting – and exhaustive – haggling, a dozen Pacific Rim countries finally signed up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an agreement that promises everything from more trade to a cleaner environment.TPP to play big role in meeting Japan’s GDP goalNikkei Asian ReviewTPP to play […]Continue Reading ...
Huffington Post Canada How The TPP Jeopardizes Canadian HealthHuffington Post CanadaProlonging patents through “data exclusivity windows” via the TPP would keep an increasingly important category of drugs, known as biologic agents, out of the hands of the patients. Biologic agents include vaccines, blood products and gene therapies …Continue Reading ...
Talk Radio News Service Vilsack: Canada holding up TPP textPoliticoVILSACK: CANADA HOLDING UP TPP TEXT: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Thursday that it will take more time than originally anticipated to get the final text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal out to the public, thanks in large part to the …Progressive Dems Blast TPP SecrecyTalk […]Continue Reading ...
The Politics of the TPPCato Institute (blog)In the trade policy world, everyone is eagerly awaiting the release of the full text of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, but trade news sources say this is still several weeks away. My colleague Bill Watson has done a nice job with the …Continue Reading ...
The Guardian Trans-Pacific Partnership: the case for tradeThe GuardianFollowing the conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership by 12 Pacific rim countries, debates about the costs and benefits of trade liberalisation are intensifying. The early leaders in the US presidential campaign – both the Republican Donald Trump …Trans-Pacific Partnership divides auto parts industryCBC.caOntario mayors urge Trudeau to […]Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review TPP a ‘defining moment’ for America-led worldNikkei Asian ReviewShapiro, who was general counsel to U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor and chief trade negotiator with Japan and Canada during the Bill Clinton administration, was in Tokyo on Friday to attend a TPP symposium hosted by The Nikkei. “If Congress …Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review Amari says domestic policies to lift Japan’s small businessesNikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO — In preparation for implementing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Japan will draw up domestic measures to ensure revitalization of local economies and small- and medium-sized enterprises, Japan’s minister for economic and fiscal policy, Akira …Hope fades that Transpacific Partnership deal could melt […]Continue Reading ...
CattleNetwork.com UPDATE 1-Japan’s pricy farmers eye export push, unfazed by TPPReutersTPP deal both threat and opportunity to Japan’s farmers. * Declining population makes for shrinking domestic market. * Japan keen to export more of its premium farm produce. * Main Japanese food importers include non-TPP HK and Taiwan (Updates with …Japan’s pricey farmers eye export push, […]Continue Reading ...
Voice of America Will the TPP Agreement Cost US Jobs?Voice of America“Obama promises that the TPP will be different from NAFTA, that it will improve workers’ standards by having enforceable mechanisms in those countries like Vietnam and Malaysia, but that has yet to be seen and I am skeptical frankly that those …Continue Reading ...
Hindu Business Line After briefed by US, India says TPP a significant agreementEconomic TimesSo obviously we need to understand its (TPP) contours and that is why, before a month has passed after the TTP has been agreed upon, we have come here to understand. We get to know from the US what really are the […]Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz Siah Hwee Ang – Making good of the TPPStuff.co.nzThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been in the headlines in the last few months. The push to finalise the agreement was partially due to the end of the Obama administration’s term in January 2017. Without the United States, the initial proposer of … and more »Continue Reading ...
Forbes The TPP-Induced Love Triangle Between NIKE, The US And VietnamForbesUBS research estimates that Nike, Inc. ‘s gross margins will see a 50bp increase thanks to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the proposed global free trade agreement between 12 countries including the United States, Vietnam, Australia, Brunei, Chile …Continue Reading ...
Richmond Times-Dispatch Vilsack: TPP deal is a good deal for rural AmericaRichmond Times-DispatchThat’s the equivalent of every man, woman and child living in the 11 other countries that make up the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and they’re all hungry for the American brand of agriculture. These half-a-billion potential shoppers can’t get enough of …Japan’s pricy farmers eye […]Continue Reading ...
Digital Trends Wikileaks docs reveal Trans-Pacific Partnership could out copyright infringersDigital TrendsPirates beware: ISPs may soon be legally obligated to reveal your identity, thanks to the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Wikileaks this week published a leaked copy of the intellectual property chapter of the sprawling agreement, which includes a mandate …Continue Reading ...
Windsor Star Ontario auto mayors urge Ottawa to re-open TPPWindsor StarAs Canada’s share of North American vehicle production falls to record lows, Ontario’s auto mayors are urging the incoming federal Liberal government to renegotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal. Representing 20 municipalities from Windsor to …Ontario auto mayors call for harmonized auto rules between Canada, US […]Continue Reading ...
Talk Radio News Service Progressive Dems Blast TPP SecrecyTalk Radio News ServiceWhile the terms of the TPP have been agreed to by member states, it has not yet been ratified within all of the participatory nations. Over the next two years, this is expected to occur. In the U.S., Congress will be allowed a minimum […]Continue Reading ...
First Thoughts on the TPP’s IP ChapterCato Institute (blog)Technically, even though the negotiations are over, the TPP isn’t finished being drafted. Lawyers are currently going over every inch of the agreement to make sure the negotiators’ intent is reflected effectively and accurately in the final text, which …Continue Reading ...
TPP could pose problems for dairy industryWestern Producer (subscription)The Canadian dairy industry is caught in a trap that it needs to escape, warns agricultural economist Al Mussell. Regardless of the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s continued acceptance of supply management, certain provisions could make the already tenuous …Continue Reading ...
CBC.ca Trans-Pacific Partnership divides auto parts industryCBC.caAs the auto parts sector awaits the appointment of a new trade minister, the industry is split over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the trade deal that Canada signed and will soon have to ratify. New revelations from the still secret deal show that …Ontario mayors urge Trudeau to protect auto […]Continue Reading ...
Court Orders USTR To Justify Industry Advisor Confidentiality In TPPIntellectual Property WatchThe Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) next week is expected to provide justification for withholding from a Freedom of Information Act request the communications with its industry advisors as confidential commercial or financial …Continue Reading ...
rabble.ca (blog) Reviewing the TPP: Trudeau’s best-case scenariorabble.ca (blog)The TPP cannot be called progressive in any universe. In many ways it is a regressive agreement, locking in the market power of the largest investors, exporters, and patent and copyright holders at the expense of consumers and citizens. Modern free …TPP trades away our constitutional rightsToronto […]Continue Reading ...
CattleNetwork.com Japan’s pricey farmers eye export push, unfazed by TPPCattleNetwork.comIt is time to make innovation happen and take the step into the open world,” he said after 12 nations including Japan and the United States concluded TPP, which covers about 40 percent of the global economy and aims to cut or eliminate tariffs and quotas. […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan News TPP policy should avoid pork barrelThe Japan NewsBy Midori Satsukawa and Kyoko Yamaguchi / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WritersFollowing the broad agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact, the ruling parties have begun discussions to draw up related domestic measures. The key point will … and more »Continue Reading ...
Politics notebook: Trudeau urged to protect auto sector from TPPThe Globe and MailFresh discontent is surfacing over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal that Canada signed in the dying days of Stephen Harper’s government – uneasiness that Justin Trudeau’s Liberals must confront as the job of ratifying the accord falls to them.Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail Ontario mayors urge Trudeau to protect auto sector from TPP dealThe Globe and MailThe TPP agreement reached on Oct. 5 by Canada and 11 other Pacific Rim countries would eliminate Canadian tariffs on Japanese vehicles and make it easier for manufacturers to use offshore parts in cars. It would be a […]Continue Reading ...
EJ Insight HK risks losing middleman status if it stays out of TPPEJ InsightNow, in contrast to past initiatives, the territory’s current administration led by Leung Chun-ying is pussyfooting when it comes to the latest international trade grouping — the Washington-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). It appears that the … and more »Continue Reading ...
Reuters UK Japan’s pricy farmers eye export push, unfazed by TPPReuters UKThe latest figures show that Japan’s agricultural sector exports only about 5 percent of its output, but Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sees the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, reached in Atlanta on Oct. 5, as an opportunity, not a threat. “We should …Japan’s pricey farmers […]Continue Reading ...
TODAYonline Here’s why Indonesia joining the TPP is easier said than doneTODAYonlineThe TPP, agreed between the US and 11 other nations on Oct 5, goes far beyond typical trade agreements that focus on reducing tariffs, and highlights issues such as stricter safeguards for patents and levelling the playing field for companies that …Why Indonesia’s Widodo […]Continue Reading ...
The Government will run a number of events on key TPP outcomes for New Zealand, including nation-wide roadshows following signature of the Agreement. Scheduled events are listed on the TPP website events page, including some initial information sessions on TPP in early November 2015. These events will be aimed at ensuring businesses are able to prepare […]Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review Here’s Why Indonesia Joining the TPP Is Easier Said Than DoneBloombergIndonesian President Joko Widodo is heading home after telling U.S. President Barack Obama that Indonesia intends to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership. That went down well at the White House, but there are obstacles to implementation in a country …Why Indonesia’s Widodo wants […]Continue Reading ...
The Fiscal Times Japan’s pricy farmers eye export push, unfazed by TPPThe Fiscal TimesIt is time to make innovation happen and take the step into the open world,” he said after 12 nations including Japan and the United States concluded TPP, which covers about 40 percent of the global economy and aims to cut or […]Continue Reading ...
Japan’s pricy farmers eye export push, unfazed by TPPReutersMain Japanese food importers include non-TPP HK and Taiwan. By Kaori Kaneko. FUEFUKI, Japan, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Japan’s high-cost farmers, sheltered by prohibitive import tariffs, might appear to be most at risk from a trans-Pacific free-trade deal … and more »Continue Reading ...
InsideHalton.com Auto Mayors want to work with Liberal government on TPPInsideHalton.comThe Ontario Auto Mayors Caucus, chaired by Oakville Mayor Rob Burton, is calling on the new Liberal government to protect the competiveness of Canada’s auto sector, which they believe may be threatened under the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership …Continue Reading ...
Yahoo News Canada (blog) Will the new TPP copyright provisions hurt homemade Halloween costumes and …Yahoo News Canada (blog)This is because the TPP applies criminal charges to copyright infringement that’s of a “commercial scale,” so any time art or anything else featuring a copyrighted character or idea is sold through an online store, such as […]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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