Toronto Star Canada working to make Pacific trade deal a realityToronto StarWhile the spotlight has focused on trade talks between Canada, Mexico and the United States, efforts are quietly underway on another sweeping trade pact — the Trans-Pacific Partnership — that would give Canada preferred access to Asian markets.Continue Reading ...
FAIR Trying to Sell TPP by Repackaging It as an Anti-China PactFAIRThis is why most highly educated people supported the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), even though they had no clue what was in it. The rationale given for the TPP has constantly shifted in response to the political climate. It was originally pushed …Continue Reading ...
Pork Magazine Early Election in Japan Will Delay TPP 11 FinalizationPork MagazineIt appears finalization of the TPP deal will be delayed: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe call for an early, or snap, election, one year before scheduled elections, to take advantage of favorable public opinion, according to a report from the …Continue Reading ...
iPolitics.ca (subscription) Not dead yet: Government launches another TPP consultationiPolitics.ca (subscription)Global Affairs Canada has launched a consultation on a potential agreement with the remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership partners. In a notice published online in the Canada Gazette on Friday, the department says discussions regarding a “potential …Continue Reading ...
SeeNews Czech CEZ supevisory board grants approval to sell TPP in Bulgaria – reportSeeNewsSOFIA (Bulgaria), September 29 (SeeNews) – The supervisory board of Czech power utility CEZ Group has issued a preliminary approval to sell the group’s Varna thermal power plant (TPP) in Bulgaria for 50 million euro ($59 million) to an unnamed buyer, … and […]Continue Reading ...
The Diplomat Attacking KORUS is Worse than Abandoning TPP | The DiplomatThe DiplomatRetreating from the agreement would not only damage U.S.-ROK relations but impact key U.S. industries that have benefitted from the deal. and more »Continue Reading ...
The Diplomat Attacking KORUS is Worse than Abandoning TPPThe DiplomatYet the possibility of withdrawing from KORUS will come with a far higher price tag than retreating from the TPP, not least because Washington needs solid relations with Seoul more than ever as a result of ever-increasing concerns about North Korea …Continue Reading ...
TPP deal hinges on coalition decisionRadio New ZealandThe National Party has enthusiastically driven the controversial TPP agreement, but New Zealand First, Labour and the Green Party have all expressed doubts about it. The United States withdrew from the TPP earlier this year, but the remaining 11 …Continue Reading ...
Philippine Star DTI cites benefits in joining TPPPhilippine StarMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines finds the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) too hard to resist even without the US, citing it as the reason for the country’s recent revival of interest in joining the mega-trade deal. The country …Continue Reading ...
AzerNews Two combined-cycle units to be built at Takhiatash TPPAzerNewsTakhiatash TPP with installed capacity of 730 MW was built in 1974. The project worth $678.2 million includes the construction of two combined cycle gas turbine units with a capacity of 230-280 megawatts each with the decommissioning of three old …Continue Reading ...
Bridging border barriers/TCA/TPP and why carriers should be thereTruck News (blog)If forced to identify the top few highlights of my tenure in this great industry, I’d have to admit that one near the top would have to be my time spent with the Truckload Carriers Association. I would also admit that my indoctrination to the […]Continue Reading ...
Viet Nam News TPP nations achieve progress toward new free trade dealViet Nam NewsHÀ NỘI — The Trans-Pacific Partnership nations have made progress toward a new free trade agreement slated for November following the US withdrawal from the pact, according to Japanese chief negotiator of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Kazuyoshi …Continue Reading ...
The Japan News TPP trade talks remain stymied over which provisions to delayThe Japan NewsThe 11 signatory countries, which exclude the United States because of its decision to withdraw from the deal, made some progress in adjusting details aimed at early implementation of the TPP, but differences remain in each country’s position. and more »Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail A TPP without the US would be a better deal for CanadaThe Globe and MailU.S. President Donald Trump hated the TPP even more than NAFTA. So much so that he signed an executive order removing the United States from the 12-country deal immediately on taking office. But like many other things […]Continue Reading ...
Business Insider Without US, 11 nations in TPP inch closer to a dealBusiness InsiderTOKYO (Reuters) – The 11 nations remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the United States withdrew have inched closer to a comprehensive deal, offering hope that major countries can maintain free trade in the face of U.S. protectionism, a …TPP members make […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters Without U.S., 11 nations in TPP inch closer to a deal – ReutersReutersThe 11 nations remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the United States withdrew have inched closer to a comprehensive deal, offering hope that major …TPP members make progress on new trade accord, eye November deadlineThe Japan Times‘TPP 11′ talks set parameters for moving […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters.com Without US, 11 nations in TPP inch closer to a dealReuters.comTOKYO (Reuters) – The 11 nations remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the United States withdrew have inched closer to a comprehensive deal, offering hope that major countries can maintain free trade in the face of U.S. protectionism, a … and more »Continue Reading ...
Reuters Without US, 11 nations in TPP inch closer to a dealReutersTOKYO (Reuters) – The 11 nations remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the United States withdrew have inched closer to a comprehensive deal, offering hope that major countries can maintain free trade in the face of U.S. protectionism, a … and more »Continue Reading ...
Without US, 11 Nations in TPP Inch Closer to a DealNew York TimesTOKYO — The 11 nations remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the United States withdrew have inched closer to a comprehensive deal, offering hope that major countries can maintain free trade in the face of U.S. protectionism, a negotiator … and more »Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review As NZ goes to the polls, will TPP be dealt another blow?Nikkei Asian ReviewThat includes the renegotiation of the TPP to ban foreign investment in housing, which the party says will alleviate demand pressure in New Zealand, where property prices are among the highest in the world. Property prices in New Zealand’s […]Continue Reading ...
Asia Times Can Asia-Pacific multi-lateral trade survive without the US? | Asia …Asia TimesThe renewed attempt by Japan, Australia, and New Zealand to activate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States is poised to fail and bring … and more »Continue Reading ...
Kamloops This Week Radio Edit: Canadian culture under microscope until TPP finalizedKamloops This WeekThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is still being negotiated by the remaining 10 countries in the trade deal. Much has been said about the economic effects the deal will have on Canada, but the cultural issues have rarely been talked about. At issue […]Continue Reading ...
Asia Trade Talks Stall as TPP Bounces Back From Trump’s BlowBloombergWhen President Donald Trump abandoned the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership shortly after taking office, nations turned their focus to the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership. Now, remaining TPP members are making a concerted effort to …Continue Reading ...
TPP members whittle list of rules to shelve with US goneNikkei Asian ReviewTPP members whittle list of rules to shelve with US gone. Terms on intellectual property protections, state-owned enterprises up for debate. TOKYO — The 11 remaining parties to the Trans-Pacific Partnership worked Thursday to hash out which terms from …Continue Reading ...
TODAYonline New Zealand votes in election that could thwart TPP dealTODAYonlineNew Zealand’s opposition Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern greeting staff at a factory while campaigning in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday. She has said that a government led by her party would still want to be part of the TPP, but stressed that … and more »Continue Reading ...
The Japan Times TPP negotiators work to revise trade deal after US withdrawalThe Japan TimesThe chief negotiators of the 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership countries worked Thursday to narrow down proposed freezes to parts of the original accord following the U.S. withdrawal from the free trade deal. The 11 countries are seeking to reach …TPP negotiators […]Continue Reading ...
Kyodo News Plus TPP negotiators working to revise accord after US pulloutKyodo News PlusThe chief negotiators of the 11 remaining countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership worked Thursday to narrow down proposed freezes to parts of the original accord following the U.S. withdrawal from the free trade deal. The 11 countries are seeking to …Continue Reading ...
CEZ’s Varna TPP gets regulatory nod to decommission three unitsSeeNewsSOFIA (Bulgaria), September 21 (SeeNews) – Bulgaria’s energy regulator said it has granted a permission for decommissioning of three units of Varna thermal power plant (TPP) owned by Czech utility group CEZ. As a result of the decommissioning, the …Continue Reading ...
National Post John Ivison: Resurrected TPP could get done this year, and Canada is better off without US involvementNational PostThe biggest trade deal in history — the Trans-Pacific Partnership — was assumed to be dead when the United States pulled out last January. But it has been quietly resurrected by the 11 other signatories, including […]Continue Reading ...
TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming governmentScoop.co.nzNational’s last minute pitch to get the Trans Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP-11) agreement across the line just days before the general election should not bind the new incoming government, the Green Party said today. Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade … and more »Continue Reading ...
TPP negotiations should not bind the new incoming governmentScoop.co.nz (press release)National’s last minute pitch to get the Trans Pacific Partnership 11 (TPP-11) agreement across the line just days before the general election should not bind the new incoming government, the Green Party said today. Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade … and more »Continue Reading ...
Labour’s TPP plans would unsettle an already precarious agreement, JoyceThe National Business ReviewCredit card details are required to authenticate your account. You won’t be charged until your trial has ended. Cancel anytime. I understand that my unlimited free access to NBR paid content is only available for 30 days. *. *Terms and Conditions As … […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters New Zealand election could put an obstacle in path to nailing TPP dealReutersAfter President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from TPP early this year, the group has 11 members. New Zealand and Japan have led the way in saying they remain committed to a deal to cut trade barriers in the Asia-Pacific region. […]Continue Reading ...
Reuters New Zealand election could put an obstacle in path to nailing TPP …ReutersIf New Zealanders vote this weekend to change who governs them, that could create an obstacle to plans by members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to … and more »Continue Reading ...
New Zealand Election Could Put an Obstacle in Path to Nailing TPP DealNew York TimesWELLINGTON — If New Zealanders vote this weekend to change who governs them, that could create an obstacle to plans by members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to finalize a trade deal in November. After President Donald Trump withdrew the … and […]Continue Reading ...
Scoop Business » TPP claims debunked by senior UN economistScoop.co.nz (press release)“A new economic study has completely undermined previous claims that the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement without access to the giant US market would … and more »Continue Reading ...
TPP claims debunked by senior UN economistScoop.co.nz (press release)“A new economic study has completely undermined previous claims that the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement without access to the giant US market would still result in significant economic gains for the remaining 11 countries,” AFTINET Convener Dr …Continue Reading ...
VietNamNet Bridge After TPP, Vietnam searches for other trade avenuesVietNamNet Bridge“When the US pulled out of TPP…it reduced some of the liberalisation that we were hoping for,” said Lippoldt in an interview with VIR in Hanoi. “We wanted to see Vietnam getting better access to the US textiles and apparel market, for example, because …Continue Reading ...
WNAX US should rejoin TPP, Japan tells Nebraska governor during trade visitWorld Trade Online (subscription)Japanese officials last week told a Nebraska trade delegation that the U.S. should rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership as President Trump looks for a bilateral trade deal between the two nations. “There was certainly a lot of effort to try to convince […]Continue Reading ...
Red Bull FPP vs TPP – What’s Better for Competitive PUBG?Red BullIt’s a tricky subject — most people seem to think the game is simply more competitive when it’s played from the First Person Perspective (FPP). It was something heard repeatedly at the PUBG Gamescom Invitational — that Third Person Perspective (TPP …Continue Reading ...
TPP, RCEP and the Crossvergence of Asian Intellectual Property StandardsInternational IP and the Public InterestAbstract: The debate on convergence and divergence has garnered considerable attention from policymakers and commentators involved in regulatory developments in Asia. The recent completion of the negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) …Continue Reading ...
Vietnam and other countries continue TPP negotiationsVietNamNet BridgeThey expect to reach a final decision before a TPP summit to be held on the sideline of the APEC summit in Vietnam in November. Several countries have held meetings to clear obstacles for TPP implementation. At a meeting in Australia in August, head of …Continue Reading ...
The Canary (satire) Obama celebrates signing TPP trade deal, rest of the world despairsThe Canary (satire)Obama claims that the TPP – which will break down trade and investment barriers between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, and the USA – is a massive step forward. It will put “American …Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz Siah Hwee Ang: Is RCEP tracking to be another TPP?Stuff.co.nzAs opposed to the TPP, the RCEP is a more traditional trade deal, which supposedly should make it easier to negotiate as the countries involved have enough wisdom around trade deals. But several issues are casting doubts on how RCEP will ever be …Continue Reading ...
iPolitics.ca (subscription) TPP 11 talks to resume in Japan next weekiPolitics.ca (subscription)The push to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership resumes next week in Japan. The chief negotiators of the 11 remaining signatories are meeting for two days in Tokyo — next Thursday and Friday — just ahead of the third round of NAFTA renegotiations …Continue Reading ...
11 TPP nations to meet in TokyoThe Japan NewsJiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Chief negotiators from Japan and 10 other signatories to the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact will meet in Tokyo for two days from Thursday, the government said Friday. At the meeting, the negotiators hope to …TPP chief negotiators to meet in […]Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review TPP should have had China as an observer: Ex-USTR- Nikkei Asian …Nikkei Asian ReviewSINGAPORE — The Trans-Pacific Partnership, the moribund U.S.-led multilateral regional free trade framework, should have included China as an observe. and more »Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review TPP should have had China as an observer: Ex-USTRNikkei Asian ReviewSINGAPORE — The Trans-Pacific Partnership, the moribund U.S.-led multilateral regional free trade framework, should have included China as an observer, said veteran U.S. trade negotiator Charlene Barshefsky at a forum in Singapore on Saturday.Continue Reading ...
TPP chief negotiators to meet in Tokyo without USJapan TodayChief negotiators from the 11 remaining Trans-Pacific Partnership countries will gather in Tokyo next week to discuss proposals to amend or freeze parts of the trade deal after the withdrawal of the United States, the Japanese government said.Continue Reading ...
Greens say National’s TPP meeting days before election is a ‘desperate’ moveTVNZGreens say National’s TPP meeting days before election is a ‘desperate’ move. now. share. Source: NZN. Trans-Pacific Partnership chief negotiators will meet to proceed the trade deal in Japan next week just days before New Zealanders head to the polls.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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