With the TPP in Limbo, Australia and Peru Cement Their Own Free Trade DealWorld Politics ReviewOn Nov. 10, Australia and Peru concluded a free trade agreement while leaders of both countries were attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam. Free trade negotiations between the two countries began in May following the U.S …Continue Reading ...
Modern Diplomacy Can TPP be revived under APEC 2017 in Vietnam?Modern DiplomacyAfter the United States withdrew from the TPP, there are three views concerning the future of this agreement. Firstly, the most pessimistic view is that TPP without the United States will no longer be a TPP, so other countries should give up the … […]Continue Reading ...
Sputnik International An ‘Overlapping Noodle Bowl of Agreements’ and TPP-IISputnik InternationalOn November the 11th, a statement was issued by the 11 countries which formed the TPP, indicating that they wish to form a new trade agreement called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). This has many core … and more »Continue Reading ...
World Politics Review Progress Toward a Retrofitted TPP Sent a Strong Signal Against ProtectionismWorld Politics ReviewOn the sidelines of the leaders’ summit for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, or APEC, earlier this month in Vietnam, the remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership—the mega-regional free trade pact that includes Japan, Canada …Facing China, What’s In Trump’s […]Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz Stoush in select committee as National seeks to take credit for TPP winsStuff.co.nzA fiery select committee briefing on the new-look Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) ended with members from both National and Labour asking a bureaucrat to endorse their view of the changes. Vangelis Vitalis, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s …Export tax on water […]Continue Reading ...
Deborah Elms: It may be smaller, but the new TPP is still a big dealNikkei Asian ReviewThis is not quite the same TPP deal that was in place a year ago. The U.S. is no longer part of it, 20 provisions that largely relate to U.S. negotiating demands have been suspended, and the pact itself […]Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz Export tax on water would breach TPP and other free trade agreements, MPs toldStuff.co.nzMPs have been told by a top official that an export tax on water would break the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and several other trade agreements. The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s (MFAT) Vangelis Vitalis, the chief negotiator of the new […]Continue Reading ...
Frontera TPP Is Now The CPTPP: What Does This Mean For Vietnam?FronteraThe original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) signed in February 2016, included the US along with Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. By January 2017, the new US administration pulled …Continue Reading ...
NAFTA and digital trade rules: Lock in TPP precedents, don’t get bogged down in add-on battlesAmerican Enterprise InstituteAssuming, however, that the negotiations proceed to a successful conclusion, it remains imperative for the US to achieve in NAFTA what it foolishly threw away by scuttling the TPP: that is, a precedent-setting baseline set of rules governing […]Continue Reading ...
National Column: Experience says Canada will bow to TPP pressuresMorinvilleNews.comagreement. It will do so in spite of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s coy insistence that he is in no hurry to sign the 11-nation pact. It will do so in large part because that’s what Canadian business wants. This is not a conspiracy theory. It is […]Continue Reading ...
The CPTPP – What to Expect?LexologyAt the November 2017 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Da Nang, Vietnam, the 11 countries remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (“TPP”) took a significant step forward to finalize a new agreement now referred to as the Comprehensive and …Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz Officials told Cabinet renegotiating TPP could be ‘very difficult’Stuff.co.nzOfficials have told Cabinet any renegotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement to remove a controversial clause would be “very difficult” and could even result in New Zealand being kicked out of the trade pact. The Ministry of Foreign …Continue Reading ...
Letter: TPP only benefits China, greedy businessesThe Herald-NewsLeaving the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) enhanced China and put our country at a disadvantage in Pacific trade. We lose big time so China can take control of the Eastern Pacific, Australia, Indonesia and Southeast Asia. The TPP was a win-win for the …Continue Reading ...
AgWeb Trade High on Agenda as Canada’s PM Visits ChinaAgWebThe TPP doesn’t include China and is seen as a potential check on the country’s expanding economic clout in the region. Talks on the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, an alternative trade pact, are set to drag on into next year.Trudeau pays visit to Vietnam, with […]Continue Reading ...
Canadian business wants the TPP, so it will happen: WalkomTheSpec.comCanada will almost certainly join the truncated Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment agreement. It will do so in spite of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s coy insistence that he is in no hurry to sign the 11-nation pact. It will do so in large … and more »Continue Reading ...
Canadian business wants the TPP, so it will happenTheSpec.comCanada will almost certainly join the truncated Trans-Pacific Partnership trade and investment agreement. It will do so in spite of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s coy insistence that he is in no hurry to sign the 11-nation pact. It will do so in large …Continue Reading ...
TPP Redux: Who Needs America?Business MirrorWithout America, uncomfortable concessions made in the old TPP may seem less worthwhile, but any attempt at a full renegotiation risks seeing the entire deal unravel. If countries use the opportunity to grab new concessions in their pet areas, others …Continue Reading ...
Toronto Star Why Justin Trudeau will eventually join the new Trans-Pacific PartnershipToronto StarWithout the United States, 11 countries moved forward on the Trans-Pacific Partnership here. From left: President Xi Jinping of China, President Michelle Bachelet of Chile, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah of Brunei and …Trade high on Trudeau’s agenda for visit […]Continue Reading ...
The National Interest Online Is TPP Dead without America? | The National InterestThe National Interest OnlinePerhaps no trade deal has been agreed to more times than the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has, firstly in 2005 taking the form of the Trans-Pacific Strategic …TPP – The deal that never dies? – Radio New ZealandRadio New Zealand all 2 […]Continue Reading ...
The TPP is aliveThe Star OnlineWHEN an official announcement was made that the remaining 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership countries agreed to push ahead with the free trade agreement without the United States, Malaysia’s chief negotiator Datuk Seri J. Jayasiri tweeted: “The TPP is alive.”.Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand TPP – The deal that never dies?Radio New ZealandThe new Trans Pacific Partnership is promising business better access to a US$10 trillion market of 500-million consumers. Vietnam’s entrepreneurs are among those hoping that’s the case, as Patrick O’Meara found out when he was in the resort city of Da …Continue Reading ...
10,000 Couples Our front page: The latest on the negotiating front – NAFTA, KORUS, TPP-11World Trade OnlineThe top stories from this week’s issue of Inside U.S. Trade : Hoping U.S. tempers NAFTA demands, Canada and Mexico refrain from counterproposals . They believe (or at least hope) that the U.S. ultimately will bow to congressional and […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan News Govt adopts extra TPP steps to support dairy, other sectorsThe Japan NewsThe measures are included in a policy package that was revamped from the previous one, formulated after a broad agreement was reached in 2015 on the original 12-member TPP free trade deal, including the United States. The administration of U.S. … and […]Continue Reading ...
Jakarta Post From TPP to CPTPP: What does it mean? – Opinion – The Jakarta PostJakarta PostPolitically, this new development shows a more optimistic gesture from the 11 remaining signatories in continuing the trade agreement in spite of the US …Fixing TPP and globalization won’t be easy – Winnipeg Free PressWinnipeg Free PressJustin Trudeau is now […]Continue Reading ...
STLtoday.com Nicklaus: As TPP moves forward, US risks being isolated from Pacific economySTLtoday.comVietnamese Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh, left, speaks as Japanese Minister of Economic Revitalization Toshimitsu Motegi looks down during a press conference about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) held on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic …Trump’s trade policy: New deals or no dealsSeymour TribunePreparing […]Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand Govt urged to call TPP meeting to ensure momentumRadio New ZealandThe new TPP is all but agreed, with only a few areas still to be resolved. The National Party is worried momentum to conclude the 11-nation trade pact is stalling, and extra effort is needed. “The problem you have is not dealing […]Continue Reading ...
From TPP to CPTPP: What does it mean?Jakarta PostPREMIUM The impasse that ensued after the United States government’s withdrawal from one of the most anticipated mega-regional trade agreements, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), has finally been resolved with the 11 remaining signatories making a …Continue Reading ...
iPolitics.ca The Sprout: CEOs call on Ottawa to sign the TPPiPolitics.caCanadian CEOs are calling on Ottawa to finalize the Trans Pacific Partnership. As Bloomberg reports, the Canada Business Council says the latest version of the TPP deal would be extremely beneficial for Canada – even as the federal government is saying …Continue Reading ...
National Post After ‘sabotage,’ big demands and flirting with China, how is trade under Trudeau shaping up?National PostOne of Trump’s first moves as president was to remove the U.S. from the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership, which also included Mexico and Canada. Over the summer and fall, the remaining countries have been sitting at tables working out […]Continue Reading ...
CPTPP members hope to make light of US withdrawalGlobal TimesThe fate of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which was promoted as a high-standard treaty for the 21st century by former US president Barack Obama, is still uncertain. A heavy blow came in January when new US President Donald Trump announced the … and more »Continue Reading ...
TPP-11 Agreement Heightens Concerns about Market Access in Japan for US Beef, PorkDrovers MagazineThe 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)* recently announced plans to move forward with a modified trade agreement. U.S. Meat Exporter Federation (USMEF) Economist Erin Borror explains that if the agreement, now known as the …Continue Reading ...
Winnipeg Free Press Fixing TPP and globalization won’t be easyWinnipeg Free PressCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shocked the pundits and most trade experts earlier this month when he refused to sign the updated Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an 11-nation free-trade deal. His decision to continue negotiating and push for a …Justin Trudeau is now biggest obstacle to […]Continue Reading ...
Vietnam’s leader urges a US return to the TPPNikkei Asian Review“The successful TPP 11 negotiations are an outcome of Japan’s and Vietnam’s devotion, as both parties played a difficult role as co-host countries,” Phuc said. Tokyo and Hanoi must continue striving to ink a comprehensive and sophisticated pact, he added.Continue Reading ...
Toronto Star Canadian CEOs call for Justin Trudeau to nail down TPP deal …Toronto StarCanada holds out on TPP in hopes of changes as NAFTA talks stall on U.S. demands. and more »Continue Reading ...
Financial Post CEOs press Trudeau to nail down TPP ‘game-changer’ before it’s too lateFinancial PostThe Business Council of Canada, representing chief executives from many of the country’s biggest firms, said the latest version of the Trans Pacific Partnership would be immensely beneficial and is imperiled by any delay. The TPP controversy comes as …Trudeau now […]Continue Reading ...
Bloomberg Canadian CEOs Urge Trudeau to Back TPP – BloombergBloombergCanadian chief executives are calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to nail down and implement an 11-nation Pacific Rim trade deal, as Canada holds out in … and more »Continue Reading ...
The Asian Pacific Post Justin Trudeau is now biggest obstacle to TPPFarm Futures10 summit in Vietnam with the other 10 leaders of countries still involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. While Japan in particular wants a quick deal on the pact that Trump abandoned earlier this year, Canada says more talks are needed on …Canadian CEOs […]Continue Reading ...
Trudeau now biggest obstacle to TPPSeeking AlphaThe new TPP deal could be signed without… Canada? That’s according to Sankei newspaper reports, which said Japan wants an agreement as soon as possible and may look to move ahead without Ottawa. Justin Trudeau, who inherited the TPP from his … and more »Continue Reading ...
World Politics Review What Canada Stands to Gain, and Lose, From a Revived TPP Minus the USWorld Politics ReviewAfter U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership in January, the trade deal’s remaining members resolved to carry on without their biggest partner. Earlier this month, at a meeting in Vietnam […]Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail TPP-11 Agreement Heightens Concerns about Market Access in Japan for UAgWebThe 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)* recently announced plans to move forward with a modified trade agreement. U.S. Meat Exporter Federation (USMEF) Economist Erin Borror explains that if the agreement, now known as the …Japan hopes TPP-11 can be […]Continue Reading ...
Financial Post Forget Trump, Trudeau is now the biggest obstacle to Pacific trade dealFinancial Post10 summit in Vietnam with the other 10 leaders of countries still involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. While Japan in particular wants a quick deal on the pact that Trump abandoned earlier this year, Canada says more talks are needed on […]Continue Reading ...
Politico Under Trump, US Companies Face a Rough Road on TradePoliticoIn October 2015, as President Barack Obama was hoping to rush the newly signed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal through Congress, he invited leaders of the pharmaceutical industry in the White House. The industry had emerged as a key obstacle to … and more »Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail Diverging on the TPPThe Sun DailyTHE Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will now take another life and resurrect itself as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The TPPA was ditched when President Donald Trump decided that it …Why the new TPP will boost Canada’s automotive sectorThe Globe and MailThe […]Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail Why the new TPP will boost Canada’s automotive sector – The Globe …The Globe and MailThe CPTPP, according to a recent analysis, will offer expanding trade and business opportunities for Canadian exporters in Asia-Pacific, including a first-mover …US beef, pork competitively challenged under TPPFeedstuffsJapan hopes TPP-11 can be wrapped up before member […]Continue Reading ...
CBC.ca Australian official lashes out at Trudeau amid spat over Pacific trade dealCBC.caA spat between Canada and Australia is heating up as Australian officials signal they will block Canada’s admission to Asia’s premier security forum, the East Asia Summit, amid tensions over the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. An Australian news …Continue Reading ...
Japan hopes TPP-11 can be wrapped up before member countries’ elections next yearWorld Trade OnlineJapan hopes to finalize the Trans-Pacific Partnership before elections in key countries next year, according to Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi. In an interview with Bloomberg , Motegi – asked when TPP-11 might be wrapped up – said “there …Continue Reading ...
Business in Vancouver BIV on Roundhouse November 20: Is TPP still on the table for Canada?Business in VancouverOn the latest show, SFU economics professor Nicolas Schmitt unpacks Canada’s position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership following the mixed signals from Trudeau at the APEC summit in Vietnam. Then, the C.D. Howe Institute’s Rosalie Wyonch offers an …Continue Reading ...
VietNamNet Bridge The TPP Morphs Into the CPTPPLexologyPrompted by the United States’ withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), on November 10, 2017, Canada and the remaining 10 TPP member countries agreed on a modified framework to bring the agreement into force. At Canada’s request, the …What does Vietnam expect from the ‘TPP without the US’?VietNamNet BridgeTrade […]Continue Reading ...
VietNamNet Bridge What does Vietnam expect from the ‘TPP without the US’?VietNamNet BridgeVietNamNet Bridge – Analysts believe that Vietnam will still get big benefits once the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership is implemented, though they would be smaller compared to the benefits it expected from …Trade policy decisions are leaving US behindTimes DailyModified […]Continue Reading ...
Free Malaysia Today TPP dream now a nightmareFree Malaysia TodayForeign companies would then be able to sue TPP governments for alleged losses, including for potential future profits, ascribed to policy changes, even if in the national or public interest. Under ISDS, regulations, already favouring powerful TNCs … and more »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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