Adopt TPP earlier rather than later MCA imploresAustralia’s Mining MonthlyIn a submission to parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Treaties inquiry into the TPP-11 the MCA claimed the agreement would open access to new markets for Australian exporters and encourage cross- border investment to support jobs and growth.Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review With TPP ratification in sight, Abe raises banner of free tradeNikkei Asian ReviewOnce the approval process is complete, Japan will become the second of the 11 TPP member countries to ratify the agreement, after Mexico. The pact will enter into force 60 days after ratification by at least six members, kicking off […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan News Lower house passes bill to ratify new TPPThe Japan NewsThe 11 TPP members are Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew his country from the original 12-nation TPP in early 2017.Lower House approves TPP-11; coalition pushes related bills：The […]Continue Reading ...
Asahi Shimbun Lower House approves TPP-11; coalition pushes related billsAsahi ShimbunThe Lower House on May 18 approved the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade arrangement, minus the United States and amid grumbling from opposition parties. The so-called TPP-11 was approved by the Lower House Foreign Affairs Committee in the …Lower House passes bill to ratify Trans-Pacific Partnership trade […]Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review Japan’s lower house passes TPP trade dealNikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO (Kyodo) — Japan’s lower house on Friday passed a bill to ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact, paving the way for its enactment before the current Diet session ends in June. Following the U.S. withdrawal, Japan and the other 10 …Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review Abe sees hope for Trump change of heart on TPPNikkei Asian ReviewTOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expressed hope Thursday that the U.S. will return to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying that President Donald Trump’s stance has “changed a lot over the past year.” Abe told lower house lawmakers that he …Continue Reading ...
Southeast AgNet Agri View: Farmers Concerns and TPP LossesSoutheast AgNetMost consumers in this country have little knowledge of TPP, and, what dropping the United States out of that trade group will do to agriculture. Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is made up of eleven countries. Including Canada and Mexico. These …Continue Reading ...
Japan’s Abe says he hopes Trump will change stance on TPP dealForexLiveNot likely to happen, but once can always hope/dream. Japan is adamant that they won’t enter into bilateral talks with the US so their best hope is for Trump to hop on board the TPP deal. ——. Trade REAL stocks and cryptos on a […]Continue Reading ...
The Spinoff Parliament must ensure we don’t sign away values for tradeThe SpinoffThere has been sustained and vocal public opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a treaty that would bind a number of countries (including New Zealand) to a set of particular rules for trade and investment. It was that opposition, in part …Continue Reading ...
Council on Foreign Relations What Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?Council on Foreign RelationsThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s strategic pivot to Asia. Before President Donald J. Trump withdrew the United States in 2017, the TPP was set to become the world’s largest free trade deal, covering 40 …Continue Reading ...
Reuters US, Japan to ‘move rapidly’ on trade deal: HagertyReutersJapan is wary of entering such talks and wants to convince Washington to rejoin the multilateral Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact. Hagerty said Japan’s focus on TPP would not conflict with Washington’s desire to have a trade agreement with Tokyo, …Continue Reading ...
Channel NewsAsia Failure of US, TPP nations to agree on terms a ‘setback’: US CongressmanChannel NewsAsiaFailure of US, TPP nations to agree on terms a ‘setback’: US Congressman. By Harry Horton 14 May 2018 09:47PM (Updated: 14 May 2018 09:52PM ). US Congressman Joaquin Castro, a co-founder of the US-ASEAN Congressional Caucus, shares with …Continue Reading ...
Reject Trump’s threat to affordable medicines through TPPScoop.co.nz (press release)“The clauses in the TPP-11 relating to higher prices for biologic medicines were only suspended after Trump pulled the US out of the TPP in 2017, and could be revived if the US re-joins the deal. None of the other 11 TPP countries wanted these clauses […]Continue Reading ...
The Australian Mineral Council: Bring on TPP-11 or lose $15bn a yearThe AustralianMinerals Council of Australia chief executive David Byers said “strategic benefits” of the deal — which had to be renegotiated after US President Donald Trump withdrew January last year — meant the parliament should back the TPP “as soon as possible”.Minerals Council urges […]Continue Reading ...
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Would Not Counter China!The New AmericanTNA Contributor analyses and exposes the false claims that U.S. entry into TPP agreement would somehow hurt or contain Communist China in the Asia Pacific. Read TNA article entitled, “Trans-Pacific Partnership to Facilitate U.S.-China Merger,” by …Continue Reading ...
BusinessKorea S. Korea to Decide on Participation in TPP within This Year: Trade MinisterBusinessKoreaThe South Korean government will decide on its participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) within this year, Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Un-gyu was quoted as saying on May 9 by Japanese newspapers. According to the Ministry of … and more »Continue Reading ...
Big Labor Opposition to TPP Is Not About American SovereigntyThe New American“President Trump ran against the TPP throughout his campaign and formally withdrew from the agreement last year, rightly finishing what working people started. His action kept a central promise to millions of hardworking Americans,” wrote AFL-CIO …Continue Reading ...
Washington Post It turns out that Trump is better at destroying deals than making themWashington PostIt’s put-up-or-shut-up time for President Trump. He has been acting like an arsonist toward America’s international obligations. So far he has exited the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Paris climate accord and now the Iran nuclear deal, while …Trump tears up […]Continue Reading ...
Stakeholders: TPP-like IP chapter in NAFTA wouldn’t win congressional supportWorld Trade OnlineAn intellectual property chapter in the North American Free Trade Agreement that is similar to what was agreed to in the Trans-Pacific Partnership would fail to garner the votes needed to win congressional approval for NAFTA 2.0, business and industry …Continue Reading ...
NAFTA Talks Accelerate and Perdue on TPP Rejoin by Bob Larson, click here for bioAgInfo.net (press release) (blog)**The pace of NAFTA negotiations has recently accelerated, as U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and his counterparts from Canada and Mexico just concluded four days of ministerial-level meetings. While it’s unclear when negotiations will …Continue Reading ...
Springfield News-Leader Trump could revive TPP to pressure ChinaSpringfield News-LeaderThen he appeared to reconsider his reconsideration, calling the TPP a bad deal in a tweet. Trump’s vacillation on the subject is not the only uncertainty. After Trump’s bravado-laced and fact-deficient announcement shortly after he took office that …Continue Reading ...
New Delhi Times US Should Embrace Japan–India Alliance and TPPNew Delhi TimesJapan’s Shinzo Abe was the first foreign leader to meet president-elect Donald Trump face-to-face after the 2016 American election—no doubt because Japan has the world’s third-largest economy and plays a major role internationally in trade … and more »Continue Reading ...
USA TODAY AFL-CIO: TPP failed workers and deserved to dieUSA TODAYThe Trans-Pacific Partnership died because it ultimately failed America’s working families. Instead of addressing the economic devastation wreaked by wrong-headed trade deals, the TPP doubled down on a failed, corporate-driven ideology. We lost 2 …Continue Reading ...
USA TODAY President Donald Trump, revive the TPP to pressure China, and MAGAUSA TODAYAfter inconclusive trade talks with Beijing, a reminder of how the Trans-Pacific Partnership could Make America Great Again: Our view.Use the TPP to pressure ChinaTimes Record NewsRemedies Trump prescribes for trade problems harm US: veteran China expert – XinhuaNigeria Today all 18 […]Continue Reading ...
Mason City Globe Gazette Iowa farmer: NAFTA, China, TPP offer unique opportunities for US producersMason City Globe GazetteESSEX — Hearing what you raise on your farm could end up on a plate thousands of miles away is one thing, Dennis Liljedahl says. Seeing it is entirely different. Liljedahl, who runs a farrow-to-finish hog operation and […]Continue Reading ...
Bloomberg Prof. DeLong Says Better If US in TPP Negotiating With ChinaBloombergUniversity of California at Berkeley Professor Brad DeLong weighs in on U.S and China trade talks, and talks about the makeup of the U.S. negotiating team. DeLong speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.” (Source: Bloomberg). Terms of Service …Continue Reading ...
Stakeholders: IP issues may hold up NAFTA unless TPP chapter is reusedWorld Trade OnlineA slew of intellectual property issues stand in the way of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s goal of concluding the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement by the end of the month, and stakeholders say the push to quickly …Continue Reading ...
RideApart Harley-Davidson’s Thailand Factory Result of TPP ExitRideApartIn Harley-Davidson’s recent saga of not catching a break, the iconic company has been thrust into the news once again, this time regarding America’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In addition to a tariff on steel and aluminum which …Continue Reading ...
Former Japanese negotiator: If Trump wants to be tough on China, he should join TPPWorld Trade OnlineRejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership is the best way for the U.S. to address trade concerns with China, Akira Amari, a Japanese lawmaker who negotiated TPP, said on Wednesday. “Today the focus on TPP is about reducing [tariffs] very close […]Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand TPP opponents keep fighting as MPs scrutinise dealRadio New ZealandThe Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) kicked off proceedings with the lead TPP negotiator, Vangelis Vitalis, telling MPs that the deal was a beacon for open markets at a time when many countries were erecting barriers. Mr Vitalis said 3200 …Reborn […]Continue Reading ...
Toronto Star Stakeholders: IP issues could hold up NAFTA deal unless TPP language is recycledWorld Trade OnlineA slew of intellectual property issues stand in the way of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s goal of concluding the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement by the end of the month, and stakeholders say the push […]Continue Reading ...
Bangkok Post Thailand openly airs hope to join TPP | Bangkok Post: newsBangkok PostThailand has expressed its hope of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Japan’s minister in charge of the free trade deal said Tuesday.NAFTA Negotiations Continue and the TPP Moving Forward Without …Hoosier Ag TodayNew TPP Moving Forward – Southeast AgNETSoutheast AgNetThailand airs hope to […]Continue Reading ...
Nikkei Asian Review Thailand wants to join TPP ‘as soon as possible,’ says deputy PMNikkei Asian ReviewBANGKOK — Thailand wants to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership “as soon as possible,” Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak told visiting Japanese Economic and Fiscal Policy and Revitalization Minister Toshimitsu Motegi who is in charge of …Continue Reading ...
Hoosier Ag Today NAFTA Negotiations Continue and the TPP Moving Forward Without USHoosier Ag TodayMexico last week ratified the new TPP agreement, now called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. Mexico’s Senate voted 73-24 to approve the agreement which will go into effect when six of the 11 nations approve the …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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