USMCA, the new trade deal between the US, Canada, and Mexico, explained Vox Say goodbye to NAFTA — and hello to USMCA. The US, Canada, and Mexico officially signed a new trilateral trade deal on Friday at the G20 summit in Buenos …Continue Reading ...
International Law Office USMCA or NAFTA 2.0: what’s really new for intellectual property?International Law OfficeTrans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations ended in a rush, with an agreement on the IP chapter taking place minutes before the agreement was signed. Unsurprisingly, the TPP included a complex and poorly written chapter that required significant …Is the USMCA just a lesser […]Continue Reading ...
Sanders to ‘strongly oppose’ Trump trade deal | TheHill The Hill Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Friday that he will “strongly oppose” President Trump’s new trade deal with Mexico and Canada, arguing that as currently written …Continue Reading ...
Rail News – Streetcars the preferred choice for Minneapolis-area transit corridor. For Railroad Career Professionals Progressive Rail Roading Railroad industry news about: Metropolitan Council, Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority, Metro Transit, streetcar. From the editors of Progressive …Continue Reading ...
The WTO and the US trade war with China manilastandard.net Part I. When President Donald Trump imposed a prohibitive tariff of 25 percent on Chinese exports, the US committed the first act of destroying the World Trade …Continue Reading ...
The Australian Financial Review Taiwan seeks Australia’s help to join Trans-Pacific PartnershipThe Australian Financial ReviewAFR Weekend can reveal Taiwan’s Trade Representative, John Chen-Chung Deng , raised Taiwan’s interest in joining the TPP during a meeting with Trade Minister Simon Birmingham on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation summit in Port …Continue Reading ...
MLB.com Trainer Partnership Program hosts prospects in DRMLB.comMajor League Baseball’s Trainer Partnership Program continues to make strides on the international front. This week, 90 prospects in the program from the Dominican Republic showed off their skills in front of hundreds of Major League scouts at the San …Continue Reading ...
Trump was dealt a winning hand on trade – his hardball negotiating tactics are squandering it The Conversation – US As President Donald Trump prepares to meet with his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the G-20 summit on Nov. 30, the stakes could hardly be higher.Continue Reading ...
Trend News Agency Upgrade of TPP in Uzbekistan to lower country’s gas consumptionTrend News AgencyBaku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 29. By Fikret Dolukhanov – Trend: Two combined-cycle units (CC) with a total capacity of 900 megawatts are under construction at the Turakurgan thermal power plant in Namangan region of Uzbekistan, the Uzbekenergo press service … and more »Continue Reading ...
Don’t take those anxiety pills yet, NZ New Zealand Herald Carl Tannenbaum talked China, trade and financial rumblings at the Infinz conference.Continue Reading ...
Foreign Policy Xi and Trump Should Swallow Their Pride and Join the TPPForeign PolicyThe perfect vehicle for such talks is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the multilateral free trade deal negotiated under former U.S. President Barack Obama, abandoned by Trump, and resurrected by other Asian-Pacific trade partners such as Japan.Continue Reading ...
Bobsguide Challenger account holders seek budgeting assistanceBobsguideTigar pointed to the number of TPP entities which are coming to market in the near future thanks to Open Banking. “There are almost 200 TPPs that are waiting for their licences, many companies like Money Dashboard have got their licence but there are …Continue Reading ...
Opportunity for Japan as APEC stumbles East Asia Forum Underdeveloped areas of APEC policy provide opportunities to enhance Japan’s leadership in the Asia Pacific.Continue Reading ...
Manitoba Co-operator Canadian dairies get significant control over imports under TPPManitoba Co-operatorToronto | Reuters — Canada will give local dairy processors significant control over imports under a new trade deal with Pacific countries that opens the sheltered industry to further competition, according to a notice published by the federal … and more »Continue Reading ...
Canadian dairies get significant control over imports under TPPKitco NewsTORONTO (Reuters) – Canada will give local dairy processors significant control over imports under a new trade deal with Pacific countries that opens the sheltered industry to further competition, according to a notice published by the federal … and more »Continue Reading ...
Reuters Canadian dairies get significant control over imports under TPPReutersTORONTO (Reuters) – Canada will give local dairy processors significant control over imports under a new trade deal with Pacific countries that opens the sheltered industry to further competition, according to a notice published by the federal … and more »Continue Reading ...
JAPAN Forward (press release) (blog) Can Shinzo Abe Bring US Vice President Pence Over on TPP?JAPAN Forward (press release) (blog)… rather than political consensus, brings people together, encourages peaceful relations, and lifts the region towards prosperity. With that in mind, he might soon agree that America’s best interest is served in eschewing isolationism and saying […]Continue Reading ...
Canadian dairies get significant control over imports under TPP Investing.com TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada will give local dairy processors significant control over imports under a new trade deal with Pacific countries that opens the …Continue Reading ...
NSW Government agencies must act now to be ready for reviewable procurement decisions Lexology With the recent passing of the Public Works and Procurement Amendment (Enforcement) Act 2018 (NSW) (Act), suppliers will soon be able to challenge…Continue Reading ...
The News Journal Trump should use next week’s G-20 summit find a trade victory with ChinaThe News JournalThe downside of Trump’s trade isolationism is illustrated by the fact that the TPP is going ahead without the United States. Seven countries have already endorsed the pact, and that number is likely to grow to 11 by […]Continue Reading ...
As Trump alienates allies at home and abroad, Pence’s Asia trip highlights his competent diplomatic skills NBC News As Trump alienates allies at home and abroad, Pence’s Asia trip highlights his superior diplomatic skills.Continue Reading ...
The Socialist (press release) Labor betrays unions to pass TPP trade dealThe Socialist (press release)Since the beginning, the TPP has been part of the framework designed to counter China’s strategic rise in the region and glue together a bloc of opposition countries as capitalist competition intensifies. It contains an “accession” clause to encourage …Continue Reading ...
Trump should find a trade victory with China at the G-20 — before it’s too late The Washington Post If President Trump is the dealmaker he claims to be, he should use the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires to declare a win in his trade war with …Continue Reading ...
US midterm elections and Trump’s trade agenda: business as usual Pursuit President Donald Trump’s protectionist ‘America First’ agenda looks set to continue despite the midterm election results, says a University of Melbourne expert.Continue Reading ...
Trump’s long list of global trade deals, agreements exited or renegotiated USA TODAY Days after assuming office, President Trump exited a Pacific trade pact. He’s since pulled out of a number of other deals and groups around the world.Continue Reading ...
AFL-CIO tells ITC that USMCA’s labor provisions are ‘weaker’ than TPP’sWorld Trade OnlineCeleste Drake, trade policy specialist with the AFL-CIO, told the U.S. International Trade Commission last week that the Trump administration must get more “creative” in crafting the language used to enforce labor provisions in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada …Continue Reading ...
Japan trade minister stresses need for bigger TPPNHK WORLDJapan’s minister for the Trans-Pacific trade pact, Toshimitsu Motegi, has stressed the need for more members to join. Six of 11 member nations have ratified the deal so far, clearing the bar for it to take effect on December 30th. Lead negotiators of …Continue Reading ...
Greater market access, lower tariffs for Singapore companies when CPTPP enters into force Channel NewsAsia SINGAPORE: Singapore companies can look forward to reduced tariffs and greater market access after the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for …Continue Reading ...
Can Russia and China Reach the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s Level? Valdai Discussion Club Russian Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin has announced that Russia and China have mapped out the areas of focus in drafting a major …Continue Reading ...
Hitting China on trade would be easier with a few more alliesNew York PostTPP was too complex for the Washington lawmakers tasked with ratifying it. Yet its merits and drawbacks as a trade deal aside, TPP had one huge advantage: It would have created a formidable bloc of 12 strong economies, a counterweight to China.Continue Reading ...
The Malaysian Reserve Morrison slams trade war, says TPP door still openThe Malaysian ReserveCANBERRA • Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (picture) strongly criticised a burgeoning trade war between the US and China, while saying other countries are welcome to join a revamped Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal. Speaking at the Asia- … and more »Continue Reading ...
The Manila Times Time for APEC to boost free trade in Asia PacificThe Manila TimesFounded in the early 2000s by a few smaller regional countries, the initial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was more economic, open and inclusive by nature. Former US President Obama’s ‘pivot to Asia’ opted for a more exclusive, geopolitical and …US-China divisions dominate […]Continue Reading ...
Arab News US-China divisions dominate APEC summitArab NewsRight after his inauguration, President Donald Trump’s first action was to tear up the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which bound together 12 Pacific Rim countries at the exclusion of China. The outgoing Obama administration had worked hard to get …APEC summit host urges respect for trade rulesThe Business TimesPence-Xi […]Continue Reading ...
Trump’s absence at majority Asian summits is another sign of American retreat Chicago Daily Herald Columnist Fareed Zakaria: It’s easy to get distracted by the circus of the Trump presidency. But what is its larger effect? For an answer to that question, take a …Continue Reading ...
Japan Today TPP chief negotiators to meet in Tokyo from TuesdayJapan TodayThe Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership covering 13 percent of the global economy, also known as the TPP-11, is set to come into effect next month after the United States withdrew from the original accord in January …Continue Reading ...
Bloomberg Australia Leader Slams Trade War, Says Door to TPP Still OpenBloombergMorrison said the TPP set the standard for trade deals and others were welcome to join. Morrison also took a veiled shot at China’s infrastructure lending around the world, which has saddled smaller countries like Sri Lanka with debt. Without … and more »Continue Reading ...
TPP-11 negotiators to meet in TokyoThe Japan NewsThey will discuss a policy on the operations of the TPP-11 pact and how to expand its membership, ahead of its entry into force on Dec. 30. Following the effectuation, a ministerial TPP committee in charge of decision-making will hold its first meeting …Continue Reading ...
TPP-11 chief negotiators to meet in Tokyo next week, Japanese minister saysThe Japan TimesBritain, which is not a party to the trade deal, has expressed a desire to join the TPP-11 following its planned exit from the European Union. The original agreement was criticized by U.S. President Donald Trump, who withdrew the U.S. from the […]Continue Reading ...
How APEC can boost free trade in Asia Pacific BusinessDay Nigeria’s leading finance and market intelligence news report. Also home to expert opinion and commentary on politics, sports, lifestyle, and more.Continue Reading ...
CGTN (press release) Will China join the TPP?CGTN (press release)The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which has been revised to the current Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), is an economic agreement signed by 11 APEC members that originally aimed at promoting free …Continue Reading ...
VN entering TPP ‘may bring challenges for the Kingdom’ phnompenhpost.com Cambodia’s economy faces new challenges that could affect the growth of trade and investment inflows as international manufacturers possibly move operations …Continue Reading ...
American conglomerate implement another major project in Uzbekistan AzerNews General Electric completed the delivery of the first batch of main equipment, including two gas turbines and two generators for new units being built as part of the …Continue Reading ...
The Chinese Century? An Early Appraisal. The National Interest Online The reviews are in. At the midpoint of the Trump administration, analysts from a range of political persuasions are lamenting the erosion of U.S. power in Asia …Continue Reading ...
The Phnom Penh Post VN entering TPP ‘may bring challenges for the Kingdom’The Phnom Penh PostCambodia’s economy faces new challenges that could affect the growth of trade and investment inflows as international manufacturers possibly move operations to Vietnam after the country made new trade deals with major markets, several economists have … and more »Continue Reading ...
South China Morning Post Vietnam steers between US and China by ratifying trade dealSouth China Morning Post“When the US was part of TPP, Vietnam hoped the deal would help it rely less on China, its biggest trading partner. “Vietnam was disappointed when the US withdrew from TPP, but it would welcome the US back [if […]Continue Reading ...
Kansas City Star Vietnam ratifies TPPnewagebd.netEleven countries revived a slimmed-down version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without Washington, though the new pact keeps the door open in case of a change of heart — or government — in the world’s largest economy. Australia last month …Vietnamese Parliament Ratifies Agreement for Trans-Pacific Trade Deal – ReportsSputnik InternationalVietnam […]Continue Reading ...
Former US ambassador: Indonesia prioritizing FTAs over TPP, but no progress with USWorld Trade OnlineThe Trump administration’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership made the deal “less interesting for Indonesia,” which has shifted its priorities to bilateral deals – though an agreement with the U.S. is “not even being …Continue Reading ...
The Malaysian Insight Vietnam is 7th country to ratify TPPThe Malaysian InsightVIETNAM today became the seventh country to ratify a sprawling Pacific trade pact set to come into effect later this year, despite US President Donald Trump’s pullout from a deal he decried as a “job killer”. Eleven countries revived a slimmed-down …Continue Reading ...
Vietnam becomes seventh country to ratify Trans-Pacific trade pact Reuters HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam’s lawmaking body, the National Assembly, on Monday unanimously ratified a landmark 11-country deal that will slash tariffs across …Continue Reading ...
Interfax-Ukraine SIEMENS gas turbines cause accident at TPP in Crimea – Ministry for occupied territories, IDPsInterfax-UkraineDamage cause to workshops after the startup works to install SIEMENS gas turbines was recorded at Tavricheskaya (Simferopol) thermal power plant (TPP) located near Simferopol, the Ministry of Temporary Occupied Territories and Internally Displaced …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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