TPP Versus AIIB: Obama’s Uphill Battle | Investing.comInvesting.comInstead of joining the AIIB, the Obama Administration offered up another option to 11 countries in Asia: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This “next generation” trade agreement has one glaring omission, though: China – the region’s most important … and more »Continue Reading ...
Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalThe TPP, which is a trade deal currently being negotiated between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations, and is on track to become the most harmful trade pact ever for access to medicines in developing countries, unless damaging provisions are …Continue Reading ...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International TPP negotiators must fix the most damaging trade agreement ever for global healthMédecins Sans Frontières (MSF) InternationalMaui/New York – Trade negotiators must remove damaging access to medicines provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal or risk locking in high drug prices and endangering the health of millions of people […]Continue Reading ...
CNNMoney Why everyone hates the TPP, Obama’s signature trade deal – Jul. 23, 2015 – CNN …CNNMoneyHere are five reasons why almost everyone hates the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP: 1. Free trade deals are political kryptonite. It’s no secret: free trade deals are difficult to get through the U.S. Congress. The TPP’s predecessor, the North […]Continue Reading ...
AsiaOne Japan may allow import of less than 100,000 tons rice under TPP, News, News …AsiaOneThe government considers allowing less than 100,000 tons of rice to be imported from the United States and Australia under the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, it has been learned. Under Japan’s planned tariff-free import quota for rice … and […]Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand Crown defends TPP consultation | Radio New Zealand NewsRadio New ZealandThe Solicitor-General has defended the Crown’s consultation on the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership at a Waitangi Tribunal hearing to decide whether to hold an urgent inquiry. Judge Michael Doogan at The Waitangi Tribunal is hearing arguments on … and more »Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand Tribunal weighing TPP probe | Radio New Zealand NewsRadio New ZealandThe Waitangi Tribunal is hearing arguments on whether it should hold an urgent inquiry into the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. Judge Michael Doogan at The Waitangi Tribunal is hearing arguments on whether it should hold an. Judge Michael …Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand Tribunal to weigh TPP probe | Radio New Zealand NewsRadio New ZealandThe Waitangi Tribunal is hearing arguments on whether it should hold an urgent inquiry into the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations. Judge Michael Doogan at The Waitangi Tribunal is hearing arguments on whether it should hold an. Judge Michael …Continue Reading ...
The Japan News Less than 100000 tons of rice could be imported under TPPThe Japan NewsThe Yomiuri Shimbun The government considers allowing less than 100,000 tons of rice to be imported from the United States and Australia under the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, it has been learned. Under Japan’s planned tariff-free … and more »Continue Reading ...
Seminar speakers urge Thai participation in TPP – The NationThe NationDespite growing concern among some Thai economists that the TPP would put Thai businesses at a disadvantage in relation to neighbouring countries like Vietnam, which is one of the TPP’s 12 planned members, Say Sujintaya – a partner in Baker …Continue Reading ...
EFF TPP’s Copyright Trap: | Electronic Frontier FoundationEFFBut the chance to prevent another round of global copyright term extensions has come around again, as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations round their final curve. That’s why we’re pulling out all the stops to ensure that this time around …Continue Reading ...
Apparel groups make TPP plea McCarthy wants customs conference before recessPoliticoAPPAREL IMPORTERS MAKE TPP PLEA: Clothing importers and retailers urged U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Tuesday not to squander the opportunity for increased trade and competitiveness under the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership by …Continue Reading ...
Telegraph.co.uk American foodmakers see new market with TPP | WBFOWBFOCheeses are stacked at a market at the opening of the Dutch Cheese season in Gouda. Upcoming negotiations may put the U.S. and the EU in a kind of food fight over labeling. Mark Garrison. Congress gave President Barack Obama authority to fast-track …American foodmakers see new […]Continue Reading ...
Telegraph.co.uk American foodmakers see new market with TPP | Marketplace.orgMarketplace.orgCheeses are stacked at a market at the opening of the Dutch Cheese season in Gouda. Upcoming negotiations may put the U.S. and the EU in a kind of food fight over labeling. by Mark Garrison. Wednesday, July 22, 2015 – 05:00. Story. Congress gave …American foodmakers […]Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail Ottawa says it won’t be ‘bullied’ by U.S. over TPP dairy negotiations – The …The Globe and MailMore than 20 members of U.S. Congress have written a letter to the Canadian government accusing it of being “unwilling to seriously engage in market access discussions regarding dairy” during Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, by […]Continue Reading ...
Sanders the only chance to reverse TPP mess | Opinion | The Register-Guard …The Register-GuardThe mainstream media failed to report about the Trans-Pacific Partnership until the last possible moment, when Congress conducted a quick dog-and-pony show and then gave the president Trade Promotion Authority, or “fast track.” Immediately after the …Continue Reading ...
Textile and garment exports to TPP market up 70 per cent – Economy – VietNam NewsViet Nam NewsHA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam’s garment and textile export turnover to countries taking part in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations increased by 69.66 per cent in the first five months compared with the same period last year, […]Continue Reading ...
Pew Research Center Work moves ahead on TPP trade pact, but nations still divided over deal | Pew …Pew Research CenterTrade ministers from the U.S. and 11 other nations from both sides of the Pacific will meet in Hawaii next Tuesday to attempt to finalize what would be the world’s largest regional trade and investment […]Continue Reading ...
DeLauro, Aderholt want assurance on catfish inspections in TPP | AgriPulseAgri-PulseWASHINGTON, July 21, 2015 – U.S. Reps. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn., and Robert Aderholt, R-Ala., are calling on U.S. negotiators at the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks in Hawaii to commit publicly that their negotiating position on catfish will not conflict …Continue Reading ...
Tuoitrenews India jumps on TPP bandwagon in Vietnam – TuoiTreNewsTuoitrenewsThe TPP is a proposed regional free trade agreement aimed at eliminating tariffs and lowering non-tariff barriers that is being negotiated by 12 countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region, which collectively contribute almost half of global output …Vietnam : FDI continues to flow into Vietnam textile sector […]Continue Reading ...
Deutsche Welle The pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership pact | Asia | DW.COM | 21 …Deutsche WelleAnd chances the ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership or TPP – pushed by the United States but which excludes China – will be concluded this year dramatically increased after US President Barack Obama was given fast-track authority by Congress […]Continue Reading ...
Wall Street Daily TPP Versus AIIB: Obama’s Uphill BattleWall Street DailyInstead of joining the AIIB, the Obama Administration offered up another option to 11 countries in Asia: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). This “next generation” trade agreement has one glaring omission, though: China – the region’s most important …China’s rise as a regional and global power […]Continue Reading ...
TPP Likely To Force Canada To Repeal Local Data Protection LawsTechdirtAn article in The Tyee points out that two of Canada’s provinces — British Columbia and Nova Scotia — have requirements that sensitive personal data must be stored locally, and that they are likely to fall victim to TPP because the US insists the …Continue Reading ...
TheTyee.ca TPP: Another Secretive Trade Deal Big Business LovesTheTyee.caIn fact, the only real details emerging from TPP talks came when WikiLeaks published a secret draft chapter in January detailing how foreign companies would be able to directly “sue” governments through an Investor State Dispute Settlement process … and more »Continue Reading ...
TPP: Another Secretive Trade Deal Big Business LovesTheTyee.caIn fact, the only real details emerging from TPP talks came when WikiLeaks published a secret draft chapter in January detailing how foreign companies would be able to directly “sue” governments through an Investor State Dispute Settlement process …Continue Reading ...
The Establishment Post China to Adapt as TPP Deal Spells Opportunities for the United States & Asia …The Establishment PostThe TPP sets the terms for trade between the participating members, and includes several major areas where competition will undoubtedly increase, making it a good deal for consumers. But not all businesses will benefit – it […]Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail TPP talks offer Canada an opportunity to punch above its weight in Asia – The …The Globe and MailRecent rumblings that the United States is so frustrated with Canada’s reluctance to lower barriers to agricultural trade that it is considering completing a TPP that excludes us only heightens the pressure to […]Continue Reading ...
Foreign Policy Journal With the Trans-Pacific Partnership Comes Cyber Espionage | Foreign Policy …Foreign Policy JournalIn late June 2015, President Barack Obama’s controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) successfully passed through Congress. It gives the president additional powers for six years and authorizes him to present trade deals to Congress for a vote on a …Continue Reading ...
Obama Administration Reaches Out To Congress On The Iran Deal; TPP Chief …The National Law ReviewThe chief negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will meet in Maui, Hawaii, beginning on 24 July. A TPP Ministerial will follow on 28-31 July, also in Hawaii. In advance of the next round of negotiations, Australia granted market access […]Continue Reading ...
International IP and the Public Interest TPP Negotiators Aim to Conclude Agreement this Month – Here Are Quotes from …International IP and the Public InterestInside U.S. Trade reports that USTR has “effectively wrapped up” negotiations with Vietnam and Singapore and “will seek to bring TPP ‘to some kind of a conclusion’ when ministers meet later […]Continue Reading ...
Groups rally against TPP preparations – Taipei TimesTaipei TimesDeputy Minister of Economic Affairs Bill Cho (卓士昭) last week “spilled the beans” about potential problems that could arise if Taiwan joins the TPP, protesters said, which include more than 50 discrepancies between TPP statutes and the nation’s laws, …Continue Reading ...
Fox News DPP to study ways to clear path for TPP participation: TsaiFocus Taiwan News ChannelTaipei, July 20 (CNA) Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the chairwoman and presidential candidate of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), said Monday that her party will study how to gradually eliminate obstacles to Taiwan’s participation in the …Tsai talks economics with Dan […]Continue Reading ...
rabble.ca (blog) TPP: A partnership of one | rabble.carabble.ca (blog)The United States is reportedly considering cutting Canada out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, a huge international free trade agreement. The negotiations for the TPP have been extremely secretive because much like the entire KFC menu, if you …BlackburnNews.com – Ag Minister Says TPP Negotiations Require […]Continue Reading ...
Obama Administration reaches out to Congress on the Iran deal; TPP chief …Lexology (registration)Early last Tuesday, President Obama announced that, after two years of negotiations, the P5+1 negotiators reached a comprehensive, long-term deal with Iran that will prevent it from obtaining a nuclear weapon. Congress will now have an opportunity to … and more »Continue Reading ...
USA TODAY Pacific Partnership needs reform before it will help workers: Richard Trumka …USA TODAYThe debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has just begun and workers in dozens of industries from every sector are going to have plenty to say about it. The last six months mark a fundamental shift in how our nation approaches […]Continue Reading ...
Hill Times (subscription) Agricultural implications just the tip of the TPP iceberg | hilltimes.comHill Times (subscription)The Trans Pacific Partnership, a proposed trade agreement that encompasses nearly 40 per cent of world GDP, heads to Hawaii later this month for ministerial-level negotiations. According to media reports, this may be the final round of talks, with … […]Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand Crown says no to TPP delay | Radio New Zealand NewsRadio New ZealandThe Crown has declined to give an undertaking that it won’t make a final commitment to signing the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement before the Waitangi Tribunal has a chance to decide if it will hear an urgent inquiry into the […]Continue Reading ...
VietNamNet Bridge Vietnam’s billion-USD opportunities with TPP – News VietNamNetVietNamNet BridgeVietNamNet Bridge – Joining the 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Vietnam may see its GDP increase by $35.7 billion by 2025 if the domestic industry meets the technical barrier of partners. Vietnam’s billion-USD opportunities with TPP …Continue Reading ...
TPP trade agreement is yet another disaster for American manufacturing …Buffalo NewsThe Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement is an ill-conceived pact that will surely visit destructive forces on the American industrial heartland on a grander scale than we have ever witnessed. Tragically, this wrongheaded policy is consistent with …Continue Reading ...
VICE News Is the US Ignoring Human Trafficking Abuses to Score Its TPP Trade Deal?VICE NewsThe timing couldn’t be better for the Malaysian government, which is eager to join the Obama administration’s landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive trade deal with Pacific Rim nations that aims to unite nearly 40 percent of the world’s …TPP […]Continue Reading ...
Big Pharma’s TPP Protections For Biologics Face New AttacksLaw360 (subscription)Law360, New York (July 17, 2015, 4:37 PM ET) — A group of lawmakers, generic-drug industry advocates and public health experts on Friday denounced proposals in the Trans-Pacific Partnership to strengthen exclusivity protections for brand-name …Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail Why the TPP trade deal is a threat to public healthThe Globe and MailSince 2010, Canada has been in negotiations with the United States and 10 other Pacific Rim countries to finalize the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a massive trade deal with potentially far-reaching implications. Although the contents of the TPP …Continue Reading ...
TPP to be most advantageous trade agreement for Peruvian SMEsAndina – Agencia Peruana de NoticiasLima, Jul. 17. The Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva, said the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will promote the integration of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) into the global market and main supply chains. The negotiating …Continue Reading ...
The Market Mogul Canada Claims It Will Back Out of TPP to Protect Its SovereigntyThe New AmericanTrade ministers from 12 countries are preparing to gather in Hawaii shortly for what some describe as a final push for a TPP deal. Canada’s Trade Minister Ed Fast dismisses these challenges from Washington, telling The Globe and Mail […]Continue Reading ...
VietNamNet Bridge TPP negotiations entering final stage: Minister – News VietNamNetVietNamNet BridgeThe general consensus seems to be that negotiations over the TPP will conclude sooner rather than later. TPP negotiations entering final stage: Minister. During the recent visit to the US by Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong the two countries …Vietnam hopes to conclude […]Continue Reading ...
Geek Snack Metal Gear Solid V: TPP To Be Bundled With Nvidia Graphic Cards Soon …Geek SnackMetal Gear Solid V The Phantom Pain, the new entry of the series created by Hideo Kojima launching in less than two months in all regions on consoles and PC, is going to be one of the best looking […]Continue Reading ...
Caixin Media TPP Is as Much About Trading Goodwill as Trading Goods – Caixin OnlineCaixin MediaU.S. President Barack Obama engaged in unprecedented political maneuvering in June, crossing Democratic boundaries to enlist the support of Republican leaders to secure trade promotion authority, a fundamental step in the pursuit of a multilateral …Continue Reading ...
VietNamNet Bridge Vietnam hopes to conclude TPP negotiations with US soon – Fibre2fashionFibre2fashion.comSpeaking to the press on Communist Party general secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s recent visit to the US, minister of industry and trade Vu Huy Hoang said issues related to the TPP negotiations were among the topics discussed by Trong during his meetings …Investors pour […]Continue Reading ...
No TPP delay for Waitangi – Crown | Radio New Zealand NewsRadio New ZealandThe Crown will not delay any commitment to sign the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement until the Waitangi Tribunal can decide on whether to hear an inquiry into the agreement. A group of Māori is taking a claim to the tribunal challenging New […]Continue Reading ...
Sandra Eagle: Corporations subvert Democracy under TPP – StamfordAdvocateThe AdvocateThe Trans-Pacific Partnership Treaty is a Global Contract Being Negotiated in Secret by 600 corporations, between the United States and 11 other countries. If you haven’t heard of it, it is precisely because its contents are being kept secret from 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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