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Australia and New Zealand to pursue ‘TPP 12 minus one’

Australia and New Zealand say they are hopeful of pressing ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal, despite America’s formal withdrawal. The US-led, 12-nation agreement was set to cover 40% of the world’s economic output. Pulling out of the TPP was one of Mr Trump’s first executive orders and fulfils a long-held campaign promise. Australia has already devised a …

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The past and present of “free trade” and investment agreement

TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Issues (May16/06) 9 May 2016 Third World Network Dear friends and colleagues, We are pleased to share with you several recent articles that shed light on the nature of past and present “free trade” and investment agreements. In the first article (1), Executive Director of the Geneva-based South Centre, Martin Khor, writes of …

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Jokowi Sets to Start Indonesia-EU Negotiations

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta-Trade Minister Thomas Trikasih Lembong expressed optimism that Indonesia-European Union trade negotiations would be kicked off soon. Lembong believes that the implementation of the economic cooperation would realize government’s nine-priority agenda in a bid to increase people’s productivity and competitiveness in the international market. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has been scheduled to launch the negotiation during his working visit …

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India may provide most favoured status to RCEP investors

Development marks significant easing of investment rules that could also become the template for future bilateral investments treaties New Delhi: India is likely to grant most favoured nation (MFN) treatment to 15 countries that are in talks to conclude an agreement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), marking a significant easing of investment rules that could also become the …

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Indonesia dan Traktat Kemitraan Trans-Pasifik

dimuat di Harian Kompas 15 Oktober 2015 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is not really a good friend 12 Negara di lingkar Pasifik baru saja menuntaskan perundingan Traktat Kemitraan Trans- Pasifik atau Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Traktat tersebut merupakan suatu kerangka hukum bagi kerja sama perdagangan bebas dan liberalisasi di berbagai sektor ekonomi. Kerja sama tersebut merupakan mega trade bloc yang mewakili 40 …

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NGO calls on Indonesia to reject upcoming WTO meeting

Indonesian government should reject the upcoming World Trade Organization ministerial meeting as it is irrelevant for the global economy, an organization on global trade and investment has said. Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ) research and monitoring manager Rachmi Hertanti said on Thursday that the WTO “is prone to accommodating the interests of giant powers. Lobbying often takes place with only …

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Nasib Pangan Indonesia di Meja Perundingan WTO

Rilis IGJ: “Nasib Pangan Indonesia di Meja Perundingan WTO” Jakarta, 15 Oktober 2015, Indonesia for Global Justice  (IGJ) mendesak Pemerintah Indonesia agar serius memperjuangkan kepentingan Sektor Pertanian Indonesia dalam Perundingan KTM ke-10 World Trade Organization (WTO) yang akan dilaksanakan pada 15-18 Desember 2015 di Nairobi, Kenya. Hal ini karena Kelompok Negara Maju di WTO akan kembali menghambat pencapaian kesepakatan Proposal Cadangan …

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