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11/29/2016
Financial Times

Much horror and perturbation among the Asia-Pacific countries meeting earlier this month in Lima at Donald Trump’s threat to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the proposed regional trade agreement of twelve countries.

11/24/2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Officials from New Zealand and China have announced their plans to “upgrade” their existing trade deal, which has been in force since 2008.

11/24/2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

US President-elect Donald Trump confirmed on Monday that he would be pulling the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) upon taking office, in a move that has left fellow Asia-Pacific trading partners considering how this will affect plans for deepening trade ties in the region.

 

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11/24/2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

A planned ministerial meeting for countries involved in negotiating a plurilateral services trade agreement has been called off, sources confirmed, with negotiators and ambassadors to meet instead in order to review progress to date and prepare for 2017.

 

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11/24/2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

US President-elect Donald Trump confirmed on Monday that he would be pulling the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) upon taking office, in a move that has left fellow Asia-Pacific trading partners considering how this will affect plans for deepening trade ties in the region.

 

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11/24/2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

A planned ministerial meeting for countries involved in negotiating a plurilateral services trade agreement has been called off, sources confirmed, with negotiators and ambassadors to meet instead in order to review progress to date and prepare for 2017.

 

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11/23/2016
Bloomberg

China wants to seal the deal on a trade agreement with Southeast Asian countries as soon as possible with a U.S.-led pact now in doubt, a Ministry of Commerce official said Thursday.

11/22/2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)

Sustainable Development Goal 9 calls for a commitment to “build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation.” Are regional value chains a relevant industrialisation pathway to achieve this goal in West Africa?

 

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11/22/2016
The Japan News

The Japanese government will likely be driven into a corner over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in response to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement of his intention to exit the free trade agreement.

11/21/2016
The Japan Times

In moving toward the realization of comprehensive trade and investment rules that are unprecedented anywhere else, the preparedness of participating countries is tested once again. A meeting of the leaders of the 12 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement was held in Peru.

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