EU-Canada Trade Agreement Wins European Parliament Green Light
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
The European Parliament approved a landmark free-trade agreement with Canada, shoring up Europe’s market-opening clout in the face of a populist surge across the continent and U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist tilt.
President-elect Donald Trump confirmed on November 21, 2016 that he would withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on day one of his administration. Opposition to the TPP was a central theme of Trump’s campaign; he called the TPP a “disaster” and vowed to rip it up when he took office.
TransCanada takes next step in NAFTA case on Keystone pipeline
Friday, July 15, 2016
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
Canadian energy giant TransCanada has now filed a request for investor-state arbitration in connection with the US government’s rejection last year of its application to build the cross-border Keystone XL oil pipeline.
EU, Canada Agree on New Approach to Investment in FTA
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Canada and the European Union (EU) have agreed to the inclusion in their proposed free trade agreement of a new approach to investment protection and dispute resolution. Negotiations toward an EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) were concluded in 2014.
The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement – Commitments above WTO Level – An Analysis
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The TPP was originally known as the Trans- Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership concluded in 2006 among Singapore, New Zealand, Chile and Brunei (P-4 agreement) as a means to promote trade liberalization in the Asia- Pacific Region.