With ‘trade’ at the center of any substantive differences between US presidential candidates, 1000s protesting ‘trade’ deals across Europe, ‘trade’ collapsing in China, and lame-duck Obama trying to push his ‘trade’ agenda, it is perhaps shocking that… 485 more words
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In August, the French and German governments proclaimed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership — the EU-U.S. deal known as TTIP — dead.
After voters in the Netherlands rejected an EU-Ukraine trade pact in a referendum this year, the Dutch government says it cannot see itself ratifying the deal, meaning that’s likely dead too. 914 more words
Soon, Canadians will be facing new debates over multilateral trade agreements. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is being challenged now by voters in one region of Belgium. 643 more words
OTTAWA – International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland’s efforts to convince the holdout Belgian region of Wallonia to agree to the European Union’s wide-ranging free trade deal with Canada… 665 more words
OTTAWA — Trade minister Chrystia Freeland has “walked out” of talks with Wallonia’s prime minister, Paul Magnette, her office confirmed, as it appeared the Belgian region would miss an EU deadline for CETA support Friday. 397 more words
OTTAWA — Canada’s trade deal with Europe may not be dead yet, despite trade minister Chrystia Freeland walking out of talks with Wallonia’s prime minister, Paul Magnette, as it appeared the Belgian region would miss an EU deadline for CETA support Friday. 1,560 more words