Tag Archives: Canada

What Investor State Dispute Settlement in Canada-EU FTA Could Mean for US-EU T-TIP Deal

By Shaun Sarwar Free trade agreements increase opportunities in the global market for a number of countries. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union provides increased access for both parties in each other’s markets. … Continue reading

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Special Trade Programs for U.S. Textile and Apparel

I just got back to Los Angeles after a wonderful couple of days in Las Vegas for the MAGIC apparel trade show. During my meeting with fabric and garment producers, some asked me about the benefits of trade agreements. Here … Continue reading

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The TPP Stands for Tense Political Pressure

This is a re-post of my latest writing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. As an update, negotiators met in Ottawa, Canada from July 3-12. Once again, the deadline for completion of the TPP has shifted. Not much was accomplished … Continue reading

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European Parliament’s May Election: Implications for trade deals with Canada and US

Garry R. Moore Both the EU-Canada and EU-USA Trade Agreements must win the approval of the European Parliament (EP). Winning such approval would have been a challenge under the previous EP party distribution. Now with a strong showing by anti-EU political … Continue reading

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Some G7 lobbyists fear sanctions against Russia will harm them also

Shortly after Russia invaded the Crimea in an effort to regain control from the Ukraine, the United States and the EU put in place economic sanctions against Russia. However, a few months later, many of the same advanced economies that … Continue reading

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