RCEP

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (ASEAN+6)

Amigos de la Tierra | 18-Jul-2019
El acuerdo de Asociación Económica Integral Regional socavaría las normas de protección del medioambiente en Asia.
Friends of the Earth International | 10-Jul-2019
Le Partenariat économique régional global saperait les protections écologiques en Asie.
The Ecologist | 9-Jul-2019
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership trade deal would undermine environmental protections in Asia.
The Wire | 15-Mar-2019
Free trade agreements like the RCEP will infringe on India’s intellectual property laws. India must stand its ground in the interest of public health.
Business Standard | 10-Sep-2018
In a bid to fast-track the deal, most nations have agreed to ease the investor-state-dispute settlement (ISDS) clauses.
Financial Express | 5-Sep-2018
New Delhi won’t not take additional commitment on intellectual property rights beyond the TRIPS agreement it has already accepted at the WTO; investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism only for limited sectors.
Manila Times | 3-Aug-2018
Labor unions and workers’ rights advocates fear that the secretive RCEP agreement will further erode workers’ rights in the Asian region, while strengthening the hands of investors who may be able to sue governments for changing laws such as setting minimum wages, that would erode their profitability.
Bangkok Post | 24-Jul-2018
The Thai government is about to enter a trade deal that could seriously harm the reform agenda and deprive communities of the ability to make decisions for fear of violating investors’ rights.
Bangkok Post | 16-Jul-2018
Ahead of the 23rd round of negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership there has been growing concern over its investment chapters that will let foreign investors’ benefits overrride public interests.

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