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Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia Pacific, Bryce Edwards, CPTPP, Economics, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Free trade, Geopolitics, Lead, Legal issues, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Region, TPP, TPPA, Trade  /  Comments Off on Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP

Bryce Edwards’ Political Roundup: Labour’s remarkable CPTPP Dr Bryce Edwards. Last year, Labour MPs were amongst the 72,000 who marched in the streets against the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. Now in Government, Labour appears to have made major progress in ensuring the TPP should happen. Below are 20 of the most important items from recent days […]

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Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Fair trade, Free trade, Green Party, Opposition News, PACER, Politics, TPPA, Trade, treaties  /  Comments Off on Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Fair and sustainable trade: A Green Party vision for New Zealand’s trading relationships Trade is a cornerstone of the New Zealand economy. It provides us with the things we want and need, and enables us to pay for those with exports that generate business opportunities […]

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PACER Plus: In whose interests?

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Free trade, Green Party, Opposition News, PACER, Pacific,, Politics, The Issues, Trade, trade agreement  /  Comments Off on PACER Plus: In whose interests?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: PACER Plus: In whose interests? The government’s pursuit of free trade agreements at any cost has now turned to some of the most unique but vulnerable societies in the world – our Pacific neighbours. The government is again pushing a trade agreement that undermines the […]

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Free trade backers are simply out of touch

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, chartered accountants, Economy, Work, & Welfare, exports, Fair trade, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Green Party, Opposition News, Politics, TPP, TPPA, Trade  /  Comments Off on Free trade backers are simply out of touch

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Free trade backers are simply out of touch Are the backers of free trade out of touch with public opinion? This was the question asked when the Chartered Accountants launched their Future of Trade study. I was astonished by the answer in a room of […]

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Bad Idea: TPPA without the USA

By   /  February 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Bill English, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Fair trade, Free trade, Green Party, ISDS, Malcolm Turnbull, Opposition News, Politics, TPP, TPPA, Trade, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, USA  /  Comments Off on Bad Idea: TPPA without the USA

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Bad Idea: TPPA without the USA News that Prime Minister Bill English is expected to try and resuscitate the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) when he meets with his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull this weekend makes me question why English is intent on flogging this particular […]

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Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Climate Change, Donald Trump, Economy, Work, & Welfare, EU, Fair trade, Free trade, Free Trade Agreement, Green Party, NBR, Opposition News, Politics, Sierra Club, TISA, TPP, TPPA, Trade, trade agreements, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, TTIP, USA  /  Comments Off on Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Re-think trade deals for a fair and clean economy Donald Trump didn’t kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), popular opinion did. Trump – and Hillary Clinton for that matter – wouldn’t have campaigned against the TPPA if they didn’t think that would align them with […]

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RCEP trade deal risks repeating TPPA mistakes

By   /  December 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Barry Coates, Economy, Work, & Welfare, Environment & Resource Management, Fair trade, Free trade, Green Party, ISDS, Opposition News, Parliament, Politics, RCEP, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, The Issues, Todd McClay, TPP, TPPA, Trade, Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement  /  Comments Off on RCEP trade deal risks repeating TPPA mistakes

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: RCEP trade deal risks repeating TPPA mistakes The lesson from the demise of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) should have been that it is time to re-think this type of so-called trade agreement. But despite warnings from internationally-recognised experts, there are more secretive “trade” negotiations […]

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Indonesia proposes ‘ASEAN-Pacific axis’ alternative to TPP and Chinese initiative

By   /  November 28, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Business, Evening Report, Featured, Free trade, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Reports, TPP, TPPA, Trade  /  Comments Off on Indonesia proposes ‘ASEAN-Pacific axis’ alternative to TPP and Chinese initiative

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz One of the many rallies in the United States against TPP. Image: Occupy By Haeril Halim Indonesia has proposed the setting up of a new trade bloc that could counterbalance the dominance of the United States and China. The US dominated the APEC forum in Lima, Peru, last […]

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