The realities of market competition on the ground are likely to put a considerable dent in the rosy estimates delivered by the MFAT modeling
Jacinda Ardern is flatly, 100% wrong when she says that most countries are now chasing multilateral trade deals like the TPP 11 deal she’s due to sign in Chile on March 8.
TPP countries gathered in Vietnam have announced a deal in broad principle, shunted aside until a later date the stuff on which they don’t agree, and declared victory.
The question is not whether the original TPP will be changed – it will be by how much, depending on what extent of changes the signatories can abide.
David Parker needs to continue how he has started
On trade and foreign ownership, Peters is talking sense…
DHBs are under intense pressure to reduce deficits within a climate of chronic underfunding.
Already, the European Commission wants to scrap the TPP’s investor-state dispute mechanisms