NEW YORK -- The United States has indicated it is willing to agree to an unconditional and complete ban on agricultural export subsidies in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) region as part of a final deal if other negotiating partners drop their demands for new disciplines for export credits, according to informed sources.
NEW YORK -- Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiators here locked horns over whether the intellectual property (IP) chapter should include a definition of biologic medicines, and if so, how they should be defined, according to informed sources.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) on Friday (Jan. 30) said he will insist that all U.S. trade agreements -- including the U.S.-EU free trade deal and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) -- incorporate investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) provisions, and that he would not accept a watering down of investor rights.
NEW YORK -- Darci Vetter, chief agriculture negotiator in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, arrived here on Friday (Jan. 30) to hold talks on agricultural market access with Japanese official Hiroshi Oe, in a move that some sources said could be a sign of momentum in the talks.
Senior U.S. trade officials have made clear to the European Commission that Washington's focus on concluding the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and renewing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) will make it impossible to focus on the major political issues in the U.S.-European Union free trade talks in the first half of 2015, according to sources close to the negotiations.
NEW YORK – Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on Wednesday (Jan. 28) urged foreign negotiators here not to give in to demands by the United States for strict intellectual property (IP) standards for medicines in a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, arguing that the U.S. may be willing to compromise on some of its proposals in order to get a deal across the finish line.
NEW YORK – A U.S. pork industry representative said Tuesday (Jan. 27) he believes the United States is on the "precipice" of concluding a "high-standard" Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, and that this is one reason why pork producers and other U.S. agricultural groups are throwing their support behind efforts to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation.
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