Design of Trade Agreements (DESTA) Database

Mapping international trade agreements and exploring causes and effects.
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Voices on EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

Voices on CETA: Karel De Gucht’s  (European Commissioner for Trade) statement on CETA: See http://europa.eu/rapid/press-release_SPEECH-14-603_en.htm?locale=en MEPs split over EU free trade deal with Canada: See http://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/news-room/content/20140912IPR61965/html/MEPs-split-over-EU-free-trade-deal-with-Canada “CETA today, energy parnters tomorrow: ...

EU Vietnam Trade Talks

  EU hopes for new impetus in Vietnam trade talks: See http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/08/12/4284849/eu-seeks-free-trade-agreement.html#.U-plCLvtK0U.twitter Ashton praises EU relations with Vietnam: See http://www.neurope.eu/article/ashton-praises-eu-relations-vietnam via WTO: on negotiations : See https://www.google.at/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CDAQFjAC&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwtocenter.vn%2Finfocus%2Fvn-eu-fta&ei=ZgDrU9XcBsGv7AbprIDQBA&usg=AFQjCNG7vj8Pj97bXhJ0jUhP0eS7-kPaiw&bvm=bv.72938740,d.bGE via NewEurope: EU split over ...

7th round of Trade in Services Agreement negotiations chaired by the United States – Geneva, June 23-27

Wikileaks released TiSA – Financial Service annexes text: https://t.co/Hv4kvJXLSM Info: https://www.dfat.gov.au/trade/negotiations/services/trade-in-services-agreement.html   Lobby against TiSA: http://www.globalresearch.ca/another-secret-trade-agreement-tisa/5388505 http://www.interest.co.nz/news/70625/financial-services-workers-union-takes-concerns-over-international-trade-services-agreeme http://www.taz.de/Tisa-Verhandlungen-in-Genf/!141228/   Lobby for TisA: https://servicescoalition.org/negotiations/trade-in-services-Agreement http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/November/readout-Trade-In-Services-Agreement-Negotiations http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/docs/2013/june/tradoc_151374.pdf ...

Switzerland and China launch PTA

Switzerland and China launch free trade Agreement See: http://www.dw.de/switzerland-and-china-launch-free-trade-agreement/a-17748477?maca=en-TWITTER-EN-2004-xml-mrss in force since 1st July 2014 …despite slow process during the negotiations: http://www.nzz.ch/wirtschaft/langsame-fortschritte-bei-verhandlungen-zu-dienstleistungen-1.18332246   Switzerland and it’s PTA Network: http://www.seco.admin.ch/themen/00513/00515/01330/?lang=en Chinese ...

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