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The China- Australia FTA (ChAFTA)

The Australian and Chinese governments started  negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) in 2005 . On  November 17,  2014. they announced they had reached agreement in principles on key issues and would finalise and sign the text early in 2015. The text wll remain secret until after Cabinet approves it for signing,

Stop TPP at the Brisbane G20

​AFTINET contributed to the Brisbane Community Action Network G20 People's Summit on November 13 and People's March on November 15. Dr Patricia Ranald provided a comprehensive presentation on the Trans-Pacific Partnership at a forum on the 13th, and the Stop TPP banner was in the 4,000-strong People's March in the heat of Saturday the 15th.

 

Half a million sign petition to US Congress against TPP Fast Track

On November 6, 2014 a broad coalition of labor, environmental and consumer groups delivered over half a million petition signatures and letters to key Congressional leaders opposing Fast Track authority for the  Trans-Pacific Partnership TPP. Fast track would  allow the TPP to be rushed through Congress without amendment.

See the full report here 

http://www.citizenstrade.org/ctc/blog/2014/11/06/obama-heads-asia-amid-growing-opposition-fast-track-tpp/

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