The United States and Canada forged a last-gasp deal on Sunday (30 September) to salvage NAFTA as a trilateral pact with Mexico, rescuing a three-country, $1.2 trillion open-trade zone that had been about to collapse after nearly a quarter century.
The EU and Mexico said Saturday (21 April) they had reached an "agreement in principle" to modernise an existing free trade deal, as the Latin American country faces pressure from protectionist measures threatened by US President Donald Trump.
Chevron lobbied the EU to give foreign investors the legal right to challenge government decisions in a major US-EU trade deal because it would act as a deterrent against laws such as fracking bans, the Guardian can reveal.
The European Union and Mexico agreed on Friday to launch negotiations toward a new free-trade agreement, as Mexico seeks to avoid being sidelined by Europe's bigger trade deals with the United States and Canada.
Europeans may be the loudest critics, but Americans have their concerns too over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), experts said yesterday (27 March) during a conference in Brussels.