New leaks show Pharmac loser in TPPA negotiation

Press Release – Green Party New leaked documents from the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) show that New Zealanders could lose access to affordable medication, said the Green Party today.

Questions and Answers – July 2

Press Release – Office of the Clerk 1. Dr SHANE RETI (NationalWhangarei) to the Minister of Finance : What reports has he received on the international economy and its effect on New Zealands economy?

TPP too big to fail, says visiting US trade deal specialist

Article – BusinessDesk July 2 (BusinessDesk) – Too much political capital has been invested in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal for it to fail at the final hurdle, says Peter Petri, a professor of international finance at Brandeis University and co-author of a study on the economic …

Leaked TPP document shows US pushing rights of drug coys

Article – BusinessDesk July 2 (BusinessDesk) – A draft of part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal leaked to the Politico website suggests the US is demanding increased protections for pharmaceutical companies, restricting access to the lower-cost generic versions …