Chris Van Es

南非的爆发

纽约—国际投资协定再一次成为新闻。美国正在试图在两份大型的所谓“合作伙伴”协定中纳入强大的贸易契约,其中一个协定联系大西洋,另一个联系太平洋,目前都在谈判中。

南非决定不再为后种族隔离时代早期签署的投资协定自动更新,并且宣布一些投资协定将会终结。厄瓜多尔和委内瑞拉已经终结了它们的投资协定。印度表示只有在争议解决机制做出改变后才会与美国签署投资协定。而巴西则没有签署贸易协定。

如此抵制,其来有自。即使在美国,工会和环保、健康、发展和其他非政府组织也在反对美国正在推行的协定。

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