The final round of negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, which could have far-reaching implicatoins for the various economies in the pact, is due to be held on 20 August in Brunei.
And yet, very little is known about how these negotiations are going and what is being offered and given away.
Of paramount concern is that the domestic economy, local busiensses and public interest will become subject to the dictates of powerful multinational corportions.
Could Obama’s visit in October have anything to do with the TPPA. I wouldn’t be surprised.
Have a look at Sungai Siput MP Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj’s analysis of the state of play on the Aliran website.