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The environmental blind spot in Asia’s big new FTA

In a year in which the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 has taught the world the link between tropical deforestation and the spread of deadly zoonotic illnesses, new international free-trade agreements automatically include strict environmental protection provisions, right? Think again.  The world’s largest multilateral free-trade pact was signed on November 15, linking the economies of the 10 […]