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Trade pact ‘would enhance shipping and airline powers’

Classified documents published on 3 June by Wikileaks on the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) included several measures that would enhance the power of shipping lines, air carriers and mulitmodal transport operators, says the International Transport Workers’ Federation. ITF that the proposed agreement would enhance the bargaining power of major shipping lines over port services, while giving global port operators further consolidated power. It would also give multimodal transport operators “unfettered ... [+]

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