Australia was hoping to get broader access to Indian markets as part of a new trade deal that covers almost half of the world's population.
The biggest barrier to Australia and much of the rest of the world signing up to the world's biggest trading bloc appears to have been removed.
Abolishing the secretive World Bank Tribunal known as the ISDS won't solve all of the problems of global economic governance. But it seems a very good place to start.
Australia comprehensively defeated the tobacco giant, but is left with a multi million dollar bill.
No commitments on environmental standards, but foreign corporations will shore up their rights to sue the Australian and Indonesian governments.
Three important aspects of international trade deals will limit the UK's democratic control over trade.
The new TPP means fewer barriers for Australian exports, but there a number of loose ends – not least if the United States decides to rejoin.
Many provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership have been suspended after the United States pulled out. But there's still much to debate about the regional free trade agreement.
Before CETA fully comes into effect, it must be ratified by each EU member state. Greece might have cause to stop it.
The US wants rid of NAFTA's dispute settlement mechanism but for Canada it's a red line issue.
NAFTA renegotiations may see provisions from the Trans-Pacific Partnership revive like zombies. We must remember their failures - on income inequality, labour and environmental protection.
It's likely that a future UK-EU trade deal will be subject to approval by all EU member states and their sub-national parliaments.
The TPP can't go ahead in any form, so its time the Australian government lets it go.
Trump formally pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and signaled his intention to begin renegotiating NAFTA. Here's some context.
The main arguments in favor of the TPP were economic. But there's another reason the Trump administration should rethink its promise to nix it: Its demise will weaken US national security.
A landmark trade deal between the US and Europe has been left floundering. So what has killed progress?
Countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership signed the deal earlier this month, but changes can still be made to improve the mechanism that allows investors to sue states.
Australia's plain packaging win over Philip Morris will kill the ISDS bogeyman.
Opposition against Investor-State Dispute Settlement clauses seems likely to fall away as Asian economies flock to the TPP.
The experience of Canada, which agreed to an ISDS clause in its North American Free Trade agreement, should give pause to Australia.