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Trade & Society 26-10-2015

TTIP needs ‘one stop shop’ on IT to speed up customs, says Amcham EU

Trade officials negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) should deliver a “one stop shop” to streamline customs procedures, which could be easily managed through a single IT interface used on both continents, said UPS' Walter van der Meiren in an interview with EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 17-05-2013

Business alliance set to drive EU-US trade deal

European business organisations joined forces at the European Business Summit on Thursday (16 May) to press for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Trade & Society 11-10-2012

EU, US companies push for ‘realistic’ transatlantic trade deal

SPECIAL REPORT / Companies on both sides of the Atlantic have urged EU and US policymakers to negotiate a ‘realistic’ trade and investment agreement that not only benefits their economies, but serves as a model for the rest of the world.
Global Europe 23-03-2012

Transatlantic trade deal on the horizon?

As pressure on the eurozone eases, Europe and the United States are becoming increasingly convinced that they need to strengthen their partnership in order to maintain a leading competitive edge in the global economy.
Global Europe 29-11-2011

AmCham chair: Panicking will not help us

The path to sustainable growth is complex, complicated and any measure proposed will have an uncertain outcome, but this is a time for responsible action not panic, said newly elected Amcham president, Hendrik Bourgeois, in an interview with EURACTIV on the eve of the EU-US summit.
Global Europe 29-11-2011

Panicking will not help us, says new US business leader

The path to sustainable growth is complex and measures taken will have an uncertain outcome, but this is a time for responsible action not panic, the newly elected American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) president, Hendrik Bourgeois, told EURACTIV on the eve of the EU-US summit.  

French education slammed for ‘stifling curiosity’

The French education system is killing creativity, according to a Paris-based academic who told a conference on innovation that teachers there "have become masters at destroying confidence".
Future EU 07-11-2003

Bumpy road ahead for enlarged EU, says Dehaene

Jean-Luc Dehaene presented his views on the Intergovernmental Conference at a conference on the hopes and fears of businesses towards the Constitution in Brussels.
Climate change 21-07-2000

American companies want more EU waste harmonisation

The EU Committee of AmCham wants harmonised rules on waste and more scientific criteria for designating waste as hazardous.