About: economic benefits of TTIP

Economy & Jobs 26-05-2017

EU, US to set up joint task force to make progress on trade in Trump era

The European Union and the United States agreed on Thursday (25 May) to set up a joint delegation to increase trade cooperation, after the EU-US free trade deal negotiations were put on ice with the election of Donald Trump.
Trade & Society 25-04-2016

Obama, Merkel make joint pitch for EU-US trade deal

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel made a joint pitch Sunday (22 April) for more transatlantic trade in the face of mounting opposition, vowing to complete a vast US-EU pact that could spur much-needed economic growth.
Trade & Society 09-03-2016

New Orleans looks to EU and TTIP to rebuild fortunes

A decade after Hurricane Katrina devastated much of New Orleans, the city is still in the process of rebuilding and is now setting its sights on foreign trade and foreign investment, especially when it comes to the European Union and TTIP.
Agrifood 11-01-2016

TTIP: The downfall of EU agriculture?

EXCLUSIVE / A new study has concluded that TTIP threatens to completely change the way small and medium sized farms operate, through the use of more genetic engineering and more hormone-treated meat. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Agrifood 08-01-2016

Hogan warns UK farmers over Brexit

Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan raised the alarm on Thursday (7 January) over a possible Brexit, stressing that it would adversely impact British farmers.
Trade & Society 04-12-2015

Malmström: TTIP could follow Vietnam model

The EU Trade Commissioner has prioritised more transparency and a greater focus on sustainability and development, citing the new Vietnam deal as a potential model for TTIP. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Agrifood 09-11-2015

Italian farmers want to seize TTIP opportunity

Representatives of Italian agriculture have expressed doubts over TTIP's transparency - but have urged against "demonising" the agreement. EURACTIV Italy reports.
Agrifood 16-10-2015

EU agri-food industries draw ‘red lines’ in TTIP battle

European agri-food business organisations have drawn their “red lines” ahead of the eleventh round of EU-US trade talks taking place next week, expressing serious concerns over access to the US market for their products.
Trade & Society 16-09-2015

Commission proposes public court to settle investment disputes

The European Union on Wednesday (16 September) proposed a special court to resolve disputes arising from a huge trade deal with the United States, instead of the widely criticised tribunals Washington wants.
Trade & Society 30-06-2015

MEPs give TTIP proposal a second try

The European Parliament Trade Committee decided on Monday (29 June) to give a non-binding resolution on the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) a second vote in plenary.
Trade & Society 24-04-2015

TTIP negotiators get an earful from American critics

In the margins of talks for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) on Thursday (23 April), US opponents to the deal vocally criticised the emerging agreement, saying it was a bad deal for consumers and the environment.
Trade & Society 17-04-2015

EU, US trade talks seek to advance regulatory pillar

Set to meet in New York next week (20-24 April) for the ninth round of talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), negotiators are determined to make progress on all strands of the deal, but particularly on regulatory cooperation.
Trade & Society 14-04-2015

EU: ‘Communicating TTIP begins at home’

Following the European Council last month, where EU leaders urged the European Commission to step up communications efforts in support of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the executive has passed the ball back to the member states.
Trade & Society 16-03-2015

EU to step up TTIP communication efforts

European leaders want to step up communication efforts around the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, the EU-US trade talks that have been marred by controversy.
Trade & Society 02-02-2015

EU, US negotiators mull concrete steps for TTIP

EU and US negotiators are meeting this week in Brussels for a new round of talks, and promise concrete steps will be taken to advance the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations.
Trade & Society 14-01-2015

TTIP: MEP hails proposal to repeal US Jones Act

Liberal MEP Marietje Schaake flagged on Wednesday (14 January) a proposal by US Senator John McCain to repeal the 'Jones Act'.
Global Europe 16-12-2014

Malmström pushes TTIP in Paris

The new European Commissioner for Trade defended the transatlantic trade negotiations in Paris this week, emphasising the benefits an agreement could bring to French exports and economic growth. EURACTIV France reports
Trade & Society 01-10-2014

Business and NGOs divided over TTIP regulatory cooperation

While EU and US negotiators are meeting this week in Washington, business groups and civil society organisations have released contradictory statements about regulatory cooperation in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
Trade & Society 09-09-2014

De Gucht rejects claims Commission misrepresented benefits of TTIP

EXCLUSIVE: The European Commission has rejected claims it misrepresented the possible economic benefits of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

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