About: Gabriel Siles-Brügge and Ferdi De Ville

Trade & Society 27-01-2014

As the smokescreen clears, time for more honesty on EU-US trade pact

Although EU-US negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) were launched with bombastic rhetoric, the last couple of weeks have seen confidence wane. Negotiations will take longer and the economic benefits of a deal will be far smaller than originally claimed, write Ferdi De Ville and Gabriel Siles-Brügge.
Trade & Society 17-12-2013

The false promise of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

This week saw the launch of the third round of talks on the EU-US free trade agreement (TTIP). Gabriel Siles-Brügge and Ferdi De Ville challenge the proclaimed benefits of this much-vaunted trade agreement, saying the deal is a distraction and it will unlikely boost growth.

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