Ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration as president, the European Commission and the US government told the incoming administration that the basis for TTIP has “only gone stronger” since talks over the deal started four years ago.
A British vote to leave the European Union could put £250 billion (€318 billion) of trade at risk, both with EU member states, and with the more than 50 countries that have free-trade agreements with the bloc, campaigners to remain said yesterday (2 May).
The European Union should change its negotiation tactics regarding trade agreements with third countries and better defend member states, Greek Minister of Agricultural Development Evangelos Apostolou told EURACTIV Greece in an exclusive interview.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) should be a “mixed” agreement and, therefore, be ratified by national institutions, according to Greece’s economy minister. EURACTIV Greece reports.
Paraguay, which holds the rotating presidency of Mercosur, will host representatives of Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay, to formulate a common position on a trade agreement with the European Union, the Paraguayan Foreign Ministry announced.