About: transatlantic economy

Economy & Jobs 20-03-2019

Transatlantic economy faces adverse conditions and slower growth in EU

The transatlantic economy of the US and the EU has been increasingly stressed by potential tariffs on imports and changes in global stability, according to a new report by the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, released on Wednesday...
Economy & Jobs 02-05-2017

Trump cuts spark fears of global corporate tax war

Donald Trump's plans to slash corporate taxes in the United States have sparked concerns of a new global fiscal race to the bottom, possibly involving a wave of negative social consequences, experts say.

Trump will be a gift to Europe’s lost unity

The presidency of Donald J. Trump is going to be a gift to Europe’s troubled and divided policymakers, even though it comes in a package labelled ‘Handle with Care’ and ‘Danger’, writes Giles Merritt.
Future EU 04-10-2016

Kerry makes the case for a united Europe

US Secretary of State John Kerry made the case on Tuesday (4 October) for a stronger European Union after the Brexit vote, arguing in favour of a reformed EU and reinforced partnership between the United States and Europe in the face of growing populism and a more muscular Russia.

TTIP vs. WTO: Who sets global standards?

The EU and the US need to be aware that going it alone with TTIP comes at a high price: the initiative incentivises the formation of economic blocs, rather than the much vaunted shaping of globalisation, write Clara Weinhardt and Fabian Bohnenberger.
Trade & Society 28-07-2015

Malmström: We can finish TTIP during the Obama administration

The EU’s Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström was amazed at German criticism over the planned EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and emphasised its benefits in an interview with Tagesspiegel.
Trade & Society 18-03-2015

More than trade, TTIP leads to confident Atlanticism

Getting an EU-US trade and investment deal (TTIP) will be tough. Yet if we grasp the moment, America's first ‘Pacific President’ and his EU partners may well become best known for having re-founded the Atlantic Partnership, write Daniel Hamilton and Joseph Quinlan.
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Trade & Society 05-03-2015

TTIP: The new trade route to prosperity

As a company in the business of promoting global commerce, UPS sees up close the incredible opportunities that await if TTIP is enacted, writes Kurt Kuehn.
Trade & Society 16-02-2015

Ambassador O’Sullivan: No need to panic or fret over TTIP

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is not some pre-defined monolith to be admired or despised, but a concept which will be shaped by the negotiators and then be accepted or rejected by our respective democratic processes. "We will get there and we will get it right," said David O'Sullivan in an interview with EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 04-02-2015

French Senate tells TTIP negotiators to ‘abolish’ ISDS

The centre-right and the extreme left in the French Senate have joined forces to oppose the TTIP arbitration clause. France's upper house unanimously adopted a resolution calling for the removal of the controversial text. EURACTIV France reports
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 31-10-2014

EU, US say hard to imagine trade deal without investor protection

A trade deal between the United States and Europe is hard to imagine without strong investor protection, US Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Thursday (30 October), hours after outgoing Commissioner Karel De Gucht said the US may break off talks unless Europeans show a firmer willingness to include investment-protection provisions in any deal.
Trade & Society 16-07-2014

TTIP will not include financial services, says US ambassador

Brussels should stop pushing to include financial services in the trade and investment agreement under negotiations between the EU and the US, said Washington’s envoy Anthony L. Gardner in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 16-07-2014

US Ambassador: Beyond growth, TTIP must happen for geostrategic reasons

The United States and Europe must work constructively to finalise the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership not only to boost jobs and growth. "There are critical geostrategic reasons to get this deal done, and every day I am reminded of the global context of why we are negotiating TTIP," said US Ambassador to the EU, Anthony Gardner in an exclusive interview with EURACTIV. 
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Competition 19-06-2014

TTIP is a land of opportunity for small businesses

TTIP represents a land of opportunity for businesses. Opening up markets on both sides of the Atlantic will create a wealth of business opportunities, and EU negotiators should adopt a small business perspective, too, writes David Caro.
Global Europe 30-10-2013

Remedy for transatlantic distrust

Strategising has gone missing from transatlantic relations and must be revisited by a new constituency of business and political leaders, writes Pawe? ?wieboda.
TTIP 25-09-2013

Beyrer: EU-US trade talks can achieve the impossible

Even though there is no clear roadmap on how to achieve regulatory cooperation - the most difficult chapter in the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) - if there is "full political support, we can achieve what seems impossible", Markus Beyrer tells EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 24-09-2013

Erixon: TTIP will move to fast track if first results come early

To maintain a high political momentum for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), negotiators will have to move fast to secure some successes and build the desire for more, said Fredrik Erixon in an interview with EURACTIV.
Trade & Society 23-09-2013

Moreira: TTIP must overcome cultural perceptions

The issues complicating a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement are deeply cultural and will not disappear. But they can be overcome, says Portuguese MEP and rapporteur on the trade agreement, Vital Moreira.
Trade & Society 07-05-2013

Canada moving closer to trade deal with EU

Canada is close to finalising a long-delayed free-trade deal with the European Union but will not set a timetable for reaching an agreement, even though the EU is set to start talks with the United States, a top official said on Monday (6 May).

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