About: transatlantic trade

Trade & Society 31-08-2016

German leaders told to put brakes on CETA as well

Dismantling democracy, millions spent in lawsuits and jobs in peril. A study into the effects of the planned CETA and TTIP agreements on the German region of North Rhine-Westphalia has revealed a grim picture. Bleaker still is the conclusion that the results can be applied to all of Germany. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Trade & Society 23-05-2016

TTIP is no reason to leave the EU

Opposition to TTIP has become a rallying cry for supporters of Brexit. Its critics are relying on myths about trade agreements in general, and about TTIP and the NHS in particular, writes Rem Korteweg.
Trade & Society 02-05-2016

France, US exchange warnings over agriculture in trade pact

French President François Hollande threatened on Sunday (1 May) to reject the ambitious TTIP trade pact if it endangers the future of French agriculture, triggering similar warnings from the US regarding exports of farm produce to Europe
Trade & Society 28-04-2016

German companies seek to break America

US President Barack Obama's drive to reindustrialise his country offers German companies huge opportunites if they are able to negotiate certain hurdles. EURACTIV’s new partner WirtschaftsWoche reports from the Hannover Messe.
Trade & Society 28-04-2016

Fear of TTIP, globalisation, or a middle class downgrade?

Beyond the technical questions of regulation and trade barriers, TTIP taps into middle class concerns about the nature of globalisation and demographic change, writes Elvire Fabry.
Trade & Society 25-04-2016

Avoiding a TTIP train wreck

The real goal of US and EU leaders and negotiators this week as they venture into a new round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is to avoid the talks turning into a train wreck. The...
Trade & Society 21-04-2016

Survey shows plunging public support for TTIP in US and Germany

Support for the transatlantic trade deal known as TTIP has fallen sharply in Germany and the United States, a survey showed on Thursday, days before Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Barack Obama meet to try to breathe new life into the pact.
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CETA, TTIP and ISDS: Lessons from Canada
Trade & Society 14-04-2016

CETA, TTIP and ISDS: Lessons from Canada

A new video is set to spark debate on CETA (the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement) with the deal on the verge of a vote this year in the European Parliament, where opponents hope it will be defeated.
Joseph Quinlan
Economy & Jobs 17-03-2016

Quinlan: TTIP 2020 more realistic than 2016

Even if trade talks for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are accelerating, reaching a deal by the end of the year is unlikely, Joseph  Quinlan, Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University said in an interview with EURACTIV.
TTIP talks blocked by Greenpeace
Trade & Society 22-02-2016

TTIP’s proposed Investment Court System should fool no one

Commissioner Malmström’s proposal for an Investment Court System in the transatlantic trade agreement has relied on the argument that it is a ‘public court’, based on democratic principles. However, Natacha Cingotti argues there is simply no need for special investors’ privileges and tribunals in TTIP.
Agrifood 18-02-2016

Farmers fear for their future as new TTIP round opens

As negotiators prepare for the 12th round of TTIP talks on Monday (22 February), the crisis in French agriculture is compounding the sector's fears over the trade deal. EURACTIV France reports.
Trade & Society 29-10-2015

Nordic people support free trade across the Atlantic

There is strong support among the Nordic people for TTIP, due to the economic benefits the agreement promises to bring, write Karsten Dybvad, Jyri Häkämies, Carola Lemne, Kristin Skogen Lund and Thorsteinn Víglundsson.
Trade & Society 19-10-2015

TTIP negotiators meet for 11th round of talks

EU and US negotiators resume talks on Monday (19 October) to advance on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, with mistrust and public opposition standing in their way.
Digital 20-07-2015

Forging a truly Transatlantic digital economy

With Transatlantic Week starting tomorrow in Washington, TTIP remains an opportunity for the US and Europe to show that free data flow is good for innovation and economic growth, write Dean Garfield and John Higgins.
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 21-04-2015

Parliament’s opposition to TTIP arbitration on the rise

Half of the European Parliament's committees have rejected the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership's (TTIP) investor-state dispute settlement mechanism (ISDS), casting doubt over the trade deal's prospects of to passing through Parliament. EURACTIV France reports
Trade & Society 16-04-2015

TTIP still a hard sell in Paris

Cecilia Malmström this week fielded questions from French MPs on the transatlantic trade deal. Despite determined French opposition, she hopes for a breakthrough that would see the agreement signed before the end of President Obama's mandate in 2017. EURACTIV France reports
Competition 03-04-2015

Make 2015 a year of world trade action

International trade creates wealth and opportunities around the world. But the richest countries must take care to foster, not weaken the poorest, writes Anabel Gonzalez. 
Trade & Society 24-03-2015

International investment court plan threatens our democracy

The European Commission is investigating a permanent international investment court as a replacement for the controversial Investor-State Dispute Settlement mechanism (ISDS). The plan for a court, and the road map towards it are fundamentally flawed, writes Ante Wessels.
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Economy & Jobs 19-03-2015

No EU-US trade deal by 2015, says TTIP expert

“I don't think the [TTIP] deal is going to be done in 2015,” said Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University.
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.
Trade & Society 06-03-2015

Creative accounting and the sales pitch for ISDS

Studies that promote investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) have generated misleading numbers and dubious recommendations. Legislators should approach all studies with caution, warns Gus Van Harten.
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Trade & Society 27-02-2015

AmCham EU Transatlantic Conference 2015

The AmCham EU Annual Transatlantic Conference will take place on Thursday, 19 March 2015 from 9:00 to 16:00 at The Hotel, Boulevard de Waterloo 38, in Brussels. The conference will feature a keynote address from The Honorable Anthony Gardner, United States Ambassador to the European Union. The programme will also include Joseph Quinlan, Senior Fellow, Centre for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University who will present the findings of the annual transatlantic economy survey and Carlo Calenda? , Italian Deputy-Minister of Economic Development who will deliver a keynote lunch address.
Trade & Society 27-02-2015

France makes U-turn on TTIP arbitration

Paris has warned French MEPs not to shut the door on Investor-State Dispute Settlement mechanisms by voting against ISDS. EURACTIV France reports

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