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Global Europe 24-06-2021

EU envoy urges US to ease travel restrictions

The European Union's top diplomat in Washington said the United States should safely ease COVID-19 travel restrictions on Europeans, calling it a mistake to prevent European business executives from overseeing their US investments.
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 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 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.
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 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.
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
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
Brexit 17-02-2015

National Health Service won’t be affected by TTIP, says Commissioner

Cecilia Malmström, the European Commissioner for Trade, has stated categorically that the UK’s National Health Service will not be threatened by the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), adding it would be a “disaster” for the EU and the UK if the latter voted to leave.
Trade & Society 11-02-2015

Brussels, Washington seen seizing new regulatory powers through TTIP

Proposals to introduce a new regulatory body to help bind the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are likely to bypass national governments by centralising decision-making powers in the hands of Brussels and Washington, policy analysts have told 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 19-04-2013

EU-US trade talks to begin in summer

EU trade ministers on Thursday (18 April) set an end-of-June deadline to reach an accord on the mandate to start negotiating a transatlantic trade and investment partnership that is strongly backed by EU leaders and US President Barack Obama.