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TTIP

Trans-Atlantic Business council calls for revival of TTIP after MEP CETA green lig...

It’s almost impossible to see a negative opinion across Europe’s business community on the European Parliament’s vote in favour of CETA on Wednesday (15 Feb ...| Click here to read more

Interview: Lessons from TTIP – Regulatory trade talks should be an open process

The failure of the controversial transatlantic TTIP negotiations in late 2016 is a good opportunity to reflect on what went wrong and can be done with trade ...| Click here to read more

In brief: US and EU agree on pharma deal – WTO TRIPs waiver for pharmaceutic...

The EU and US have finalised an agreement  among regulators today that mutually recognises each party’s ‘good manufacturing practices’ for pharmaceuticals.  ...| Click here to read more

EU and US make last trade gestures before Obama administration folds

An era of uncertainty opens in transatlantic relations, as in exactly one week President Obama (20 January 2017) will hand over the reins of power to Donald ...| Click here to read more

Public support for TTIP increases in latest Eurobarometer poll

Public support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership has seen a little increase over the last six months, if one believes the latest Euroba ...| Click here to read more

INTERVIEW: “Brussels must show it has earned trust that it will deal with fundamen...

In this interview with EU Trade Insights, Hosuk Lee-Makiyama, Director of the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) and a leading auth ...| Click here to read more

MEPs push Commission to take stance on cross-border data flows in trade deals

In a cross-party initiative, leading members of the European Parliament (EP) have called on the European Commission to “put forward its position on cross-bo ...| Click here to read more

Draft agenda of the Trade Policy Committee meeting of 9 December 2016

Deputy Members will meet in Brussels on Friday 9 December 2016 to discuss the following items: WTO issues: WTO- Trade Policy Review Mechanism. Sixth Apprai ...| Click here to read more

Commission welcomes Namur Declaration, labelling it a “constructive initiative”

The European Commission has welcomed the Namur Declaration by Walloon Minister-President Paul Magnette and a number of university professors as a “construct ...| Click here to read more

Draft agenda of the Trade Policy Committee meeting of 2 December 2016

Full Members will meet in Brussels on Friday 2 December 2016 to discuss the following items: WTO- Post Nairobi and selection of the next WTO Director-Gener ...| Click here to read more

Monique Goyens: new regulatory framework for global markets cannot be set up throu...

In an interview with EU Trade Insights, Monique Goyens, Director General of the European Consumers’ Organisation (BEUC) calls for a more inclusive European ...| Click here to read more

TTIP impact assessment: Ireland, Belgium, Lithuania, and Austria to gain most

Ireland, Belgium, Lithuania, and Austria stand to gain most, while Malta and Poland gain least, from an ambitious EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment P ...| Click here to read more

Interview: ‘CETA saga’ could influence ECJ judges’ thinking about the division of ...

In this interview with EU Trade Insights, Professor Piet Eeckhout clarifies the role of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the making and implementing ...| Click here to read more

Draft agenda of the Trade Policy Committee meeting of 25 November 2016

Deputy Members will meet in Brussels on Friday 25 November 2016 to discuss the following items: WTO issues: WTO Accessions: TPC will discuss the state of p ...| Click here to read more

Trump to withdraw from TPP on his first day in office

US President-elect Donald Trump said in a video-message released late on 21 November that he was going to withdraw the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...| Click here to read more

Merkel and Obama make the case for keeping TTIP alive

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed hope that the incoming US administration will pick up the TTIP negotiations from the point reached under the t ...| Click here to read more

Arancha González: trade is not the driving force behind painful changes, it is tec...

In an exclusive interview with EU Trade Insights, Arancha González, Executive Director of the International Trade Centre (ITC), shares her views on the lat ...| Click here to read more

Malmström: TTIP to remain “in a freezer for quite some time”

The European Commission along with the EU member states expects the EU-US negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreemen ...| Click here to read more

EU executive and Canada join forces to promote multilateral investment system to r...

The European Commission and Canada have joined forces to promote the establishment of a “multilateral investment dispute settlement mechanism” – an initiati ...| Click here to read more

Commission 2017 Work Programme: What’s in it for trade?

The negotiations towards a “reasonable and balanced free trade agreement with the US” and reform of the EU’s trade defence instruments (TDIs) top the trade- ...| Click here to read more

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