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EU trade policies

In Brief: MEPs say steel, chemicals need longer tariff protection in TTIP

The European parliament’s industry committee issued its recommendations to be included in a report on TTIP scheduled to be adopted in a plenary session early May this year. The recommendations, drafted by  Polish MEP Jerzy Buzek, largely endorses TTIP and focuses on issues like US public procurement, small-and-medium sized enterprises, and liberalisation of energy trade.

TTIP – financial services & exact investment provisions key sticking points for businesses
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TTIP – financial services & exact investment provisions key sticking points for businesses

(Edited). Speeches by business representatives at a stakeholder meeting held today in Brussels as the 8th round of TTIP negotiations unfolds  in the EU’s capital, reveal a sense of unease regarding to the potential shape of the planned transatlantic trade deal’s services and investment chapters, as the public debate about TTIP becomes less confrontational and more constructive.