EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft text (April 2016)

Greenpeace | 2 May 2016

The documents that Greenpeace Netherlands has released about half of the draft text as of April 2016, prior to the start of the 13th round of TTIP negotiations between the EU and the US (New York, 25-29 April 2016). As far as we know the final document will consist of 25 to 30 chapters and many extensive annexes. The EU Commission published an overview stating that they have now 17 consolidated texts. This means the documents released by Greenpeace netherlands encompass 3/4 of the existing consolidated texts. Consolidated texts are those where the EU and US positions on issues are shown side by side. This step in the negotiation process allows us to see the areas where the EU and US are close to agreement, and where compromises and concessions would still need to be made. Of the documents released by Greenpeace Netherlands, in total 248 pages, 13 chapters offer for the first time the position of the US.

National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

Agriculture [US: Market Access] Consolidated Proposals

Cross-Border Trade in Services Text Consolidation

Consolidated Proposed Electronic Communications / Telecommunications Text

Government Procurement Post Round

Government Procurement Chapter
Additional Information About US-proposed Chapter on Anti-Corruption

Consolidated Proposed Customs And Trade Facilitation Text

EU – US revised tariff offers

EU: Regulatory cooperation; US: Regulatory coherence, transparency, and other good regulatory practices

Technical Barriers to Trade

Sanitary and phytosanitary measures consolidated proposals

Competition

Small and Medium (EU:-Sized) Enterprise (SME) Text

Consolidated Proposed SOE Text

Dispute Settlement

Note – Tactical State of Play of the TTIP Negotiations

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