In view of billions in subsidies in the United States, the German auto industry is pressing for rapid negotiations on a free trade agreement with the United States.
La Prensa Latina
Argentina and Germany have reaffirmed their commitment to “soon” close a free trade deal between the European Union and the Mercosur South American trade grouping.
Trade Justice Network
We Canadian and German civil society organizations express our continued opposition to CETA, which protects corporate interests at the expense of climate, environmental and social action and democratic decision-making.
Germany’s finance minister has put the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) free trade deal between the US and European Union back on the agenda.
Climate Home News
The German government has been worried about being sued by the fossil fuel companies behind the Russian gas pipeline under the Energy Charter Treaty.
Australian Financial Review
The short-sighted German-driven agreement betrays the European project and poses a major economic and political problem for the rest of the West.
Federation of German Industries
German industry group BDI wants the EU to ban localization requirements and other limits to the free flow of data across borders.
Clean Energy Wire
The German government writes that around 21.7 million euros have been spent on lawyers, expert witnesses and court fees.