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Talks on China-EU investment agreement to speed up
China and Germany have agreed to speed up negotiations on a China-EU investment agreement so as to further enrich the two countries’ cooperation and ties.
Trump warming to EU trade deal with Britain behind in queue: Times
The United States could strike a free-trade agreement with the European Union after President Donald Trump warmed to a deal with the bloc.
Merkel wants to finalize bilateral investment agreement between EU, China
The German Chancellor wants to push forward negotiations to conclusively finalize a bilateral investment agreement between the European Union and China
Axos Capital files €400m Kosovo lawsuit
ACP Axos Capital is suing the Kosovo government for €400m as a result of its failed bid to buy Kosovo Telecom.
German utilities win compensation for nuclear phaseout
Germany’s highest court has ruled in favor of three power companies in a dispute over a government decision to phase out nuclear energy. Vattenfall is also suing at the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
German Court on CETA: Important success for our democratic rights!
The Germany’s Constitutional Court’s decision on CETA is an important success in the fight against the EU’s free trade machinery
German court rejects emergency appeal to block EU-Canada trade deal
Germany’s Constitutional Court gave the green light for the government to approve an ambitious trade accord between the European Union and Canada under certain conditions.
Germany’s top court hears challenge to EU-Canada trade deal
Germany’s Constitutional Court began hearing a legal challenge to a planned EU-Canada free trade deal that could paralyze the accord.
Hundreds of thousands march in Germany against TTIP, CETA
These agreements, says critics, ’threaten environmental and consumer protection for millions of people in Europe and North America’
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.
German activists take EU-Canada trade deal to Constitutional Court
Activists delivered what they said was Germany’s biggest-ever public complaint to the Constitutional Court, hoping it will scupper a trade agreement between the European Union and Canada.
TTIP has failed – but no one is admitting it, says German Vice-Chancellor
Germany’s Vice-Chancellor said in 14 rounds of talks neither side had agreed on a single common chapter out of the 27 being deliberated.
Growing protest against TTIP and CETA trade agreements in Germany
Hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets in several German cities to rally against plans to move forward with two key international trade agreements - one year after a similar protest managed to attract similar numbers.
At least 35,000 protest in Hanover a day before Obama visits Germany to promote TTIP trade deal
Some 35,000 people marched through the streets of Hanover to protest against a sweeping European-US trade deal.
Survey: German companies call for changes to free trade agreement
Ohoven: “TTIP must not be allowed to benefit big business only”
German SMEs join forces to resist TTIP
TTIP aims to spur growth and create jobs on both sides of the Atlantic, but there are doubts among some small and midsized businesses in Germany.
La gestion des ressources en eau dans le sillage du libre-échange - CETA
Exposé de la position de l’AöW, au sujet de l’accord de libre-échange de l’UE avec le Canada – CETA.
What I didn’t read in the TTIP reading room
Katja Kipping was one of the first German MPs to gain access to the new TTIP reading room opened in Berlin, and she has written up a report of her experience.
TTIP transparency ’farce’ as Germany opens MP reading room
German MPs will be granted restricted access to documents from secret EU-US trade negotiations. Access to the documents will only be possible under supervision.
Small businesses start to campaign against TTIP
Many small businesses are not convinced by the benefits of TTIP. Some of them have started to campaign, which for time-pressed small businesses, is quite a big thing.