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TTIP

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (EU-US FTA), sometimes also called Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)


EU court slams EU Commission for blocking anti-TTIP movement
The General Court of the European Union passed a ruling in support of public initiatives critical of EU legislation. The court said that movements like "Stop TTIP" could contribute to public debates on pressing issues.
Trump’s poisoned TTIP chalice
The prospect of reopening trade talks with the US puts the European Union in an invidious position.
US officials eye next steps on trade with Europe, Japan, NAFTA partners
The past weeks have seen a flurry of trade activity in Washington and beyond, including a trip by US Vice President Mike Pence to Asia; meetings between top American and European trade officials; and an escalation in the US-Canada row over softwood lumber that could have implications for broader trade talks.
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.
Trump pone a Gran Bretaña por detrás de la Unión Europea en su prioridad de comercio
Gran Bretaña ha sido desplazada por detrás de la Unión Europea en la fila para cerrar un acuerdo de libre comercio con Estados Unidos. Así lo hicieron saber fuentes oficiales de Washington.
United States’ free trade agreements: a silent (r)evolution?
The trade policy of the United States (U.S.) traditionally relied almost exclusively on multilateral negotiations. This changed in 1985 when the United States concluded a free trade agreement with Israel.
Trump’s pick for trade envoy open to continued EU trade talks
Robert Lighthizer did not rule out resuming negotiations with the European Union on TTIP and TiSA.
EU capitalizing on free-trade interest amid gloom over Trump policies
The European Union is seeing increased impetus around the world to move forward with Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with the bloc, which will make the most of uncertainty over the outlook for U.S. trade policy.
Unpacking trade and investment
Series of 11 fact booklets about global trade policies.
Grenoble accueille les 2e rencontres paneuropéennes des villes contre TAFTA-CETA-TISA
Alors que le CETA vient d’être ratifié par le Parlement européen, Grenoble organise samedi, après Barcelone, les 2e Rencontres paneuropéennes des villes contre TAFTA - CETA – TISA,
Brussels ‘will block’ GM food from Britain
Last month the UK government approved field trials of GM wheat and is expected to give the go-ahead to trials of a potato genetically modified to be resistant to blight
US pork producers welcome Trump stance on free trade with the UK
US pork industry leaders have “applauded” the Trump administration for seeking closer trade relations with the UK, backed by a plea for talks between the two countries to begin as soon as possible.
On failing TTIP, Orbán urges new Hungary-U.S. pact
The Hungarian government is seeking to sign a “new” trade pact with the United States as the planned TTIP “will not happen”
Intensifying global crisis and conflict
On behalf of monopoly firms and local elites, imperialist states have been competing to rewrite international and national legal systems and regulations through trade and investment agreements
Keep the farm TTIP- and CETA-free!
In both TTIP and CETA food, agriculture, animal husbandry and horticulture play a major role and the prospects for European farmers and consumers are not good.
The rise and fall of mega trade deals
Panel discussing the rise and fall of major trade deals.
Trump could face long path to US-UK trade deal
Talks between the United States and the United Kingdom on a potential trade deal could be President-elect Donald Trump’s crash course in the often painstakingly slow world of international negotiations.
US renews fight against EU ban on hormone-treated beef
Given the failure of the TTIP talks, the US is reinstating its trade action, according to USTR.
We’re about to sign a deal with Canada that’s just as bad as TTIP and could increase inequality across the whole of Europe
Despite the clear dangers posed by CETA, Liam ’Take Back Control’ Fox has already signed the UK up to the deal, wilfully bypassing UK parliamentary scrutiny along the way.
Don’t cry over dead trade agreements
If we can manage our own economies well, new trade pacts will become largely redundant.