Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (EU-US FTA), sometimes also called Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)
Looming trade deals threaten efforts to keep fossil fuels in the ground
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The Greek Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism, George Stathakis, has called for the temporary suspension of negotiations on the Transatlantic Partnership Trade and Investment today in Bratislava.
Negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) are forging ahead, despite opposition from a number of countries.
Thousands of protesters marched through Brussels to demand the European Union abandon planned transatlantic free trade deals.
These agreements, says critics, ’threaten environmental and consumer protection for millions of people in Europe and North America’
There is a glaring disconnect in the world between economic growth, and trade and investment agreements.
US and Italian officials are weighing a deal to lock in elements that can be finalized before Obama leaves office.
The city of Karnobat in Bulgaria became the 2000th city/council to turn CETA and/or TTIP-free, and joined a growing European movement to stop the controversial trade agreements.
Austria’s economy minister said talks on a EU-U.S. free trade agreement should be halted, adding his voice to an increasingly polarized debate on both sides of the Atlantic over whether to keep the negotiations going.
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.
Vital public services like firefighting and ambulances are being handed over to a small number of transnational companies worldwide, a trend that will be hugely boosted by TPP, TTIP, CETA and TiSA.
Current Transatlantic trade talks should be halted and a new set started, France’s trade minister said.
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.
The idea that regulatory convergence leads to "more trade" stands on weak empirical grounds.
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.
In June, the European Commission broke its promise that it will not trade away the ’precautionary principle’ to strike a trade deal with the United States, BEUC reports.
Negotiators in Brussels and Washington haven’t finalized a single chapter of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, according to an internal ministry report obtained by Handelsblatt.
As thousands discuss free trade at the World Social Forum in Montreal, Canada’s experience with NAFTA may offer lessons for the Netherlands, writes Niels Jongerius
The elephant in the room is here and it is huge: the word "climate" means something totally different in the TTIP papers.