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TTIP

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


European Parliament working document in view of preparing a draft report on the Parliament’s recommendations on TTIP
An assessment of the main results of the negotiations after approximately 1.5 years of discussions, expressing the EP’s views on the main issues of a potential TTIP agreement.
Debt: Yesterday Latin America, today Europe
Today’s crisis relates neither to trade nor the production of goods and services. It is the banks and the financial sector that are in crisis.
Regional agreements gaining steam
While bilateral free trade agreements, as a means to further the market-opening and rule-making agenda, have been globally picking up steam, there have also been parallel efforts to usher in a plethora of regional trade agreements and economic unions.
US free trade critics, supporters kick off battle for public opinion
Supporters and critics of free trade are readying for a bitter battle this year over major free trade deals and legislation to fast-track trade agreements through the US Congress.
Lowest common denominator: EU-US trade deal threatens to lower standards of protection from toxic pesticides
A new analysis exposes how the American and European pesticide industry is using ongoing EU-US trade negotiations to lower human health and environmental standards in order to increase trade in toxic pesticides.
Lifting of US beef ban ’not a TTIP trade off’, EU says
The United States’ decision to lift its long-standing ban on EU beef imports is not a trade-off as part of the ongoing transatlantic free-trade talks, the European Commission has said.
International treaties that loom against the rights of the working class (I): TTIP
The context of negotiations, the origins of the TTIP and its new model of labor relations.
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft provisions on competition (March 2014)
Published by the European Commission
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft on technical barriers to trade (TBT) (March 2014)
As published by the European Commission
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft on small and medium-sized enterprises(May 2014)
As published by the European Commission
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft on sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS) (September 2015)
Published by the European Commission
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft on dispute settlement (March 2014)
As published by the European Commission
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft provisions on subsidies (March 2014)
Published by the European Commission
Analysis shows TTIP consequences insignificant for Slovenia
Preliminary findings of an analysis of potential trade liberalisation with the US show that consequences for Slovenia’s economy would be relatively small but mostly negative, eliminating jobs in the private sector.
European Commission publishes TTIP legal texts as part of transparency initiative
The European Commission today published a raft of texts setting out EU proposals for legal text in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) it is negotiating with the US.
Cornish pasty ’at risk’ from EU-US trade deal
The proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could mean that the EU may not be able to uphold laws that protect regional foods
The grapes of wrath
The US is among very few countries that allow the Champagne name to be used on wine not from Champagne, France. TTIP may change that.
How can BRICS survive amidst TTIP?
BRICS can either pursue a BRICS FTA to balance the TTIP or they can maintain the status quo, argues Geethanjali Nataraj.