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


De Gucht rejects claims Commission misrepresented benefits of TTIP
The European Commission has rejected claims it misrepresented the possible economic benefits of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Unions say planned international trade deal poses threat to NHS
Transatlantic trade and investment partnership may make the outsourcing of national health services in Britain permanent
Suckler cows sector could be hit by EU-US trade agreement, study says
The conclusion of a Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently being negotiated between the European Union and the US could have serious adverse consequences for the EU suckler cows sector, European experts claim.
INTA Committee Chief sets ‘red lines’ for TTIP – ahead of EP rentrée
Bernd Lange, head of the European Parliament’s international trade committee, made explicit his ’red lines’ for the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) negotiations, adding that he would settle for a much less ambitious deal than the one currently planned.
EU under pressure to allow GM food imports from US and Canada
Britain and other European Union member states are under increasing pressure from North American business groups to open their borders to imports of genetically modified food as part of negotiations for a new Transatlantic trade deal, environmental campaigners have warned.
TTIP will cost one million jobs: official
War on Want together with major UK trade unions and other campaigns groups has released figures showing that the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently under negotiation between the EU and USA will cost at least one million jobs if it is negotiated to its conclusion.
NHS could still be opened to American corporations under TTIP
The NHS is not safe from the effects of the controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal, ministers have admitted.
Small countries no say on trade pact
A recent report shows that small countries eager to join mega-regionals trade deals like the TPP could dock into the agreement but they would not have much say.
Trade deal ’worth £10bn a year’
UK Government has hit back at critics of a new trade deal, insisting it will create jobs, increase wages and boost the UK economy by £10 billion a year.
Anti-TTIP protests take place across the UK
Thousands of people across Britain on Saturday protested against the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and US.
TTIP: UK government not trusted to protect NHS from American investors
Despite government claims that public services will be protected from the EU’s free trade agreement with the US, 42% of British people don’t trust them to protect the NHS from privatisation.
TTIP will sacrifice food safety for faster trade, warn NGOs
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will irreversibly put EU consumers and animals at risk, the European Commission will be warned today (28 August).
TTIP and the Scottish referendum
Whatever the outcome of the independence referendum on 18 September, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership could force Scotland to adopt a system that allows US multinationals to provide public services.
EU gives up on TTIP for US reinsurance reform
Negotiators pushing for better US market access for EU reinsurers have abandoned talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), recognising the trade deal is unlikely to remove rules forcing the industry to post as much as 100% collateral against their American liabilities.
Chemical industry using TTIP ‘to attack the precautionary principal’
The last 12 months have seen a surge of attacks against the EU’s precautionary principle, with some law firms considering it a potential obstacle to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Plundering the planet: Rigged corporate “free trade partnerships” and “climate change agreements”
What do rigged corporate trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Treaty, an international climate agreement to be signed in 2015, have in common?
The corporate free trade project reloaded
Twenty years after NAFTA, the US and EU are making a renewed push for global free trade. But today the South is better able to resist such a project.
Trade deals from hell
T-TIP is worse than a distraction. It’s another manifestation of corporate capture of democratic government. As soon as T-TIP is given a decent burial, perhaps we can get on with the business of rebuilding an economy that serves people.
Italy wants to declassify confidential papers on EU-US trade talks
Italy said on Monday it would push for the publication of confidential papers on controversial free trade negotiations between the European Union and the United States, in a bid to increase transparency.
TTIP - German welfare organisations demand exclusion of social services
In a common position paper, SOLIDAR member Arbeiterwohlfahrt (AWO) as a member of the German coordination organization of welfare organization together with another network outlined their position on the ongoing negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) regarding social and health care services.