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


Opposition to EU-US trade deal growing as negotiations start in Brussels
British trade unions and campaign groups have written to Vince Cable calling for a halt to negotiations on the EU-US trade deal, as talks began in Brussels.
Brussels 13 Mar 2014 - Rally against TTIP negociations - Join us!
Rally in front of DG Trade, Brussels, against TTIP negociations: Thursday March 13 2014, 10AM. The event is organised by D19/20, Alter Summit, Blockupy Europe*, S2B Network and Attac TTIP.
What does the TTIP really mean for workers?
As public awareness increases about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), an EU-US trade deal being negotiated behind closed doors, so too do concerns about its potential impact.
Give and take in the EU-US trade deal? Sure. We give, the corporations take
George Monbiot asks why businesses have got more access to the negociations than citizens and their representative organisations have and sets down some challenges to the architects of TTIP.
Chemical industry secretly manipulating US-EU trade negotiations (TTIP)
A report published today by ClientEarth and CIEL shows that a leaked proposal from lobby groups, the American Chemistry Council and the European Chemical Industry Council, to the US-EU trade negotiations would damage future protective legislation on toxic chemicals.
Companies must not get more rights than people in EU-US trade deal
A new round of talks between the EU and US on a transatlantic trade agreement opens today in Brussels amid growing public concern and opposition.
EU-secretdeals.info - new website reveals texts from Europe’s US and Canadian trade negotiations (TTIP, CETA)
A new website was launched today dedicated to enlarging the public debate on the EU’s controversial policies for investment protections and investor-to-state dispute settlement systems (ISDS) in the EU-US and EU-Canada trade negotiations.
Lex AT&T? EU Commisson’s TTIP proposal to revise telecoms law
The European Union could give away unlimited rights to foreign telecoms companies to buy up rivals in Europe as part of the proposed new transatlantic trade deal (TTIP). This is one of an astonishing set of proposals revealed in a Commission document leaked by the German newspaper Die Zeit last week.
TTIP: American business confident no issue can derail talks, says AmCham EU
In an exclusive interview with viEUws, Susan Danger, Managing Director of the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, talks to Lénaïc Vaudin d’Imécourt, viEUws Trade Editor, about the TTIP negotiations.
Sign the petition to candidates running in the 2014 European elections: Stop the TTIP and CETA!
A sign-on message for candidates running in the 2014 European Parliament elections launched by the German anti-TTIP coalition. Please join!
Europe tells US to lay off Brie and get its own cheese names
The European Union wants US food makers to stop using names with historical ties to Europe. But what else would you call, say, Parmesan or Brie?
US wants to outlaw EU cloud in TTIP negotiations
Privacy is not on the table in the TTIP negotiations, but data flows are, which brings privacy to the table, explains Ante Wessels of the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII)
New report: No fracking way How the EU-US trade deal risks expanding fracking in Europe and the US
A trade deal between the EU and the US risks opening the backdoor for the expansion of fracking in Europe and the US, reveals a new report released today.
TTIP: A charter for deregulation, an attack on jobs, an end to democracy.
This new booklet, written by John Hilary, Executive Director of War on Want, explains in short what TTIP is and how it will affect the lives of all of us if it comes into force.
EU-US FTA: "Free trade agreement must immediately stop"
IG Metall leader Detlef Wetzel fears disadvantages for workers and consumers if the EU and the US create a free trade zone. "The negotiations must be stopped," he states categorically.
AFL-CIO, more than 40 other organizations call for public consultations on investor rights in trade deals
Millions of Americans are hoping the US government will immediately initiate open and fruitful discussions on ISDS.
USTR rejecting EU bids for more transparency in TTIP
USTR demands for hyper-secrecy in the Trans Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) continue to be a major block to continuing negotiations, writes Sean Flynn
EU-US trade talks face growing hostility, ministers warn
Free-trade talks between the United States and the European Union are in danger of being derailed by populist groups opposing everything from globalization to multinationals, EU ministers and business leaders said on Friday.
TTIP ‘challenged’ by environmental critics, EU says
Plans for a sweeping EU-US free trade deal known as TTIP risk being blown off course by civil society fears about the damage it could wreak on environmental and social protections, according to a leaked EU document seen by EurActiv.