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


NSA surveillance debate could threaten US-EU trade deal
The furor over U.S. Internet surveillance could hit transatlantic trade. A senior European lawmaker says the revelations could potentially derail plans for a U.S.-EU free trade deal.
A transatlantic corporate bill of rights
Leaked draft versions of the EU negotiating mandate for a far-reaching free trade agreement with the US reveal the European Commission’s plans to enshrine more powers for corporations in the deal. The proposal follows a persistent campaign by industry lobby groups and law firms to empower large companies to challenge regulations both at home and abroad if they affect their profits.
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - EU negotiating mandate (draft May 2013)
The draft mandate dated 21 May 2013 is expected to be passed during a one-day session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council of Ministers on 14 June 2013.
Latest EU mandate for EU-US FTA shows priorities
The draft mandate dated 21 May, expected to be passed during a dedicated one-day session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council of Ministers on 14 June, was leaked by German activist blog “netzpolitik.org”.
Consumer groups worry US-EU trade pact will weaken health, privacy regulations
US consumer groups raised concerns on Wednesday about the proposed free trade agreement between the US and the EU, which they said could weaken government health, environmental and food safety regulations and undermine privacy on the Internet.
At trade talks, US, EU ready for fight on genetically modified crops
Opposition to US agricultural practices is threatening to become a major battle in discussions starting next month that could sweep away trade barriers between the United States and Europe.
US livestock industry ready for ’comprehensive’ FTA with EU
Coalition of ag organizations says previous talks through Trans-Pacific Partnership should be used as model for EU agreement
Turkey seeks seat at US-EU trade table
Turkey is pushing for involvement in a proposed free trade pact between the United States and Europe which it fears could leave it sidelined and hamper its ambitions to become a top 10 economy over the next decade.
EU envoy: US-EU trade pact will be ’game changer’
"We’ve launched this strange animal called TTIP [’tee tip’]," EU Ambassador to the US JoIao Vale de Almeida said. "This is a game-changer. As I like to say, this is the mother of all free trade areas."
China raises concerns about EU-US plans for free-trade pact
China has raised concerns about European Union plans to negotiate an ambitious free-trade deal with the United States, fearing it is a protectionist move, a senior EU official said on Tuesday.
US and EU see opening for free-trade pact
Trade officials on both sides of the Atlantic say there is a short "political window" to negotiate a free-trade agreement between the United States and European Union.
US trade talks should not cover culture, EU says
European Union lawmakers have backed French demands to exempt culture from a proposed free-trade pact between Europe and the United States, keeping Paris on side and raising the chances that the talks can start on time.
EU lawmakers support free trade deal with US
European Union lawmakers have voted in favor of starting talks on a wide-ranging free trade agreement with the United States.
US, UK want financial services as part of trade pact
The United States and the UK aim to include financial services in a proposed free-trade agreement between Washington and the 27-nation European Union, the British ambassador to the United States said on Thursday.
France threatens to block start of EU/US free trade talks
France said on Thursday it would block proposed negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States unless cultural sectors, such as television and radio, were excluded from the talks.
EU-US free trade deal worth €800m
US and EU business leaders meet in Dublin Castle today, in parallel to a meeting of EU trade ministers, in an effort to advance talks towards a major new transatlantic trade deal.
Business people to discuss FTA with US
Turkish business world to discuss proposals for Turkey in reaction to an Free Trade Agreement between EU & US
Trans-Atlantic free-trade tango
After years spent cautiously eyeing each other across the Atlantic, the EU and the US appear ready to improve their trade ties. But, a first meeting has revealed how difficult that may be.
US trade office calls for comments on transatlantic trade deal
Another step toward launching negotiations on a European Union-United States trade agreement has been made as the Office of the US Trade Representative filed a request for comments on the deal and announced a forthcoming public hearing.
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - EU negotiating mandate (draft Mar 2013)
On 13 March 2013, the EU Commission adopted a recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on a comprehensive trade and investment agreement, called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, between the EU and the US