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EU-US trade deal will lead to a race to the bottom where only big business wins, warns new report

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Seattle to Brussels Network | 4 October 2013

EU-US trade deal will lead to a race to the bottom where only big business wins, warns new report

Brussels, October 4th 2013 — As the second round of negotiations on the proposed EU-US trade agreement kick off in Brussels next week, a new report published by the Seattle to Brussels Network today reveals the true human and environmental costs of an EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP/TAFTA). The report shows that the promises of job creation and growth are illusions ; and that the real impetus behind a deal comes from major EU and US corporations that have joined forces to remove as many labour, health and environmental standards as possible in a devastating race to the bottom.

Read the S2B Press Release and the full report A Brave New Transatlantic Partnership


 source: S2B