Alter EU | 25 September 2018
Trade policy and the case of TTIP
by Paul De Clerck, Friends of the Earth Europe
EU trade and investment policies – including the mega- trade deals
recently concluded with Canada and Japan – benefit big business,
often to the detriment of workers, consumers and our environment.
This reflects the fact that trade policy in the EU is, to a great
extent, made for and by corporate interests. New generation “trade”
deals actually have less to do with trade than with who makes the
rules, and who holds power over rule-makers.
You can find the full report here. (pdf, pp26-35)