TTIP is not dead as of yet, the 15th round of negotiations in New York shouts

A reasonable and balanced Free Trade Agreement with the US

The sixth priority of the Juncker Commission for the EU is a reasonable and balanced Free Trade Agreement with the US. Negotiations for transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP). © European Union , 2016   /  Source: EC - Audiovisual Service   /   Photo: Cristof Echard.

Despite the huge protests and the many critics of the past two months, the 15th round of TTIP negotiations took place as planned last week in New York City. With the American elections getting closer and a growing scepticism in the local European parliaments, many saw the EU-US trade deal as almost dead. Now it […]

The EU seals CETA but plans to re-baptise TTIP after missing the 2016 deadline

Photo of the EU Commissioner for Trade during the joint press conference by Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the EC, and Cecilia Malmström, Member of the EC, on the treatment of China in anti-dumping investigations, which took place last July.© European Union , 2016   /  Source: EC - Audiovisual Service   /   Photo: Jennifer Jacquemart

The trade ministers of the European Union, after their plenary meeting in Bratislava last Friday, may not have found a way to revive the interest around TTIP, but surely all agreed on one thing: negotiations on the EU-US free trade agreement will almost certainly not be finished before the end of Obama’s presidency. The key […]