TRADE in ACTION
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Speeches and Official AnnouncementsFreeing Transatlantic Trade: The T-TIPping Point
Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, fully supports TTIP and freeing transatlantic trade and investment. As he writes, TTIP could be an essential instrument to defend European and American democratic values and the free-market economic model. TTIP brings tangible benefits including €545 in average European family savings and the potential creation of about two million jobs. The ultimate promise of TTIP for millions of Americans and Europeans will be a stronger partnership, a larger market, lower prices, and more jobs.
Speeches and Official AnnouncementsThe EU's Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreements – Where Are We?
The European Commission released a memo today outlining the status of the EU's various ongoing ilateral trade and investment agreements. First on the list: an upbeat overview of the TTIP negotiations.
NewsThe One Solution to Unemployment That Our Leaders Clearly Haven't Thought Of | PolicyMic
A successful conclusion of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment partnership would provide an unparalleled opportunity to boost economic growth and production. TTIP would provide a sizeable boost to household income on either side of the Atlantic. But if the two blocks are going to address chronic youth unemployment, negotiators must tackle a much more fundamental issue as well: education.
Speeches and Official AnnouncementsUS Trade Representative Froman Addresses the House Ways and Means Committee
On Wednesday, Ambassador Froman spoke to the leading US House committee on trade policy on President Obama's trade agenda for 2013, the key role international trade plays in economic growth and job creation, and the administration's plan to pursue a comprehensive Trade Promotion Authority bill with Congress.
NewsTransatlantic Trade: Is China In or Out? | The Hill
The TTIP isn't just about lowering trade barriers; it's also about setting rules. No country's market is so big on its own that the threat of tariffs is enough to curb the anti-competitive power of China. The TTIP zone would have the power to change that.