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During his last visit to Europe as the President of the United States, President Barack Obama met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, among other European leaders. The two called on president-elect Donald Trump not to give up on a transatlantic trade deal. Read more here.

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Donald J. Trump was elected the forty-fifth president of the United States on November 8. Atlantic Council analysts and board members describe the challenges and opportunities the new president will face as he takes office in January of 2017, and provide policy recommendations.

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EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Canadian International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, European Council President Donald Tusk, and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström came together to sign the EU- Canada Free Trade Agreement on October 30, 2016. Check out this blog post for EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström's take on the CETA.

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke with European Council President Donald Tusk this week, agreeing that the European Union and its member states should continue to work towards the Summit on Thursday where the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is scheduled to be signed.

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EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström has had a busy week: talking about CETA in Luxembourg with the EU ministers for Foreign Affairs and Trade, making the case for TTIP in Brussels with the Board of theEurocommerce, and debating the benefits of TTIP at the Hungarian National Assembly.

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Director of the Atlantic Council's Global Business & Economics Program Andrea Montanino moderated a discussion on prosperity and growth with EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici last week as part of the Atlantic Council's conference "Stronger With Allies: The Future of Europe After Brexit".
Missed the event? Watch the webcast of the conference here.

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The Atlantic Council is hosting EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici, and a panel of esteemed experts featuring Mr. Carlos Costa, Governor of the Central Bank of Portugal; Mr. Bart Oosterveld, Managing Director of Moody’s Investor Service; and  Dr. Paul Sheard, Chief Economist of SP Global, tomorrow, October 6 as part of the Atlantic Council Stronger With Allies: The Future of Europe After Brexit conference. 

Find more info on the conference here. On the other side of the Atlantic but want to take part? Join us via twitter @AC_GBE and watch the webcast here

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The 15th round of TTIP negotiations will occur in New York, New York between October 3-7. Please follow this link for more details regarding the agenda.

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The Office of the United States Trade Representative has formally announced the 15th round of TTIP negotiations will occur in New York, New York between October 3-7. Please follow this link for more details regarding the agenda.

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