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This week in TRADEinACTION: European Parliament announces new President, US- EU take stock of trade relations, World Economic Forum in Davos - and a new US President on Friday.

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This week in TRADEinACTION... European Commission announces new proposal on Digital Single Market while President Obama gets ready to pass the baton on January 20.

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The Italian Constitutional Referendum on December 4,  seeks to streamline Italy's public administration, requiring approval for proposed laws only from the Chamber of Deputies. 
What is this all about? What will a No vote/Yes vote actually mean? Watch this Atlantic Council live video for predictions and answers.

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Happy Thanksgiving from the TTIP&TRADE in Action newsletter team!                                 
Thanksgiving Turkey Fun Facts:
-Americans will consume 46 million turkeys tomorrow ($610 million worth)
-Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's first meal on the moon was turkey
-Every year, the US president pardons two Turkeys, and one is voted as the National Thanksgiving Turkey

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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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