TRADE in ACTION

  • TTIP & Trade in Action - May 11, 2016

    Merkel Says Working for US - EU Trade Deal this Year
    Ahead of the G-7 Summit in Japan later this month, Japanese Prime Minister Abe visited German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. The two leaders held a press conference after their private meeting, during which Chancellor Merkel said, "we will do everything possible to negotiate the transatlantic agreement this year." - (Reuters)

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  • TTIP & Trade in Action - May 4, 2016

    The 13th round of TTIP negotiations took place last week in New York. The next round is expected to take part at the end of July in Europe, in an effort to complete negotiations during the Obama administration.

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  • TTIP & Trade in Action - April 20, 2016

    On April 25, US President Barack Obama will visit the Hannover Messe, the world's largest industrial trade fair, where he will give a keynote speech with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.  The two are expected to promote transatlantic trade relations, particularly between Germany and the United States.

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  • TTIP & Trade in Action - April 13, 2016

    Secretary of State John Kerry concluded a global trip in Los Angeles this week and spoke at the Pacific Council on International Trade to defend international free trade deals, criticizing the current presidential candidates for playing up on "fear and anger."

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  • TTIP & Trade in Action - April 6, 2016

    From April 15 - 17 the IMF and World Bank will host their annual Spring Meetings. Look at this years agenda here. The Atlantic Council's Global Business & Economics Program hosts several events in the context of the Spring Meetings- Check out the "Upcoming Event" section below or stay tuned on twitter @TTIPAction.

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  • TTIP & Trade in Action - March 31, 2016

    Last week President Obama visited Argentina. He praised new Argentine President Mauricio Macri for his swift implementation of reforms during his first 100 days in office. Obama said the two governments would work to identify barriers impeding greater trade flows between the two economies, adding that a free trade agreement was something that might lie at the end of the process. (Reuters)

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  • TTIP&TRADEinAction - March 25, 2016

    The German Marshall Fund hosted its annual Brussels Forum this week, convening leaders from North America and Europe to discuss the transatlantic community's most pressing issues.  Washington Post Associate Editor David Ignatius moderated a discussion between US Trade Representative Michael Froman and European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström about the progress in TTIP negotiations.

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  • TTIP&TRADEinAction - March 17, 2016

    Froman Malmstrom War room
    Photo Credit: @MalmstromEU
    EC Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and US Trade Representative Michael Froman held a meeting in Washington, DC this last week with lead negotiators Dan Mullaney and Ignacio Garcia Bercero, Michael Punk, Ambassador David O'Sullivan and others to gauge the current status of negotiations and the way ahead.

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  • TTIP&TRADEinAction - March 17, 2016

    Malmstrom Froman War Room
    Photo Credit: @MalmstromEU
    EC Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and US Trade Representative Michael Froman held a meeting in Washington, DC this last week with lead negotiators Dan Mullaney and Ignacio Garcia Bercero, Michael Punk, Ambassador David O'Sullivan and others to gauge the current status of negotiations and the way ahead.
     

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    From March 17-19, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and  Deputy United States Trade Representative Michael Punke will travel to Belgium for the German
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  • TTIP&TRADEinAction - March 7, 2016

    Montanino, Katainen, Barroso
    On Wednesday, March 2, the Atlantic Council hosted European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen and former EC President José Manuel Barroso to discuss a road map for European growth.

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