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  • TTIP&TRADEinAction - March 9, 2016

    This week Cecilia Malmström is visiting Washington, DC to "talk TTIP" with key US policymakers as well as engage with the US public.  On Friday, 9 March, she will meet with US Trade
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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
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  • Happy Holidays from TTIP Action

    Happy Holidays from TTIP Action

    Dear readers, thank you so much for your attention, help, and support of TTIP Action over the course of 2014. It has been a pleasure working on this important and timely topic, and I am looking forward to continuing to help inform an educated debate about the future of TTIP and US and European trade policy into the next year.
    Next week, I will be

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  • TTIP Action | December 2

     

    Donald Tusk Takes Office as President of the European Council
    "Both we and the Americans are responsible for the future of our relations. The year ahead will be crucial."
    On December 1, former prime Minister of Poland Donald Tusk replaced Herman van Rompuy as the President of the European Council. At the handover

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  • TTIP Action | November 20

    New European Union Ambassador David O'Sullivan Presents His Credentials
    “TTIP is a once in a generation opportunity to strengthen the greatest economic corridor in the world and give a significant boost to global trade.”
    At the beginning of this week, Ambassador David O’Sullivan presented his credentials to President Barack

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  • TTIP and Trade figure prominently on the G20 and post-G20 Agenda

    TTIP: Towards an Ambitious and Forward- Looking Partnership
    The former chairman of the European Parliament's International Trade Committee, Vital Moreira, looks at the potential benefits of TTIP for both producers and consumers on both sides of the Atlantic, using Portugal as a case in point. To him the success of an agreement of this impact

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  • November 13 TTIP: Big Opportunities for Small Business

    TTIP: Big Opportunities for Small Business
    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in both the United States and European Union stand to gain significantly from the implementation of an ambitious Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership. Using data from a targeted survey and interviews conducted with SME executives on both sides of

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  • TTIP Action | October 23

    The Importance of the Internet and Transatlantic Data Flows for US and EU Trade and Investment
    In his most recent blog entry, Joshua Meltzer, fellow for global economy and development at Brookings, stresses the importance of data flows for transatlantic trade, and global investment. With regards to TTIP, he underlines that the

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  • News on TTIP | October 14

    This Trade Deal with America would have Churchill Beaming
    This blunt opinion piece by London Mayor Boris Johnson in the Telegraph is excellently written and incredibly entertaining. Johnson describes TTIP as a "Churchillian project," in that it fosters not only British- American but also transatlantic links. To him, objections to

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  • Negotiators Insist Good Progress Made During the 7th Round

    TTIP Round 7 Chief Negotiators' Press Conference Opening Remarks
    “We are committed to an agreement that not only advances our economic interest, but also reflects our values and has the support of our public, and this requires that we be open and attentive to the views of that public.”
    Last Friday, the US and EU's chief negotiators for

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