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Please join the Atlantic Council’s Europe Center for the launch of the Issue Brief “Relaunching the Transatlantic Trade Agenda: a European Perspective” on Friday, April 16th from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. EDT / 15:00 hrs to 16:00 hrs CEST.

The conversation will explore the different options to relaunch the transatlantic trade agenda. What are the respective priorities from both sides of the Atlantic? What does the US think of the EU offer “A new EU-US agenda for global change” published in December? How to permanently resolve the Boeing-Airbus dispute beyond temporary tariff suspensions?  How to address systemic issues that are trade related such as China’s disruption of trade rules, climate change, digital trade and supply-chain security? Is it possible to reform the World Trade Organization?


The Hon. Don Beyer
Chair, Joint Economic Committee
US House of Representatives

Mr. Arnaud Danjean, MEP
Member, Committee on International Trade
European Parliament

Ms. Susan Danger
Chief Executive Officer
American Chamber of Commerce to the EU

Additional speakers to be confirmed

Special presentation by the author

Emilie Bel
European Affairs Expert

In-Depth Research & Reports

Jan 13, 2021

Relaunching the transatlantic trade agenda: A European perspective

By Emilie Bel

By analyzing the lessons learned from the failure of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations and drawing on interviews with European officials, this paper recommends adopting a step-by-step approach that pays greater attention from the start to the concerns of public opinion—notably, on climate change—the diversity of European sensitivities, and the need to rebuild trust progressively.

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

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