corporate positions (texts of)
Statements, letters and position papers from business associations, corporate lobby groups and individual firms
3-Feb-2017 SE Agnet
Cargill does not want a lot to change in the North American free trade deal
24-Aug-2016 Australian Chamber of Commerce
Statement from Australian Chamber of Commerce on potential Australia-Indonesia trade agreement
15-Jul-2015 Just Means
How global trade agreements undermine sustainable business: The American Sustainable Business Council perspective
The American Sustainable Business Council explains that the point of greatest concern in TPP, TTIP and especially the TiSA agreement is the proposal to allow corporations to sue governments in an international tribunal.
18-Dec-2014 Global Trader
"TTIP could be worth up to €120bn to the EU every year" claims Confederation of British Industry as it hosts a business lobby meeting to trumpet for an EU-US trade treaty.
The International Chamber of Commerce is urging the inclusion of strong trade secret provisions in the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement.
The European business lobby’s "trade agenda" for new European Commission
While EU and US negotiators are meeting this week in Washington, business groups and civil society organisations have released contradictory statements about regulatory cooperation in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
EU and US insurers support including financial services market access and regulatory cooperation in TTIP
Insurance Europe, the American Insurance Association and the American Council of Life Insurers have issued a statement supporting the inclusion of market access and regulatory cooperation in financial services in TTIP.
18-Mar-2014 Mint Press News
Newly leaked documents from the chemical industries in the United States and European Union depict a joint effort to guide bilateral trade talks in a way that legal and public interest analysts warn would irreparably weaken the ability of governments in both continents to regulate toxic chemicals.
CropLife America and the European Crop Protection Association discuss joint proposal during TTIP negotiations
CropLife America (CLA) and the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA) called for a more harmonized risk assessment framework for pesticide regulations during the fourth round of negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
6-Mar-2014 EU Trade Insights
In an exclusive interview with viEUws, Susan Danger, Managing Director of the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, talks to Lénaïc Vaudin d’Imécourt, viEUws Trade Editor, about the TTIP negotiations.
17-Dec-2013 Business Europe
Position paper from Business Europe
United States Council for International Business (USCIB) argues for a strong investment chapter in the EU-US FTA (TTIP)
An alliance of cattle producers representing Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States have signed a letter announcing their support for a comprehensive Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement.
A coalition of agricultural and food organizations led by the National Pork Producers Council and Cargill sent a letter recently to urge U.S. trade negotiators to include its “core” principles for a final Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement.
The comments submitted to and transcript of a public hearing convened by the US Trade Representative on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Agreement (TTIP) on 29-30 May 2013 are online.
10-Apr-2013 AmCham China
A bilateral investment treaty should be high on the list of trade priorities for political leaders in the US and China, writes the chairman of American Chamber of Commerce China
We are writing to express our strong support for a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that includes major commitments aimed at further liberalizing cross-border trade and investment in services.
8-Jun-2011 Star Tribune
"Commercially meaningful bilateral agreements must be passed now or the United States will be left behind," warns Greg Page, the head of Cargill.
Cargill hosts Rep of Korea Ambassador to the US, the Honorable Han Duk-soo: Urges approval of US-South Korea FTA
Cargill today hosted an employee forum and a business roundtable discussion on the US–South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA), which is currently pending Presidential notification to and approval from U.S. Congress.