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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (EU-US FTA), sometimes also called Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)


Thousands protest in Brussels against US, Canada trade deals
Thousands of protesters marched through Brussels to demand the European Union abandon planned transatlantic free trade deals.
Hundreds of thousands march in Germany against TTIP, CETA
These agreements, says critics, ’threaten environmental and consumer protection for millions of people in Europe and North America’
Trade deals’ investor state provisions: a sub-criminal conspiracy?
There is a glaring disconnect in the world between economic growth, and trade and investment agreements.
TTIP Lite, less filling — but tastes great?
US and Italian officials are weighing a deal to lock in elements that can be finalized before Obama leaves office.
2,000 CETA and TTIP-free zones in Europe
The city of Karnobat in Bulgaria became the 2000th city/council to turn CETA and/or TTIP-free, and joined a growing European movement to stop the controversial trade agreements.
Austrian economy minister adds his ’nein’ to U.S. trade talks debate
Austria’s economy minister said talks on a EU-U.S. free trade agreement should be halted, adding his voice to an increasingly polarized debate on both sides of the Atlantic over whether to keep the negotiations going.
German activists take EU-Canada trade deal to Constitutional Court
Activists delivered what they said was Germany’s biggest-ever public complaint to the Constitutional Court, hoping it will scupper a trade agreement between the European Union and Canada.
Emergency services turn life-threatening under US private equity owners — and a global Trade in Services Agreement would globalize the damage
Vital public services like firefighting and ambulances are being handed over to a small number of transnational companies worldwide, a trend that will be hugely boosted by TPP, TTIP, CETA and TiSA.
France, joining Germany, urges halt to Transatlantic trade talks
Current Transatlantic trade talks should be halted and a new set started, France’s trade minister said.
TTIP has failed – but no one is admitting it, says German Vice-Chancellor
Germany’s Vice-Chancellor said in 14 rounds of talks neither side had agreed on a single common chapter out of the 27 being deliberated.
Regulatory harmonization in international trade: A categorical or conditional imperative?
The idea that regulatory convergence leads to "more trade" stands on weak empirical grounds.
Growing protest against TTIP and CETA trade agreements in Germany
Hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to take to the streets in several German cities to rally against plans to move forward with two key international trade agreements - one year after a similar protest managed to attract similar numbers.
Did TTIP push the EU to scrap precaution on endocrine disruptors?
In June, the European Commission broke its promise that it will not trade away the ’precautionary principle’ to strike a trade deal with the United States, BEUC reports.
Handelsblatt exclusive: No TTIP deal this year
Negotiators in Brussels and Washington haven’t finalized a single chapter of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, according to an internal ministry report obtained by Handelsblatt.
How the Dutch could derail CETA
As thousands discuss free trade at the World Social Forum in Montreal, Canada’s experience with NAFTA may offer lessons for the Netherlands, writes Niels Jongerius
TTIP: The most dangerous weapon in the hands of the fossil fuel industry
The elephant in the room is here and it is huge: the word "climate" means something totally different in the TTIP papers.
Farmers are most worried about the ramifications of TTIP
Farmers, more than any other socio-economic group, are most worried about the impact of world trade deals such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
Public wants referendum on TTIP - poll
The vast majority of Irish people want a referendum on the proposed US-EU free trade deal if it looks like it could become law, a survey suggests.
How Buy American is jeopardizing TTIP
America’s web of Buy American requirements is undermining TTIP discussions, blocking EU companies from trillions of dollars worth of procurement deals.
EU-US negotiators falter to make decisive progress on TTIP, destabilised by Brexit
EU and U.S. negotiators said that they still needed to overcome large differences for a transatlantic free trade deal to be sealed this year, and factor in the setback of Brexit, as the UK is one of the United States’ biggest export markets.