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


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.
TTIP: Why are the talks taking so long?
A short video takes a look at some of the reasons why the talks are so complicated.
40 arrested in Brussels after protesters attack TTIP negotiators – with confetti
The latest round of negotiations of the under-threat trade agreement between the US and the EU is suffering from pressure both, outside and inside the negotiating room.
How the TTIP could make ethical meat harder to find
Looking for cage-free eggs and antibiotic-free meat? The new transatlantic trade agreement could make both harder to find.
Alternative model for a sustainable development chapter and related provisions in the Transatlantic Trade an Investment Partnership
The alternative model proposed here addresses the shortcomings of the EU Proposal and proposes a sustainable development chapter.
What does Brexit mean for TTIP?
Far from killing off TTIP, Brexit may provide the boost of political will needed to drag the trade deal over the finish line, and could unleash a wave of economic liberalism across Europe.
EU-US FTA (TTIP) - draft EU proposals (July 2016)
As published by the European Commission
Study launch: The EU can achieve data protection-proof trade agreements
The purpose of the study was to have an independent assessment on the respect of privacy and data protection by trade agreements being negotiated by the European Union.
Selling off the farm: corporate meat’s takeover through TTIP
New report from IATP shows how TTIP will accelerate corporate concentration and expand industrial meat production or “factory farming” by increasing the power of meat-producing transnational corporations.
EU-US trade talks stuck over bread-and-butter market access
Few expect significant breakthroughs at the EU-US 14th round of trade talks, as negotiations seem to be deadlocked over bread-and-butter market access.
TAFTA : une nouvelle fuite révèle les ambitions climaticides de l’Union européenne
Le TAFTA privera la puissance publique des instruments de contrôle et de réglementation nécessaires à la protection de l’environnement et la lutte contre les dérèglements climatiques.
Leaked TTIP energy proposal could ’sabotage’ EU climate policy
EU proposal on a free trade deal with the US could curb energy saving measures and a planned switch to clean energy, say MEPs
CETA’s specter of corporate dictatorship still haunts Canada, EU
CETA, like its cousins TTP and TTIP, would cement into place the right of multi-national corporations to dictate to governments without any democratic input.
EU ignores MEP demands on US free trade deal, NGOs say
Opposition against the EU’s free-trade deal with the United States continues to mount in the lead up to the next round of talks next week.
CETA and TTIP threaten the EU’s precautionary principle
Le principe de précaution pourrait passer à la trappe dans les accords de l’UE avec le Canada et les États-Unis. Et remettre en cause les interdictions du bœuf aux hormones ou des OGM
This is how Big Business negotiated the TTIP
A report ‘A Dangerous Regulatory Duet’ explains how lobby groups of major multinationals, influenced the negotiations of the trade treaty between the European Union and the United States.
The TTIP and the privitization of health
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Treaty (TTIP) may present a genuine threat to health and to the outcomes we have reached in the healthcare systems today.
The Netherlands prepares for a referendum against TAFTA
The Netherlands envisages organizing a referendum of the Transatlantic Free Trade Treaty (TAFTA) between the United States and the European Union.
Why TTIP will live on – but not in the EU
The controversial trade agreement between the EU and United States could well fall apart, only for the UK to pick up the pieces for its own trade deal.
Tafta : la souveraineté kidnappée
Jusqu’où peut-on pousser la logique du libre-échange ?