Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (EU-US FTA), sometimes also called Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA)
Washington is pressing the European Union to speed up trade negotiations launched after the meeting between US President Donald Trump and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker
The US State Department instructs EU embassies to source trade deliverables. The EU delegation is planning a late-August trip to Washington.
The EU’s reasoning is that it wouldn’t make sense to throw out all the previous work done on regulatory cooperation and start anew, EU sources said.
Bruxelles assure que l’accord scellé la semaine dernière pour éviter une guerre commerciale ne prévoit pas d’ouvrir plus largement l’accès au marché agricole européen. Mais l’administration Trump prétend le contraire. La France demande des clarifications.
If the US and the EU follow through with their commitments, the new trade relationship would mean more fracking in the US and an attack on European standards for genetically modified organisms, chemicals and other sensitive issues.
Europeans don’t want their hallowed farm sector sucked into the deal.
US-EU talks would seek to eliminate trade barriers for non-automotive industrial goods, and transatlantic trade in services, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and medical products. Europe agreed to increase purchases of US liquefied natural gas and soybeans.
Angela Merkel badly wants a trade deal to prevent Trump from carrying out his threat to put 25% tariffs on car imports into the US.
US President Donald Trump said that European leaders were coming to Washington next week to try to hammer out a deal focused largely on car tariffs.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution to suspend the EU-US Privacy Shield agreement, saying the US’ compliance efforts to date “fail to provide enough data protection for EU citizens.”
Globalisation is in crisis because of its almost totalitarian outreach to all areas of everyday life. People feel a loss of control, because their way of life is perceived as subject to trade requests solely for the benefit of globally acting firms.
China’s preferred model of free trade has already won a favoured position in developing countries vis-a-vis the US model.
British microbiologists find that American technique at heart of Brexit trade row does not kill listeria and salmonella
The document opposes international trade treaties such as the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
European leaders sought unity toward threatened US import tariffs on steel and aluminium, balancing the views of those most fearful of a trade war and those determined not to be bullied into concessions.
A new study has highlighted major concerns surrounding a potential UK and US free trade deal, saying it could "destroy large parts of British farming".
Malmstrom spoke just days after Washington granted Europe and other allies a one-month delay from imposing controversial tariffs on steel and aluminium, averting a trade war for now.
Germany is pushing a watered-down version of the EU’s Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) in a desperate last-ditch attempt to head of a looming trade war between the bloc and Donald Trump’s United States.
Deal would feature lower tariffs on US cars, access to government bidding for Europe, and joint action on China
Rich countries have made our current trade rules and made sure that these rules suit their needs, providing few means for people in poor countries to protect themselves from aggressive export policies.