General introduction

TTIP covers many issues that impact citizens across the EU and USA. In this section you'll find articles, analysis and opinion pieces covering a range of concerns, themes and issues. Use the filter buttons to choose particular themes or languages.

25 March 2014

TTIP: nothing new yet on this transatlantic front

A TTIP that would improve standards would be welcome. Unfortunately, that is not what has been offered so far. more

25 March 2014

What is a trade deal for if it doesn’t even create trade?

Guest blog: Trade diversion through TTIP will affect European integration, the environment and workers. more

24 March 2014

Obama's on his way to Brussels to negotiate a 'Polluters Pact'

TTIP a genuine threat to our environment, and our democracy. It's time to stop this polluters' pact in its tracks, before it's too late. more

21 March 2014

Finance Watch: TTIP risks ‘race to the bottom’ in financial services regulation

There is "no proven case for including financial regulation in the EU-US trade deal." more

17 March 2014

Week of debate and protest marks 4th round of TTIP talks

Highlights from civil society action in Brussels March 10 - 14 more

14 March 2014

Concerns remain in EU-Canada deal admits EU Commission, prompting further questions on investor protection.

Council of Canadians and PowerShift Germany call for the suspension of CETA talks for consultation on investment chapter more

14 March 2014

Transatlantic trade talks hit German snag

The Financial Times has learned that Germany wants ISDS out of the agreement more

13 March 2014

Green MEPs say NO to the TTIP agenda

TTIP is not transparent, undercuts our democratic values and poses real risks to our citizens more

12 March 2014

ISDS one of many risks that could sink TTIP deal

Business and negotiator support for ISDS is out of step with the public and their representatives. more

12 March 2014

Europe's fear of U.S. hormone meat, GM food sows divide in trade talks

"Enormous gulf" exposed that threatens the world's biggest trade pact Reuters reports more