05 January 2015

TTIP Impacts on European Energy Markets and Manufacturing Industries

This study, provided by the Policy Department A at the request of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE), aims to assess whether and to which extent European energy markets and manufacturing industries would be affected by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Although the negotiations are currenly on-going, the analysis shows that the TTIP will improve the EU’s security of energy supply through adding liquidity and competition to the natural gas market. The TTIP will not directly lower either environmental or social legislation, but the study recommends the ITRE Committee to be aware of the potential for weakening of legislation implementation such as REACH and FQD. more

02 December 2014

TTIP – The Road to Corporate Slavery

Transatlantic partnership for trade and investment (TTIP) go far beyond the economic issues and the expertise. It affects the very functioning of the modern constitutional state, the capacity of governments to implement policies in the public interest and the civic rights. This report sets some highlights of sovereign Bulgarian reading of TTIP, major risks and specific recommendations to government institutions. more

24 November 2014

Solutions to improve access to medicines and biomedical innovation through EU trade and R&D policy

The European Union’s (EU) free trade and research and development (R&D) policies promote excessive intellectual property (IP) protection. This approach jeopardises access to affordable, needed medicines and impedes needs-driven biomedical innovation. more

24 November 2014

TTIP – The Growth and Employment Engine that Couldn’t

The European Commission is an enthusiastic cheerleader for TTIP. Against the background of the continued sufferings of many EU countries from the dramatic consequences of the global economic crisis and their inability to kick-start their economies due to the shackles of austerity policy the European Commission is inevitably attracted by »a comprehensive agreement covering all sectors [which] would be overwhelmingly positive, opening up trade and bringing a welcome boost to economic growth and job creation on both sides of the Atlantic. more

18 November 2014

TTIP and Consumers: The Good (without the Bad or the Ugly)

Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade more

16 November 2014

Statement on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

We remain committed, as we were when we launched these negotiations in June 2013, to build
upon the strong foundation of our six decades of economic partnership to promote stronger,
sustainable and balanced growth, to support the creation of more jobs on both sides of the Atlantic
and to increase our international competitiveness. more

11 November 2014

New research study: TTIP will have adverse effects on GDP, exports and jobs

Translation of article published November 11, 2014 in the Danish daily news paper Information more

13 October 2014

TTIP – Das Märchen vom Wachstums- und Beschäftigungsmotor

Seit Juli 2013 verhandeln die EU und die USA über
eine transatlantische Handels- und Investitionspartnerschaft
(Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership,
kurz: TTIP) mit dem Ziel, die größte Freihandelszone
der Welt mit mehr als 820 Millionen
Konsumenten zu schaffen. more

05 October 2014

Disarm the Secret Corporate Deals

Download and share our new TTIP/CETA/TiSA leaflet (web version) more