05 May 2014

Communication of the results of the TTIP economic impact assessment

Dear Commissioner De Gucht,
The possible effects of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) currently un-der negotiation are an important matter for public debate. It is essential that the expected conse-quences of an agreement are communicated clearly and in easily understandable language to Europe’s citizens to enable and encourage this debate. People need to be well informed about the range of possible outcomes. more

24 March 2014

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership-TTIP, A Civil Society Response to the Big Pharma wish list

Secret negotiations give Big Pharma a unique chance to push its agenda.
The European Union is currently negotiating a trade agreement with the United States,
the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Like many contemporary trade
agreements, the TTIP is expected to have little to do with tariffs, the traditional focus of
trade agreements. Instead, the US and the EU want to address non-tariff regulatory
measures affecting EU-US trade, including setting standards and legal frameworks for
technical regulations, intellectual property rights, and investment protection measures. more

12 March 2013

Impact Assessment Report on the Future of EU-US Trade Relations

Accompanying the document
Recommendation for a Council Decision
authorising the opening of negotiations on a comprehensive trade and investment
agreement, called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, between the
European Union and the United States of America. more