MEPs wary of commission’s approach to TTIP negotiations

The European commission’s TTIP proposals could lead Europe “down a regulatory race to the bottom” and there is “a growing sense of unease and concern” surrounding the negotiations, say MEPs.

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TTIP negotiations branded ‘undemocratic and non-transparent’

EU-US flagsEuropean parliament’s groups have spoken out about the ‘backroom negotiations’ on the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP).

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TTIP has potential to create ‘growth and jobs’, says De Gucht

Trade commissioner Karel De Gucht

EU trade commissioner Karel De Gucht has told a dialogue event on the transatlantic trade and investment partnership (TTIP) that both the EU and US need to be “ambitious”.

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Barroso says EU-US trade negotiations can be a ‘game changer’

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The launch of comprehensive trade talks with Washington could be a “game changer” for both the EU and US, according to European commission president José Manuel Barroso.

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