Keyword:Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement

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Brazil & Mega-Trade Deals
The Opportunity Cost of Opportunities Lost


A number of major economies in Latin America are not participating in the mega-deals. However, since the proposed agreements include many of their key trading partners, outsiders will still be effected. In this blog post, we have a look at how this could affect the region’s largest economy: Brazil. More ...

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Pascal Lamy on TTIP and EU and US Regulatory Convergence
Pascal Lamy highlighted the importance of TTIP in leading the EU and the US to convergence in regulatory matters, which would impact the rest of the world


Pascal Lamy talked about a world of trade precaution instead of protection, in one of his comments at the GED sponsored “Multilateral Regionalism and Emerging Markets – Opportunities and Risks in Global Trade” panel at the Global Economic Symposium in Kiel. He highlighted the importance of TTIP in leading the EU and the US to convergence in regulatory matters, which would impact the rest of the world. More ...

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Views on TTIP and ISDS at the Global Economic Symposium
Guest Speakers made insightful remarks on TTIP and ISDS (Investor State Dispute Settlement) at the Global Economic Symposium in Kiel


Guest Speakers made insightful remarks on TTIP and ISDS (Investor State Dispute Settlement) at the GED sponsored “Multilateral Regionalism and Emerging Markets – Opportunities and Risks in Global Trade” panel at the Global Economic Symposium in Kiel More ...

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Remarks on TTIP, Public Opinion and Regulatory Convergence at the GES
The speakers at the GES exchanged views on left and right-wing resistance against FTAs citizens’ perceptions on TTIP, democratic transparency and environmental and animal rights standards


Pascal Lamy (former Director-General at WTO), Andreas Esche and Petra Pinzler spoke at the GED sponsored “Multilateral Regionalism and Emerging Markets – Opportunities and Risks in Global Trade” panel at the Global Economic Symposium in Kiel. The speakers exchanged views on left and right-wing resistance against FTAs citizens’ perceptions on TTIP, democratic transparency and environmental and animal rights standards More ...

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Free Trade Needs to Be Fair Trade


Ulrike Lunacek Member, Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance speaks on TTIP at the European Forum Alpbach 2015. See here her full remarks in a short video! More ...

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TTIP, TTP and the Formation of a New World Trade Order


The world of international trade is changing in a way, previously unseen. With the appearance of mega-regional FTA’s, global markets are evolving into few large and mighty trading blocs. Among those deals, TTIP represents the biggest and most ambitious project. In this post we are looking at how TTIP will impact emerging markets on an economical and a political level. More ...