Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Report: US and EU make "considerable progress" on TTIP negotiations

The European Union and the United States have made "considerable progress" in negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) since the talks began in July 2013, according to a joint progress report published Tuesday.

EU: New talks on US trade deal unlikely after Trump win

New talks on a pending trade deal between the European Union and the United States were unlikely, the bloc's top trade official said on Friday, days after Donald Trump's surprise victory in the presidential election.

US pushing for TTIP deal ahead of Obama's Germany trip

The United States said Wednesday it is continuing to push forward with a US-European trade agreement with the "ambitious" goal of completing talks before the end of the year despite indications the deal is in trouble.

Obama defends TTIP deal with Europe: Free trade brings prosperity

Globalization, particularly in the form of free trade, has improved the lives of "billions of people," US President Barack Obama said Tuesday, defending the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement being sought with the European Union.

TTIP negotiations to continue through US elections

The European Union and the United States will continue negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement despite the forthcoming change in US leadership, negotiators said Friday.

EU no longer expects TTIP by January, but most want talks to go on

The European Union no longer expects to agree a free trade deal with the United States by the end of President Barack Obama's term, but most of its member states are keen on continuing the negotiations, officials said Friday.

Thousands protest free trade deals as EU gears up to sign with Canada

Nine thousand people took to the streets of Brussels on Tuesday to demonstrate against free trade deals that the European Union is pursuing with Canada and the United States.

German rallies attract 320,000 protesting trade deals with US, Canada

Tens of thousands of protesters carrying placards and banners braved rainy weather in cities across Germany on Saturday to march against the European Union's efforts to sign new far-reaching trade deals with both the United States and Canada.

Protesters across Germany rally against trade deals

Demonstrators took to the streets of seven German cities on Saturday in a bid to head off Europe's plans to sign new far-reaching trade deals with both the United States and Canada.

Hollande joins in criticism of TTIP deal as EU defends progress

French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday became the latest European leader to speak out against the free trade deal being negotiated with the United States, saying the talks would not meet an end-of-year deadline.

Germany says TTIP has not failed, contradicting Merkel deputy

The German government said Monday that talks between the European Union and the United States on the free trade agreement known as TTIP would continue, contradicting comments from Chancellor Angela Merkel's deputy that they had "effectively failed."

EU-US trade deal talks have failed, German economy minister says

EU talks with the United States over the planned free trade agreement known as TTIP have failed, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in an interview with German public broadcaster ZDF on Sunday.

US calls on German government to work harder to promote trade deal

US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker called on the German government to work harder to promote the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal with the European Union, which has faced opposition in Germany.

EU, US kick off new round of trade talks marred by Greenpeace protest

The European Union and the United States kicked off Monday their 12th round of talks on a free trade deal that they argue will boost their economies, but which continues to face criticism.

NGOs warn of possible conflict of interest of agencies in charge of TTIP study

Babic told Hina that the ministry had commissioned the study and would decide on whether to accept it or not, weighing arguments for and against, and possibly request a new study.