Author: Iana Dreyer

Internal EU politics United States & TTIP

Head of German Catholic Church says TTIP can contribute to fairer world economic order

He is Catholic, he is German, and his family name is Marx. You’d think he is against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership currently under negotiation between the EU and the United States. But in fact he approves of TTIP.   Cardinal Reinhard Marx, president of the German Bishop’s Conference, and also …

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The week ahead in EU trade policy

This week (19-23 September) will not only be packed, but also decisive for EU trade policy.   Today Monday (19 September), Germany’s social democratic party, Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, is deciding whether it wants to back the Canadian trade agreement negotiated by the EU, CETA.  The deal now needs to be …