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EPP chief Manfred Weber calls on Netherlands Presidency to make progress on TTIP, trade

After the Netherland’s Prime Minister presented his priorities for his country’s EU presidency in the coming six months in today’s Plenary meeting the centre-right EPP group’s chief Manfred Weber called on Mark Rutte to prioritise the transatlantic TTIP and TiSA negotiations. “We need this agreement”, referring to TTIP.   The …

Germany United States & TTIP

TTIP: German week for Commissioner Malmström

The Commission is investing political energy into wooing Germany into supporting TTIP. Today, trade Commissioner Malmström is in Karlsruhe, talking at an event hosted by the regional chamber of commerce of Baden Württemberg, one of Germany’s economic powerhouses. There hailed the advantages of the transatlantic trade and investment partnership agreement …

Germany United States & TTIP

Anti TTIP ‘Campact’ pressure group under scrutiny over tax advantages

Political pressure is mounting on Campact, the German campaign group known for organising anti TTIP rallies and campaigns, the German newspaper FAZ reports.   The group is behind the October 2015 anti TTIP rally that gathered 200000 demonstrators in Berlin and coordinated a 3 million-signature European petition against TTIP. The …