Political leaders in the EU are scoring political points over TTIP. But by putting TTIP’s completion at risk they play into the hands of autocrats and miss an opportunity to raise global environmental standards, argues Christofer Fjellner.
Author: Christofer Fjellner
In an opinion piece for Borderlex, MEP Christopher Fjellner reacted to Singapore’s agreement to negotiate an update on its already signed trade and investment agreement of 2014 with the EU. This move came at the behest of the EU Commission although the latter is still awaiting an ECJ ruling on …
Singapore has accepted to renegotiate its 2014 trade and investment deal with the EU. To Christofer Fjellner this is yet an example of how the Commission has let Singapore down time and again to handle the EU’s internal politics on investment protection.