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CETA ratification saga: EPP endorses Commission view – France ready to block

The CETA ratification saga continues unfolding. There’s been a stir since Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced on Wednesday that the Commission would put the Canada EU trade deal CETA to the member states next week with the suggestion that it is a deal that falls under the exclusive competence of …

TTIP: A reality check on procurement markets
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TTIP: A reality check on procurement markets

A new think tank paper says EU and US government procurement markets are similarly closed to foreign bidders, and that TTIP is a good opportunity for Washington and Brussels to look at improvements in national legislations. But the EU’s current approach to procurement in international trade, which is to threaten its …