Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP)

TABC Submissions & Statements

TABC Position on Cross Border Data Flows, May 2014
TABC Recommendations on Energy in TTIP, March 2014
TABC Life Sciences Letter, January 2014
TABC Innovation in TTIP, January 2014
TABC Financial Services in TTIP, December 2013
Cover Letter for Updated TTIP Paper, December 2013
TABC Submission to USTR on the TTIP, May 10, 2013
TABC Statement to EU-US High Level Regulatory Cooperation Council on Regulatory Issues, April 10, 2013
Multi-association letter calling for a broad approach to the negotiating mandate for TTIP 

Government Reports & Statements

Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Froman on the Conclusion of the Fifth Round of TTIP Negotiations - May 23, 2014
TTIP Myths & Realities - by the U.S. Mission to the EU
The Future of TTIP – The Benefits and How to Achieve Them - Speech by Karel De Gucht, April 10, 2014
Bipartisan Members Launch TTIP Caucus, April 4, 2014
The Facts on Investor-State Dispute Settlement: Safeguarding the Public Interest and Protecting Investors - Executive Office of the U.S. President, March 27, 2014
U.S. Objectives, U.S. Benefits In TTIP: A Detailed View, by USTR, March 2014
DG Trade Statement Following 4th Round of TTIP Negotiations in Brussels, March 14, 2014
Amb. Froman's (USTR) Statement Following 4th Round of TTIP Negotiations in Brussels, March 14, 2014
Commissioner De Gucht's Speech on TTIP, February 19, 2014
"Stepping up a gear": Press Statement by EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht following the stocktaking meeting with USTR Michael Froman on the TTIP, February 18, 2014
Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Following Meetings with EU Commissioner Karel de Gucht, February 18, 2014
European Commission - Cooperation on Financial Services Regulation, January 27, 2014
5 Things You Should Know About TTIP (U.S. State Department Blog), November 15, 2013
White House Fact Sheet on TTIP, June 17, 2013
Statement by President Barroso on TTIP, June 17, 2013
European Parliament Resolution on TTIP, May 23, 2013
USTR request for comments concerning proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, April 1, 2013
U.S. Senate bipartisan letter to President Obama, supporting comprehensive trade negotiations with the EU, February 20, 2013
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch lay out priorities to USTR for TTIP , February 12, 2013
Letter from European Commission on HLRCF - Thanking Stakeholders
Letter from USTR to Congress noting the US Administration’s intent to start TTIP negotiations, March 20, 2013

Previous Government Reports & Statements

Studies & Publications 

Transatlantic Economy Study 2014 - Executive Summary (by Dan Hamilton & Joseph Quinlan - Center for Transatlantic Relations, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University)
Regulatory Co-operation and Technical Barriers to Trade within TTIP - by Swedish National Board of Trade
TTIP and the Fifty States: Jobs and Growth from Coast to Coast - A study by the Bertelsmann Foundation, the Atlantic Council and the British Embassy in Washington, DC 
"Reducing Transatlantic Barriers to Trade and Investment: An Economic Assessment" final project report from the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, March, 2013
"Dimensions and Effects of a Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement Between the EU and US" commissioned by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, January 2013

Articles & Speeches

"The United States, Germany and T-TIP" - Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, May 5, 2014
What We Need To Make TTIP Work - Speech by Commissioner Karel De Gucht, DG Trade, May 5, 2014
Speech by Tim Bennett before the Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament, March 18, 2014
U.S. Ambassador Invites Dialogue on TTIP - By Tim King, European Voice, March 4, 2014
"Democrats Need to Support Free Trade" - Op-Ed by David M. Marchick & TABC Co-Chair Stuart E. Eizenstat, Roll Call, March 3
Video: EU-US Free Trade Area: Growing stronger together -The benefits for Malta - Interview with Microsoft's Dr. John Vassallo, February 7, 2014
Alice in Trade-Land: The Politics of TTIP by Jim Kolbe, February 2014
"New Technical Standards Deal Signed During EU-US Trade Meetings" - by Richard L. Hudson, Science|Business, July 17, 2013
Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman, USTR, at the Opening Plenary for the TTIP Negotiations - July 8, 2013
Chair of TABC Trade Working Group Greg Slater's Statement at US International Trade Committee Hearing - May 30, 2013
Testimony by Stuart E. Eizenstat (TABC U.S. Co-Chair) before The United States House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade - May 16, 2013
"Biggest challenges for TTIP are regulatory, says industry" - by Brian Beary for EUROPOLITICS, May 8, 2013
Remarks by Stuart E. Eizenstat (TBC U.S. Co-Chair) on TTIP at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars - March 21, 2013
Europolitics Interview with Tim Bennett - TABC Director-General, February 27, 2013
"For Transatlantic Trade, This Time Is Different" - by Tyson Barker for Foreign Affairs, February 26, 2013
"Another Transatlantic Partnership?" - by Hugo Paemen (TABC European Co-Chair) for European Voice, February 21, 2013
"How the Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement Can Succeed" - by András Simonyi for the Huffington Post, February 4, 2013
European Trade Chief Proposes Trans-Atlantic Working Group - by James Kanter for the New York Times, October 10, 2013
EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht on TTIP Ahead of the Second Round of Negotiations - September 30, 2013
TTIP: Data is the Elephant in the Room - September 24, 2013
EU Extends Deal on Beef Imports from US - August 2, 2013

Previous Articles on TTIP

Additional Resources on TTIP

TTIP Myths & Realities (U.S. Embassy in Germany)
U.S. International Trade Commission Report on How TTIP Will Benefit SMEs
TTIP: Benefits and Challenges of an Agreement Fit for the 21st Century (by the EU Delegation to the U.S.)
European Commission's Guide to TTIP
USTR - TTIP Website
U.S. Mission to the EU - TTIP Website 
U.S.- Netherlands Economic Partnership Facts