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EU, U.S. Look for Fresh Start in Free Trade Talks

Posted February 02, 2015

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Agence France-Presse)

U.S. negotiators travel to EU headquarters in Brussels Monday to jump-start talks on the world’s biggest-ever free trade deal, which after nearly two years remain bogged down by public opposition.

The future of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Pact, or TTIP, is in doubt in the face of bitter opposition by activists and mixed signals from key governments, including Europe’s biggest economy Germany.

“This is the dirtiest trade deal in Europe’s history,” a new video posted by the anti-TTIP group Corporate Europe said. Click here to read more.