Proponents of Canada's trade deal with the European Union are about to find out if eight years of negotiations and lobbying were worth it. Final preparations are underway to provisionally apply most of the agreement by July 1.
EU Ambassador to the United States David O'Sullivan stated that while the European Union is ready to continue discussions on the matter of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) if the Trump administration is interested, at the moment there is no one to talk with.
Kanada und Europa sollen nicht „Gegenstand der Launen“ der internationalen Wirtschaft sein, fordert der kanadische Premierminister Justin Trudeau. Vor dem Europaparlament preist er das Freihandelsabkommen Ceta.
Strasbourg — The European Parliament approved a landmark free-trade agreement with Canada, shoring up Europe’s market-opening clout in the face of a populist surge across the continent and US President Donald Trump’s protectionist tilt.
Das EU-Parlament hat das CETA-Abkommen mit Kanada beschlossen. Doch kaum jemand rechnet damit, dass das TTIP-Abkommen mit den USA noch einmal belebt wird. Trumps Protektionismus verunsichert die Welt. Die EU will die entstandenen Lücken nun füllen.
Europe is likely to increase business with Canada after the EU parliament gave the green light to the controversial free trade deal CETA. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to address the parliament in Strasbourg on Thursday, after seven years of tough talks. RFI takes a look at what happens next.
Es bedarf eines Ja zu einer Handelspolitik auf Basis der EU-Werte – mit oder ohne die USA, mit oder ohne Kanada; aber mit einklagbaren Menschenrechten, Arbeitsrechten, Umweltschutz und kultureller Vielfalt
Under President Donald Trump, Europeans must prepare for some turbulent times in trans-Atlantic relations. The president has made clear his concerns about the European Union — he is a vocal supporter of Brexit and believes that others will leave, especially in the wake of the 2015 refugee crisis. In his New York Times interview, he even charged the E.U. with using environmental regulations to impede one of his developments in Ireland.
Together with 37 organisations from across Europe, CEO launched the #StopGlyphosate European Citizens Initiative (ECI) this morning. We're jointly trying to collect signatures from at least one million EU citizens before the summer - an ambitious but urgent goal we are hoping to reach as the European Commission and national governments will likely take their final decision on glyphosate then. The petition is hosted by WeMove.eu.