GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed yesterday to save the widely opposed TTIP trade deal.
She told top bosses she would seek a broad agreement on trade at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg on July 7-8, amid business concern that US President Donald Trump will quash the deal.
Wednesday 21st Jun 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
Agreements on TTIP, Tisa and a post-Brexit quickie in jeopardy
Wednesday 17th May 2017
JUDGES have stamped on a European Commission attempt to shut down debate over two toxic international trade deals which could wreck public services across the European Union.
The EU-US Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and...
Friday 12th May 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
For now, it seems, the corporate land grabs dressed up as ‘free trade deals’ are on the back foot. But, says ADRIAN WEIR, this is no time to relax. The corporations are regrouping
Thursday 30th Mar 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
THE government was accused yesterday of denying MPs a debate on a widely criticised international trade deal that would let corporations take over Britain’s public services.
The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) between the EU and Canada contains provisions...
Monday 6th Feb 2017
TTIP deal on ice
Saturday 12th Nov 2016
posted by James Tweedie in World
MANCHESTER councillors refused yesterday to declare the city a TTIP and Ceta-free zone, snubbing a call from local residents.
Campaigners had asked council to oppose the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States, and the...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
Corporate-friendly treaties will scupper any plans to reduce climate change, say campaigners
Friday 4th Nov 2016
posted by Ben Chacko in Britain
CHAMPAGNE was no doubt flowing as EU and Canadian politicians patted each other on the back yesterday, having snatched the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) from the jaws of defeat.
Concessions have been wrung from the treaty by the government of Wallonia in Belgium,...
Monday 31st Oct 2016
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
CAMPAIGNERS in Manchester are staging a “funeral for democracy” today as the European Union continues its bid to sell out popular sovereignty to transnational corporations.
Stop TTIP Manchester is holding its protest in solidarity with Wallonia, Belgium, which is standing...
Thursday 27th Oct 2016