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  1. United States: Textual proposal on Technical barriers to trade (TBT)
    • Abstract: The objective of this Chapter is to promote convergence in regulatory approaches, by reducing or eliminating conflicting technical requirements as well as redundant and burdensome conformity assessment requirements... Textual proposals are the European Union's initial proposals for legal text on topics in TTIP. They are was tabled for discussion with the US in negotiating rounds. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 29Kb
  2. United States: Textual proposal on Dispute settlement
    • Abstract: The objective of this Chapter is to establish an effective and efficient mechanism for avoiding and settling any dispute between the Parties concerning the interpretation and application of this Agreement with a view to arriving, where possible, at a mutually agreed solution. Textual proposals are the European Union's initial proposals for legal text on topics in TTIP. They are was tabled for discussion with the US in negotiating rounds. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 94Kb
  3. United States: Factsheet on Vehicles in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to identify current EU and US standards which are equivalent, harmonise certain regulations, develop global regulations and work together in planning new regulations.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 63Kb
  4. United States: Factsheet on Food safety and animal and plant health in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to cut the time it takes the US to approve food imports from the EU, help EU and US regulators work more closely together in future on issues like animal welfare and uphold the EU's strict food safety standards.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 76Kb
  5. United States: Factsheet on Regulatory cooperation in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to work together towards EU and US regulations which are more compatible with each other, which would in turn boost jobs and growth and offer consumers more choice.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 135Kb
  6. United States: Factsheet on Textiles in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to improve cooperation between regulators in the EU and the US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 51Kb
  7. United States: Factsheet on Energy and raw materials in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to agree on rules to promote access to energy and raw materials which is open, rules-based, competition-friendly and sustainable, eliminate existing limits and promote the development of green energy.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 72Kb
  8. United States: Reader's guide for the list of TTIP documents published on 7 January 2015
    • Abstract: The reader's guide gives you a brief introduction to the EU negotiating texts in TTIP that have been put online.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 203Kb
  9. United States: Textual proposal on state enterprises and enterprises granted special or exclusive rights or privileges
    • Abstract: The EU's main objective for including SOE-related disciplines in the TTIP is to develop a joint platform of rules which could be used in other agreements/forums to address concerns raised by the development of state capitalism. Textual proposals are the European Union's initial proposals for legal text on topics in TTIP. They are was tabled for discussion with the US in negotiating rounds. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 28Kb
  10. United States: EU position paper on TTIP regulatory issues - Engeneering industries
    • Abstract: The purpose of this non-paper is to present possible elements for a sectoral approach for the engineering industries (mechanical, electrical and electronic sectors). It contains preliminary ideas, based on input from EU industry that can be complemented and refined at a later stage with further input from stakeholders.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 43Kb
  11. United States: Factsheet on Customs and trade facilitation in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to make it easier for companies trading goods between the EU and the US to get their goods through customs, continue to ensure firms can only export goods which meet our rules and in that way, protect people and the environment.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 74Kb
  12. United States: Textual proposal on Sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS)
    • Abstract: This Chapter applies to all SPS measures that may, directly or indirectly, affect trade between the Parties and shall also apply to collaboration on animal welfare matters. Textual proposals are the European Union's initial proposals for legal text on topics in TTIP. They are was tabled for discussion with the US in negotiating rounds. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 169Kb
  13. United States: Factsheet on Technical barriers to trade (TBTs) in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter, we want to improve the way the EU and the US work together on technical requirements for products, reduce unnecessary repetition and costs of procedures in place for checking products and facilitate access to information on rules applicable to products.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 64Kb
  14. United States: Textual proposal on Competition
    • Abstract: This paper provides further details on some of the elements that the EU proposes to be included in the Antitrust & Mergers part of the Competition chapter. Textual proposal are the European Union's initial proposals for legal text on topics in TTIP. They are was tabled for discussion with the US in negotiating rounds. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and US.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 18Kb
  15. United States: Debating TTIP - Speech
    • Abstract: DSpeech delivered by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström at the Open Europe & Friedrich Naumann Stiftung
    • 11 December 2014
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 225Kb
  16. United States: Civil society stakeholder meeting on the negotiation of chemicals in TTIP
    • Abstract: Team negotiating chemicals in TTIP
    • 25 November 2014
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 258Kb
  17. United States: Outline for provisions on chemicals
    • Abstract: The outline suggests provisions that could be appropriate for the chemicals sector...
    • 21 November 2014
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 94Kb
  18. United States: How to put ideas for cooperation under TTIP into practice – a few examples
    • Abstract: This paper provides descriptions of various processes under REACH and CLP, and is destined to examine possibilities for cooperative interactions with the US authorities with a view to identify areas of cooperation of mutual interest, within the EU and US regulatory systems and respecting the procedures and timetables set therein.
    • 21 November 2014
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 507Kb
  19. United States: TTIP Advisory Group – Meeting on services
    • Abstract: EU negotiators in the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership or TTIP set out the context of EU trade negotiations and services.
    • 21 November 2014
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 484Kb
  20. United States: Chemicals in TTIP – Publication of two additional EU non-papers - Memo
    • Abstract: The proposals concerning chemicals in TTIP have attracted particular attention from stakeholders, and some concerns have been expressed that the inclusion of chemicals-related disciplines in a TTIP Agreement would endanger the high level of environmental and health standards achieved in the EU.
    • 21 November 2014
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 385Kb

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Cecilia Malmström