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  1. 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
  2. United States: Textual proposal on Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)
    • Abstract: 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. United States: Factsheet on Government-to-government dispute settlement (GGDS) in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to set up an effective way of sorting out differences between governments in the EU or US on TTIP, base ourselves on a system already in place at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and ensure our system is fully transparent.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  7. 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
  8. United States: Textual proposal on Customs and trade facilitation
    • Abstract: 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
  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
  10. United States: EU position paper on test-case on functional equivalence
    • Abstract: As part of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a possible approach for assessing equivalence between EU and US motor vehicle regulations has been proposed. While, indeed, it is widely understood that there are differences with regard to individual technical requirements on motor vehicle safety, the overall level of safety in each of the regions can generally be regarded as equivalent.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  11. United States: Textual proposal on subsidies
    • Abstract: This paper provides further details on some of the elements that the EU proposes to be included in the Subsidy Chapter. 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
  12. United States: Factsheet on Pharmaceuticals in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter, we want to make it easier and cheaper to sell some US medicines on the EU market, and EU medicines in the US and support each other as we develop regulations in new areas.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  13. 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
  14. United States: Factsheet on Chemicals in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to enable EU and US regulators to work more closely together using existing bodies, avoid unnecessary costs for EU forms from regulations which are different in the EU and US and respect the EU's strict standards that protect people and the environment.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  15. United States: Factsheet on Cosmetics in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to enable EU and US regulators to work together on things like safety tests and product labelling and speed up the time taken to test and approve new products.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  16. United States: Factsheet on Information and communication technology (ICT) in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to improve the way we enforce regulations and protect consumers, make it easier for EU firms to export to the US and cut unnecessary costs which they face.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  17. United States: Factsheet on Competition policy in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to agree rules to stop firms colluding to fix prices or abusing market power, ensure private companies can compete with state-owned ones on equal terms and make sure that if a government in the EU or US subsidises a company, it does so transparently.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. United States: Factsheet on Trade in goods and customs duties in TTIP
    • Abstract: In this chapter we want to: remove customs duties and other barriers to trade, stimulate the economy and create jobs and help EU companies grow and compete worldwide.
    • 7 January 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF

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