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United States | Brussels, 24 July 2013

The EU presents its TTIP negotiating team

The European Commission is negotiating on behalf of all 28 member states. Negotiations are led by the Directorate General (DG) for Trade under the leadership of the Chief Negotiator, Ignacio Garcia Bercero, with the support of experts from other parts of the Commission.

All in all, nine other Directorates General, as well as the Secretariat General, are involved in the negotiations. Those include: DG Internal Market, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, DG Enterprise and Industry, DG Taxation and Customs Union, DG Environment, DG Climate, DG Energy, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, and DG Competition.