A brief on the politics and economics of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (2016:7epa)

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The negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US began in July 2013 with the ambition to conclude the negotiations before the end of President Barack Obama´s term in January 2017. This brief outlines what the parties are trying to achieve, potential sticking points, the interdependence of the EU and US economies and the potential gains of a successful agreement.

The publication is in English and is a part of the SIEPS project The EU as a global power.

Håkan Nordström is an independent trade policy consultant. He has previously worked for the World Trade Organization in Geneva and the National Board of Trade in Stockholm.