TTIP

Outcomes of TTIP and Mercosur hinge on what happens with CETA – Carthy

Outcomes of TTIP and Mercosur hinge on what happens with CETA – Carthy

The outcome of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will determine what happens with other trade deals such as TTIP...

January 11, 2017

TTIP trade deal is dead in the water – Harkin

TTIP trade deal is dead in the water – Harkin

“Hello Trump: Goodbye TTIP.” This was the view expressed by MEP Marian Harkin regarding the prospects of the TTIP trade...

November 11, 2016

What other trade agreements is the EU working on aside from CETA?

What other trade agreements is the EU working on aside from CETA?

EU Member States are currently considering signing the free trade agreement (FTA) with Canada this month, but the Comprehensive Economic Trade...

October 23, 2016

Further calls for ending of TTIP negotiations

Further calls for ending of TTIP negotiations

France has called for an end the ongoing trade negotiations under the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and...

August 30, 2016

‘The Commission is making steady progress in the ongoing TTIP negotiations’

‘The Commission is making steady progress in the ongoing TTIP negotiations’

The European Commission is making steady progress in the ongoing Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations, Margaritis Schinas, the Commission’s spokesperson...

August 29, 2016

‘TTIP is politically dead, at least for the time being’

‘TTIP is politically dead, at least for the time being’

It is clear now that TTIP is politically dead, at least for the time being, Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy...

August 29, 2016

Farmers are most worried about the ramifications of TTIP

Farmers are most worried about the ramifications of TTIP

Farmers, more than any other socio-economic group, are most worried about the impact of world trade deals such as the Transatlantic...

July 26, 2016

Food safety and production standards won’t be sold out for a TTIP deal – Creed

Food safety and production standards won’t be sold out for a TTIP deal – Creed

The new Minister for Agriculture has said that the standards of food production and food safety will not be compromised...

June 10, 2016

Creed and Hogan meet to discuss agriculture’s ‘many challenges’

Creed and Hogan meet to discuss agriculture’s ‘many challenges’

Michael Creed met with European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Phil Hogan, yesterday evening for the first time since...

May 13, 2016

Pics from today’s ICSA protest on Mercosur and TTIP

Pics from today’s ICSA protest on Mercosur and TTIP

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) is protesting outside the EU Commission offices today due to the potential...

May 4, 2016

ICSA to protest today against Mercosur and TTIP trade deals

ICSA to protest today against Mercosur and TTIP trade deals

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) is to protest today, Wednesday May 4, in Dublin against the proposed Mercosur...

May 3, 2016

Will the US supply more beef to the EU under TTIP?

Will the US supply more beef to the EU under TTIP?

Ongoing negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) raises questions about what a potential deal may look like...

March 17, 2016

‘EU/US Trade Deal will require Irish referendum’ – Carthy MEP

‘EU/US Trade Deal will require Irish referendum’ – Carthy MEP

A legal opinion obtained Sinn Féin MEP, Matt Carthy has established that an Irish referendum will be required if the...

March 13, 2016

EU Member States will have a major say in the outcome of TTIP – Hogan

EU Member States will have a major say in the outcome of TTIP – Hogan

All Member States of the European Parliment will have a major say in the outcome of the TTIP negotiations, according...

November 30, 2015

‘TTIP must see significant US movement this week or it won’t happen till 2019’

‘TTIP must see significant US movement this week or it won’t happen till 2019’

The ongoing TTIP negotiations must see ‘significant movement from the US’ this week, or no agreement will be secured until...

October 27, 2015

‘TTIP needs to tackle red tape and non-tariff trade barriers’

‘TTIP needs to tackle red tape and non-tariff trade barriers’

Red tape and non-tariff barriers to trade need to be tackled in the current Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks,...

October 22, 2015

‘Beef is the sector most vulnerable to a bad TTIP deal’

‘Beef is the sector most vulnerable to a bad TTIP deal’

Beef is the sector that is most vulnerable to a bad Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal, according to...

July 20, 2015

EU will keep restrictions on hormones and growth promoters under TTIP – Minister

EU will keep restrictions on hormones and growth promoters under TTIP – Minister

The EU will keep its restrictions on hormones and growth promoters in livestock farming in the proposed US and EU...

April 10, 2015