52 French trade unions, consumer rights organisations, farmers and NGOs asked President Macron to keep his campaign promise and ask Brussels to suspend the provisional application of the trade agreement CETA between the EU and Canada, in order to meet the concerns shared by SMEs about the treaty’s negative impact
After the CETA vote by EU Trade ministers has been postponed, European Stop TTIP and CETA campaigns organised the Citizens’ CETA Summit on 20th of October, 2016 in Brussels. During this summit, international experts as well as local representatives expressed their opposition to CETA. Furthermore, a joint declaration was signed.
Veblen Institute, France published a fact sheet on public procurement. Here the paper’s key conclusions regarding CETA/TTIP & SMEs: → Better access to public procurement contracts in the USA for a very small number of European SMEs → Greater competition on the national and European public procurement markets given the
Regulatory cooperation in CETA potentially has profound implications. It is part of a broader international effort by the rich countries and their companies to control domestic regulation through international trade agreements that override domestic laws. In CETA, regulatory cooperation in principle covers a vast area, both goods and services, trade
SME against CETA/TTIP initiatives from Germany, Austria and the Netherlands call on the EU’s trade ministers to reject the signature of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada. The trade ministers are gathering in Bratislava today to discuss the ratification of the CETA agreement. The agreement is highly
The US-American agricultural sector differs significantly from it’s European counterpart. The United States has a more industrial-sized agroindustry with a completely different cost-structure in areas like wheat-cultivation, beef, sugar and milk, whereas the European agricultural sector is mainly composed of smaller sized farms. To protect European farmers, the EU is