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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

A series of announcements and publications relating to the trade negotiations between the European Union and the United States.

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a free trade agreement currently under negotiation between the EU and the USA.

The government meets with representatives from industry, consumer groups, trade unions, non-governmental organisations and other civil society groups on a regular basis to update and consult them on the on-going negotiations.

To find out more, contact: ttip.team@bis.gsi.gov.uk.

Latest on the negotiations

The European Commission regularly publishes information on TTIP, including EU negotiating texts and updates after every negotiating round.

Potential impact of TTIP

The UK government and the European Commission have commissioned independent economic analyses and explained the potential impacts of TTIP.

Public concerns

The government and the European Commission are also responding to public concerns.

The European Commission has publicly responded to concerns that TTIP will affect the way the NHS is run. A letter from the EU chief negotiator can be found on the European Commission website.

How Parliament is involved

The UK Parliament is updated regularly on developments, through the European Scrutiny Committees of both Houses. The House of Lords launched an enquiry into TTIP and has reported their conclusions and recommendations.

Announcements

  1. Ken Clarke discusses proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with professional business services

    • Press release
  2. Reassurance on consumer protection in EU-US trade deal

    • Press release
  3. Lord Livingston comments on the third round of negotiations between the EU and US for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    • News story
  4. Study: TTIP could create jobs, boost exports for all 50 US states

    • World news story
  5. British American Business speech

    • Speech
  6. Lord Green comments on the first round of negotiations between the EU and US for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

    • News story
  7. G8 Summit: US & EU trade statement

    • Speech
  8. Small businesses speak up on US-EU trade deal

    • News story
  9. EU - US Free Trade Agreement

    • Speech
Published 8 July 2013
Last updated 16 February 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added letter from EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström which corrects some of the misconceptions about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the NHS.
  2. Joint letter from UK and 13 other member states to Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, setting out the need for the TTIP to be comprehensive and ambitious.
  3. Letter from Vince Cable to all MPs on TTIP added to How Parliament Involved section.
  4. Government response to the House of Lords report and mythbusting leaflet added.
  5. Added link to the House of Lords TTIP inquiry report, changed end date of the European Commission consultation on investment protection issues and added 'Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Investor-State Dispute Settlement frequently asked questions'
  6. Added links to Cabinet Office press release and TTIP leaflet
  7. Lord Livingston comments on third round on negotiations between the EU and US for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
  8. First published.