Political Factors in the Negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in the U.S. - International Reports
Political Factors in the Negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in the U.S.
For more than a year, the EU and the United States have been discussing a transatlantic free trade agreement. On the American side, the political calendar plays a significant role in the negotiation process. With regard to the next Presidential Elections in 2016, time is running out to seal an agreement. In Congress, the debate is controversial. What other factors determine the approach to and outcome of TTIP in the United States?