Design of Trade Agreements (DESTA) Database

Mapping international trade agreements and exploring causes and effects.
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TTIP and public opinion

Survey experiment shows that public opinion on TTIP can still be formed – full paper at ...

Japan EU Trade Agreement: Conclusion of the 10th Negotiation Round

Issues to be included in the Japan-EU trade deal: tariffs, public procurement, railways, services, investment, competition, rules of origin, customs and trade facilitation, intellectual property rights, including geographical indications, dispute ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership (Dis-)Agreement

Ten things to know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal under by the U.S., Japan and 10 other nations. See: http://blogs.wsj.com/briefly/2015/04/30/trans-pacific-partnership-at-a-glance/#twitter Fast Track in US (is vital to closing the ...

8th round of the TTIP negotiations(2-6 February, Brussels)

Stakeholders Event during the 8th round of Negotiations: http://www.sice.oas.org/TPD/USA_EU/Negotiations/8th_round_e.pdf TTIP final day press conference: http://www.sice.oas.org/TPD/USA_EU/Negotiations/8th_round_Final_day_press_conference.pdf This was the 1st round taking place under the new European Commission. See http://www.vieuws.eu/foreign-affairs/brussels-briefing-on-trade-all-you-need-to-know-for-february-2-16/ EU negotiations texts online. See http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1230 ...

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