TTIP Information Center

TTIP Information Center

AmCham Germany provides you with information on current developments surrounding the TTIP negotiations. The TTIP Information Center makes fact-based arguments available to add to a balanced and informed debate about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. AmCham Germany’s Transatlantic Trade and Investment Policy Team regularly provides links to independent studies on the anticipated effects of TTIP

AmCham Germany zum aktuellen Stand der TTIP-Verhandlungen

Joint Statement by the Business Alliance on TTIP:

AmCham Germany's 10 Points for TTIP:

AmCham Germany's Position Paper on TTIP:

  • Transatlantische Handels- und Investitionspartnerschaft: 
    Eine einzigartige Chance (PDF)

A letter from AmCham Germany's President, Bernhard Mattes, on TTIP:

  • "A Letter from the President: July 4, 2013" (PDF)

In May 2013, AmCham Germany published a position paper on TTIP: 

  • "Transatlantische Handels- und Investment Partnerschaft in greifbarer Nähe (AmCham Germany)" (PDF)

September 14, 2016: Neue Studie der FU Berlin zu TTIP

September 13, 2016: Newest Atlantic Council EconoGraphic on TTIP online

September 9, 2016: Kanzlerin Merkel hält an den Verhandlungen mit den USA fest

September 5, 2016: Joint Statement by European Business Groups expressing continued support for TTIP Negotiations

August 29, 2016: AmCham Germany zum aktuellen Stand der TTIP-Verhandlungen

July 28, 2016: B-Brief - Bertelsmann Foundation

July 15, 2016: Conclusion of the 14th Negotiation Round

July 11, 2016: Start of the 14th Negotiation Round (Brussels)

June 21, 2016: Speech by EU Trade Commissioner Malmström

May 17, 2016: New clip of Voices for TTIP released - Kathleen B. Fish, Chief Technology Office, Procter & Gamble

May 11, 2016: Speech by Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Sigmar Gabriel, to the Members of the Bundestag

May 10, 2016: New Study by the Atlantic Council EuroGrowth Initative

April 29, 2016: Conclusion of the 13th Negotiation Round

April 27, 2016: European Commission publishes report on state of play of TTIP negotiations

April 25, 2016: BDI and US Chamber of Commerce present Joint Declaration on TTIP to EU Commissioner Mamlström, USTR Michael Froman and Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

April 25, 2016: Remarks by US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker at the Hannover Fair

April 25, 2016: Joint Press Conference on the occasion of President Obamas visit to Germany

April 24, 2016: Hannover Messe 2016 - Opening Remarks by Chancelor Angela Merkel

April 22, 2016: Transatlantic Take - German Marshall Fund

April 21, 2016: Business Alliance for TTIP Reiterates Call for Comprehensive TTIP Agreement

April 21, 2016: New study by Bertelsmann Foundation on attitudes to global trade and TTIP

April 25-29, 2016: Next TTIP negotiation round takes places in New York

April 19, 2016: Joint Position Statement by VCI, IG BCE and BAVC

March 2016: New study by Bertelsmann Foundation North America

March 21, 2016: EU Commission publishes further documents in ongoing transparency committment

March 18, 2016: GMF Brussels Forum

March 10, 2016: Stocktaking Meeting in Washington D.C.

February 2016: 12th TTIP Negotiation Round

January 27, 2016: AmCham EU launches study "TTIP and the EU Member states"

January 9, 2016: Bundeskanzlerin Dr. Angela Merkel

December 2015: Germany Trade and Invest

November 12, 2015: European Commission

October 29, 2015: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

October 23, 2015: Squire Patton Boggs LLP

Oktober 2015: European Commission

Oktober 2015: The US Chamber of Commerce and BUSINESSEUROPE

September 2015: Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau

September 1, 2015: ForumQualitätsjournalismus

August 21, 2015: European Commission

June 12, 2015: Deutscher Städte- und Gemeindebund

June 11, 2015: The European

June 10, 2015: Die Bundesregierung

June 2, 2015: Dialogforum "Transatlatnische Partnerschaft" im Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi)

May 5, 2015: EU Commission publishes concept paper on investments in TTIP

May 2015: CISG Commentary by James D. Bindenagel

April 2015: Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie

April 20, 2015: EU Commission

April 20, 2015: The International Bar Association

March 2015: EU Commission

February 16, 2015: der VDMA und TTIP

February 12, 2015: WirtschaftsWoche

  • "Freihandel - Fluch oder Segen" mit einem Kommentar von Prof. Dr. Siegfried Elsing, Partner, International Arbitration, Orrick , Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

February 10, 2015: European Commission publishes EU proposal on regulatory cooperation in TTIP

January 26, 2015: Federal Ministry for Economics and Energy

New publication update online: 

January 23, 2015: Squire Patton Boggs

January 8, 2015: GE's Idea Lab

January 7, 2015: EU Commission publishes EU negotiating texts

December 2014: Bundesvereinigung der deutschen Arbeitgeberverbände

December 9, 2014: Welt am Sonntag

November 27, 2014: Börsenzeitung

November 14, 2014: Atlantic Council

October, 9, 2014:
The directives for the negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the European Union and the United States of America have been published online by the European Commission. Pleae download the document via the link

October 7, 2014
Report of the Stakeholder Forum held at the seventh round of the US - EU trade negotiations in Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA.

July 16, 2014
The week of July 14 -18, sees the sixth round of the US- EU trade negotiations in Brussels, Belgium. The European Commission - Directorate of Trade has published a State of Play of TTIP negotiations. Please find it via the link.

April 29, 2014
The fifth round of U.S. - EU negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership will take place in Arlington, Virginia  from May 19 -23, 2014. The negotiation teams will discuss the full range of TTIP issues including trade in goods and services, investment, regulatory issues, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, government procurement, intellectual property rights, electronic commerce and telecommunications, environment, labor, small and medium-sized enterprises, energy and raw materials. (Source: Office of the United States Trade Representative)

March 19, 2014: 
Summary on the fourth round of TTIP negotiations in Brussels // Ein Überblick der Ergebnisse der vierten Verhandlungsrunde:

  • Wichtigste Punkte in der aktuellen Diskussion sind RegulierungDienstleistungen und Daseinsvorsorge sowie Investitionsschutz und Investor-Staat-Streitigkeiten
  • Den Bericht finden Sie hier.
  • Einbeziehung der Öffentlichkeit und demokratische Kontrolledurch die TTIP Advisory Group. Die Advisory Group besteht aus 14 Vertretern aus den Bereichen Wirtschaft, Gewerkschaft, Verbraucherschutz, Umwelt, Gesundheit und hat ihren ersten Bericht "We're listening and enganging" veröffentlich. Die Vertreter beraten den EU-Chefunterhändler De Gucht und haben weitreichende Akteneinsicht. 

March 10-14, 2014: 
Fourth round of TTIP negotiations in Brussels. Please see more at http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1020

February 18, 2014
EU-US Handelsabkommen. Darstellung der Europäischen Kommission // EU-US Trade Agreement - General Argumentaire of the European Commission:

 December 20, 2013
Third round of TTIP negotiations concluded 

 November 15, 2013
Second round of TTIP negotiations concluded

 October 1, 2013: Atlantic Council / Bertelsmann Foundation / British Embassy in Washington

  • "TTIP and the Fifty States: Jobs and Growth from Coast to Coast" (PDF)

 August 30, 2013: BDI (Federation of German Industry)

  • "German Industry's Priorities for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)" (PDF)

 July 12, 2013: European Commission

  • "EU and US conclude first round of TTIP negotiations in Washington" (PDF)

 July 12, 2013: Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR)

  • "Statement by US Trade Representative Froman on the First Round of TTIP Negotiations" (Website)

June 14, 2013: European Commission

  • "TTIP: Commissioner Karel De Gucht welcomes Members States' green light to start negotiations" (PDF)

Livia Fischer

Manager, Government Relations

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