TTIP: Setting global standards while bringing local benefits

TTIP: Setting global standards while bringing local benefits


Brussels and Washington have been buzzing this spring. The ambitions of the EU and the US mark the start of a new season for trade and investment, and the alliance’ position in the world. Soon the political momentum will shift towards the actual negotiations which are due to start after the summer. It will be a highly technical process. Now is the time to step down from the skyhigh ambitions, and to assess the hard work ahead, if we want to live up to the promise of transatlantic bloom....


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