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10th July 2015 / Politics / Trade and Investment

Politics: Euractiv.cz: Question for Czech MEPs: What could be the bottleneck in TTIP negotiations?

On 8 June Members of the European Parliament approved the non-binding resolution on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with 436 YES votes against 241 NO votes. The negotiations on the TTIP were blocked by the disagreement on the issue of the so-called ISDS mechanism (Investo...
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21st June 2015 / Politics / Trade and Investment

Politics: Conference on TTIP in Ostrava, 17 June 2015

On 17 June 2015, the Conference on TTIP took place in Ostrava. Videos from the conference in Czech are available here: TTIP from the European Union perspective - Jolana Mungengová, European Commission, DG Trade TTIP from the perspective of national interests - Dita Charanzová, MEP, ANO TTIP fro...
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10th June 2015 / Politics / Trade and Investment

Politics: European Parliament postpones vote and debate on TTIP

On 9 June 2015, the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz postponed vote on TTIP, the reason being more than 200 proposed amendments to the material. The EP's plenary debate on TTIP planned for 10 June was cancelled. The resolution on TTIP was sent back to the International Trade Commit...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic