The TTIP trade deal is lost at sea

Holmes, Peter and Dawar, Kamala (2016) The TTIP trade deal is lost at sea. The Conversation. ISSN 2201-5639

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The future of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and European Union seems bleak. Beset by doubts and stumbling alongside the UK’s referendum on EU membership, the TTIP is starting to look like an awful lot of effort for unremarkable gains. US president Barack Obama may have given the negotiation process a shot in the arm in recent weeks, but there is a good possibility that a deal will not be struck during his administration. After that, all bets are off.

So why has such a major piece of international deal-making found it so hard to make headway, and what are the chances of a deal ever being done?

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF1701 Tariff. Free trade. Protectionism
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Depositing User: Kamala Dawar
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2016 08:42
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2017 17:37

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