Daniel Caspary ist Mitglied des Europäischen Parlaments für die CDU und seit September 2014 Parlamentarischer Geschäftsführer der deutschen CDU/CSU Fraktion. In diesem Video beantwortet er Zuschauerfragen.
Faced with strong disagreement between the Conservatives and the Socialists on the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism, European Parliament President Martin Schulz has decided to cancel the plenary vote on the draft resolution on TTIP. Europolitics interviewed MEPs Daniel Caspary (EPP, Germany) and Maria Arena (S&D, Belgium) on the state of play.
“The European Parliament’s trade committee has voted a resolution, giving recommendations to the European Commission for the ongoing negotiations concerning the EU-US free trade agreement TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). (…)”
New, rising economic powers in the developing world make an EU-US trade agreement ever more important to establish common standards to speed up the flow of trade. Sticking points include agricultural products, public procurement and aviation.
“The EU and the US can boost both their economies by lowering trade barriers through the so-called TTIP trade talks. The EPP Group supports the effort, while standing by European consumer and environmental standards. (…)”
The US of A… land of the Free, land of opportunity. And the land the EU has set it’s sights on for it’s next Free Trade Agreement.
Politiker werben mit gigantischen Wachstumsraten, Millionen neuer Jobs und billigeren Produkten für die Verbraucher. Aber in ganz Europa regt sich Widerstand gegen das Freihandelsabkommen mit den USA.
“MEPs seek to prise open public procurement markets of foreign countries that benefit handsomely from Europe’s open markets and to improve procurement processes here. (…)”
“The European Union has launched a case against Brazil at the World Trade Organisation over import taxes – covering everything from cars to computers. (…)”
Interview with EPP TV about the chances an EU-US Free Trade Agreement will see the light of day.