The European Union (EU) and the United States (US) are negotiating a trade agreement known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Dutch consumers and businesses stand to gain from this deal. Currently, the negotiations are on hold. No new negotiating round has been planned.
Ploumen: TTIP paused
23-09-2016 | 18:00
Foreign trade minister Lilianne Ploumen has announced that it will not be possible to conclude a free trade and investment...
European Commission adopts Ploumen’s TTIP investment protection proposals
16-09-2015 | 16:42
Foreign trade and development cooperation minister Lilianne Ploumen has welcomed today’s detailed proposal from the European...
Ploumen calls for equitable economic growth
15-09-2015 | 10:43
The world has seen a considerable reduction in extreme poverty since the turn of the century. Yet the gap between rich and poor...