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  • Media Advisory:
    A CAUTIOUS APPROACH TO CREATING A TRANS-ATLANTIC MARKETPLACE

    Poll shows Germans and Americans support EU-US trade pact in principle; wary of details

    WASHINGTON, DC (April 9, 2014) - Publics in Germany and the United States support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and trade expansion in general, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center in association with the Bertelsmann Foundation. But when it comes to specifics, Americans and Germans are wary of many details of this far-reaching initiative, which aims to reduce or eliminate tariffs on merchandise trade, remove restrictions on investment and find common technological and regulatory standards.

  • Media Advisory:
    TTIP TALKS ONE YEAR ON: CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM REMAINS

    Stakeholder survey shows narrower agreement and longer negotiations now seen likely

    WASHINGTON, DC (March 24, 2014) – Stakeholders remain optimistic that a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal can be reached, but they believe a less comprehensive agreement will result from more protracted talks, according to a Bertelsmann Foundation-Atlantic Council survey released today on the eve of a US-EU summit. The survey, a follow-up to a similar 2013 poll, gauges the attitudes of more than 300 individuals on both sides of the Atlantic nearly one year after formal TTIP negotiations began. TTIP will be on the agenda at the March 26 Brussels summit.

  • Media Advisory:
    THE PACIFIC PUMAS: LATIN AMERICA'S ECONOMIC HOPE?

    Good governance and liberal economic policy in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru set regional examples; group is key partner for US, Europe

    WASHINGTON, DC (March 13, 2014) - By embracing political and economic stability, international trade and global integration, the countries of the Pacific Alliance ― Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru ― have emerged as high-growth states that should be key partners of the US and Europe, according to a Bertelsmann Foundation study released today. The group already serves as an example to neighboring countries and is poised to assume a position of regional leadership.

  • Media Advisory:
    TTIP: EXPORT GAINS IN KEY U.S. INDUSTRIAL SECTORS

    Largest export growth to be seen in motor vehicles, metals and processed foods

    WASHINGTON, DC (March 10, 2014) - A comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the United States and the European Union would significantly boost exports from 14 key US industrial sectors, according to a new study conducted by the Bertelsmann Foundation, the Atlantic Council and the British Embassy in Washington, DC.

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