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Reuters/Francois Lenoir - European Trade Commissioner-designate Cecilia Malmstrom of Sweden arrives at a hearing before the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade at the EU Parliament in Brussels September 29, 2014.

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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: A Fresh Start for 2015

December 12, 2014, Miriam Sapiro

Miriam Sapiro discusses trade priorities and next steps on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) following a recent visit with European Union Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström.

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  • In the News

    Sealing a [US-Europe] trade deal by the end of 2015 would take nonstop work.

    December 16, 2014, Miriam Sapiro, Financial Times
  • Paper | The German Marshall Fund of the United States

    November 2014, Amadou Sy

  • Paper

    Turkey and the European Union: A Journey in the Unknown

    November 2014, Nathalie Tocci

  • Opinion | Politico Magazine

    November 18, 2014, Joshua Meltzer

  • In the News

    If the pieces fall into place, it will take a while, but I do think the combined impact of new trade agreements with Asia and Europe will lead to very positive results for the United States over the next few years, although obviously not by 2015.

    November 16, 2014, Miriam Sapiro, Wall Street Journal
  • In the News

    I expect that the Senate Republicans will try to move quickly on Trade Promotion Authority and the House Republicans as well. But they still will want and need Democratic support for that to happen and a strong push by the White House.

    November 5, 2014, Miriam Sapiro, Financial Times
  • In the News

    It's no secret that both the US and Europe think their standards are higher. There's no need to resolve that question, but there is a need to figure out how both systems can work better together. I hear broader support for TTIP at the moment, but it will course depend on the negotiators bringing home a strong package, including on agriculture.

    November 5, 2014, Miriam Sapiro, International Business Times
  • In the News

    The eleven countries that already have free trade agreements with the US should work together to harmonize them through a new Trans-American Partnership that would eventually lead other countries like Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay to join. The initiative however, has to come from Latin America.

    October 31, 2014, Ernesto Talvi, The Associated Press
  • Event Video | The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation

    October 29, 2014, Miriam Sapiro

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