Cornelia Primosch is joined by Pia Ahrenkilde Hansen, spokeswoman of the European Commission, to discuss Europe’s expectations of this week’s round of negotiations between the USA and the EU.
The negotiations between the EU and the USA for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) continue. After a delay due to the US government shutdown the second round of negotiations will be held this week in Brussels. The key topics of this round will be services, investments, energy and raw materials as well as regulatory issues. The issue of public procurement was already discussed during the first round of negotiations. The next negotiations will take place on December 16th in Washington D.C.