17 Apr 2015
EUROPEAN COMMISSION DAILY NEWS – 17 APRILBrussels Daily
Ninth round of TTIP negotiations
From 20-24 April the ninth round of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations between the EU and the US will take place in New York. During the 9th round, the US will host a stakeholder forum during which EU and US negotiators will exchange views with interested stakeholders. The forum will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 11:00 – 16:30 and is open to the press. EU chief negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero and US chief negotiator Dan Mullaney will hold the closing press conference on Friday, April 24, 2015 in New York.
EUROSTAT: EU28 current account surplus €20.4 bn – €14.3 bn surplus for trade in services
The EU28 seasonally adjusted external current account recorded a surplus of €20.4 billion in February 2015, compared with a surplus of €19.5 bn in January 2015 and a surplus of €7.5 bn in February 2014, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. A press release is available here.
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