A twelfth round of EU-US trade talks will take place in Brussels from Monday 22 to Friday 26 February 2016.
The talks will help pave the way for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, between the EU and the US. Negotiators will discuss all three main parts of the agreement, namely market access, regulatory cooperation, and rules.
Read here the Commission Overview
Read here the European Parliament’s recommendations.
Stakeholder outreach – Wednesday 24 February
As in previous rounds, TTIP negotiators will spend a day hearing from, and then debriefing, a wide range of stakeholders.
1. Stakeholder presentations event (Morning)
Stakeholders will have the opportunity to explain their views on TTIP related-issues to EU and US negotiators, and other interested stakeholders. Members of the press will also attend.
2. Chief negotiators’ briefing to stakeholders (Afternoon)
EU and US chief negotiators will brief stakeholders in detail on the status of the negotiations and will exchange views with them.
Press and media briefing – Friday 26 February (Afternoon)
The Commission will hold a media briefing at the end of the talks in the afternoon of Friday 26 February.
The public will be able to follow the press conference live as an EbS webstream.
Find out more about TTIP
Visit the EU’s dedicated webpages for:
- updates throughout the week as the negotiations take place
- background information about the TTIP trade talks now underway.