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  • White House Blog: Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) Questions and Answers

    Over the last 50 years, 180 countries have entered into more than 3,000 agreements that provide investment protections, the vast majority of which have some form of neutral arbitration. European countries are party to more than 1400 of those agreements. The U.S. is party to about 50. 

  • Europolitics Interviews Ambassador Gardner on Ukraine, T-TIP, More

    I’m confident we will see at the next round in early February, and following this round, some concrete proposals to show the public that the fresh start is indeed fresh and that we are making progress. 

  • USTR Froman, Trade Commissioner Malmstrom Discuss Next T-TIP Steps

    We just finished a very good set of discussions where we reviewed the state of the negotiations to date and reaffirmed our commitment to an ambitious, comprehensive, high standard T-TIP, USTR Froman said after a December 8 meeting with Trade Commissioner Malmstrom. 

  • Secretary Kerry: T-TIP Aiming for High Standards

    This is an agreement which seeks to raise practices in trade to the highest common denominator, not the lowest, the Secretary said in Brussels on December 3. 

  • USTR Froman, Commissioner Malmström Focus on T-TIP

    U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman met November 21 with EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström in Brussels, Belgium to discuss T-TIP, says a USTR statement. The meeting was their first face-to-face meeting and an opportunity to discuss their work on a fresh start to the negotiations. 

  • USTR Froman on the Strategic Case for Trade

    As developments in Russia and Ukraine trigger deep unease, T-TIP reminds the world that our trans-Atlantic partnership is second-to-none, USTR Froman said in remarks at the Wilson Center on Nov 19. 

  • USTR Froman: It's Critical We Succeed with T-TIP

    We now have an opportunity to take the transatlantic partnership to a new and higher level, USTR Froman said in Rome on October 14.  

  • USTR Froman on T-TIP's Progress, Challenges

    USTR Froman says that among the many beneficiaries of T-TIP, small businesses could stand to gain the most; that neither the U.S. nor the EU will accept a race to the bottom when it comes to regulation; and that nothing in T-TIP will prevent governments from regulating in the public interest. 

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WEEKLY COUNTRY PROFILE: Spain

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    In 2012, Spain had a Gross Domestic Product of $1.3 trillion dollars and a per capita income of $28.7 thousand dollars.  In 2010, Spain was the eleventh largest investor in the U.S. and is the sixth fastest growing source of FDI in the United States.  Spanish companies succeeding in tapping into opportunities in the United States especially in the energy, environmental, infrastructure, banking sectors and others.

     

  • In 2013, Spain exported $11.7 billion dollars of goods to the United States. Total Spanish foreign investment in the U.S. in 2012 was $47.4 billion.

  • In 2013, the U.S. had $10.2 billion dollars in exports to Spain. 2012 U.S. foreign direct investment in Spain was $31.4 billion.

U.S.-EU Trade Stats

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    5 million EU jobs were supported by exports to the U.S. in 2008.
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    Transatlantic trade represented 30% of global GDP in 2012.
  • Icon for Agriculture
    U.S. exported $9.9 billion in agricultural products to the EU in 2012.
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    62% of U.S. Foreign Direct Investment comes directly from the EU.
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    Pharmaceuticals accounted for 10% of U.S. imports from the EU in 2012.
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    U.S.-EU investments in each others’ economies reached $3.7 trillion in 2011.