10 things you should know about TTIP

Jordens Vänner has nicely compiled 10 points that everyone should know about the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The document is in Swedish and can be downloaded by clicking on this image:

10 saker att veta om TTIP

 

For those who do not understand Swedish, the 10 points start like this:

1) TTIP is about more than just trade
2) Foreign businesses will be able to sue States beyond national justice systems
3) TTIP can mean more chemicals in toys and cosmetics
4) TTIP can lead to more GMOs, chlorine chicken and growth hormone in the EU
5) TTIP is bad for the climate
6) TTIP can mean the end of the precautionary principle
7) TTIP can bring restrictions on public sector procurement of local and sustainable products
8) The economical benefits of TTIP are strongly overvalued
9) Negotiations are taking place behind closed doors
10) A so-called regulatory council will take the power away from national governments

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