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29 Apr 2015    Working Papers
Cottier, Thomas , Egger, Peter , Francois, Joseph , MILE 02, Anirudh Shingal , Sieber-Gasser, Charlotte


Potential Impacts of an EU-US Free Trade Agreement on the Swiss Economy and External Economic Relations

Study on behalf of SECO by Thomas Cottier (WTI), Peter Egger (ETH Zurich), Joseph Francois (WTI), Miriam Manchin (UCL), Anirudh Shingal (WTI) and Charlotte Sieber-Gasser (WTI)

Abstract

In 2013 the European Union and the United States launched the negotiations for a wide-reaching trade agreement with the title "Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership" (TTIP or T-tip). These negotiations cover trade in goods as well as trade in services and Investments. All services sectors are included. In 2014, under a mandate from SECO the World Trade Institute of Berne (WTI) finalised a study entitled "Potential Impacts of a EU-US Free Trade Agreement on the Swiss Economy and External Economic Relations", which aims at assessing the consequences of such an agreement on the Swiss economy and foreign trade.

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