Trade & investment policy

Peter Fuchs – Executive Board, Trade and Investment Policy
Tel.: +49 – (0)30 – 540 324 33
E-mail: Peter.Fuchs(at)power-shift.de

Alessa Hartmann – Trade and Investment Policy
Tel: +49 – (0)30 – 278 756 32
E-mail: Alessa.Hartmann(at)power-shift.de

News / Events / Publications

New Factsheet: Ruthless exploitation in the raw materials sector: How corporations are using the investment court system to enforce their interests

Our new factsheet: “Ruthless exploitation in the raw materials sector: How corporations are using the investment court system to enforce their interests” is all about investors suing the state.
It explores the roots of the investor-state dispute settlement systems – as a mechanism protecting colonial investments from expropriation- and traces its development until today. But the paper also takes a …

Register Now! Multiplier Seminar on Raw Material Policies in Brussels

Invitation: Multiplier Seminar on Raw Material Policies in Brussels

from Wednesday, 8th November, 20:00
till Friday, 10th November, 17:00h

The European Union is one of the biggest importers of raw materials in the world. Its resource consumption is far above a sustainable level on a global scale. Products “Made in the EU” like cars, electronics or chemicals contain raw materials …

CETA and public health: “The unhealthy side effects of CETA”

CETA and public health: “The unhealthy side effects of CETA”

We are glad that the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) has added an additional chapter to our main
publication Making Sense of CETA II which was published in 2016. In this chapter, the authors Zoltán Massay-Kosubek and George Thurley
explore the possible damages CETA threatens to inflict to public health.…

Factsheet: We make the rules! How the EU intervenes in the sovereign fiscal policy of resource-rich countries

Raw materials, including raw materials for energy production, as well as semi-finished products, and components make up two thirds of all EU imports; more than half of these imports are transported to Germany. Germany’s status as ‘export world champion’ means that it relies on imports, including those of ferrous raw materials. In fact, Germany is particularly dependent on imports of …

Making Sense of CETA: 2nd edition

 

Joint press statement by S2B, PowerShift, AbL, BUND, Forum Umwelt & Entwicklung

European and Canadian NGOs call for an immediate halt of the CETA free trade agreement

A new study gives an analysis of the contents of European-Canadian trade agreement CETA

Berlin/Bratislava/Brussels, 22nd September 2016cover_web_small

Important decisions on the European-Canadian free trade agreement CETA will shortly be taken on …