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

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 …

Multiplier Seminar: „EU Raw Materials Policies and Resource Justice“

Multiplier Seminar: „EU Raw Materials Policies and Resource Justice“

Romania, Bucharest: 2016, September 29, 30

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 often coming from countries …

New leaked documents show Five EU Member States shamelessly attempting to quietly institutionalise ISDS throughout Europe

Leaked Documents show Five EU Member States shamelessly attempting to quietly institutionalise ISDS throughout Europe

Press Release – Thursday 19th May, 2016 

Amsterdam / Berlin / Brussels / Paris / Vienna

In an astonishing move which ignores the opinion of millions of citizens who oppose ISDS, the governments of Austria, France, Finland, Germany and the Netherlands (AFFGN) have made a …

New: “Investment protection in CETA: a critical analysis” by PowerShift, Campact & TTIP-Unfairhandelbar

PowerShift, Campact & TTIP-Unfairhandelbar (Ed.): Investment Protection in the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA): a critical analysis
CETA investment chapter and ISDS process a massive extension of investor privileges on both sides of the Atlantic. Briefing Paper, Berlin, May 12th, 2016.

Free download: Powershift / Campact / TTIP_Unfairhandelbar (Ed.): Investment Protection in CETA: A critical analysis_May2016-final

The …