Commissioner Cecilia Malmström meets with US Trade Representative in Brussels

EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrӧm meets today with US Trade Representative Michael Froman in Brussels as part of the joint efforts to keep up an accelerated pace in the negotiations for a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

The meeting will focus on market access issues, notably services, public procurement and industrial tariffs. The Commissioner and the Trade Representative will take stock of negotiations and build on recent progress made, notably in the field of regulatory cooperation. In the evening, the two will take part in the German Marshall Fund’s Brussels Forum, where they will participate in a discussion on TTIP and other trade issues moderated by David Ignatius of the Washington Post.