Europe Must Commit to Foreign Direct Investment

By Shaun Donnelly

Investment Policy Central

“In July 2013, the U.S. and the European Union finally launched formal negotiations for a comprehensive free trade and investment agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or “TTIP.” This proposed agreement would include binding commitments from both sides to swing the doors wide open to investment, what negotiators call Foreign Direct Investment or “FDI,” from the other side of the Atlantic.  We at USCIB think this is absolutely the right policy approach – that FDI, both inward and outward, can help drive economic growth, job creation, and global competitiveness in the context of a high standard TTIP agreement.”

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