MEPs call for maintenance of industrial mineral duties under TTIP deal
Published: Friday, 27 March 2015
European Parliament committees have come together to discuss duties on US mineral imports in light of the new Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between the EU and US. MEPs are likely to argue against the removal of tariffs for fear that US imports could undercut EU production in energy intensive industries.
By Keith Nuthall
The European Parliament's industry, research and energy
committee has called for the maintenance of tariffs protecting
energy intensive industries in the European Union (EU), such as
the industrial minerals sector, following trade deal talks with
This committee is one of 14 that will be giving...