BUSINESS COALITION FOR TRANSATLANTIC TRADE

MISSION
The Business Coalition for Transatlantic Trade (BCTT) seeks to promote growth, jobs, and competitiveness on both sides of the Atlantic through an ambitious, comprehensive and high-standard trade and investment agreement between the United States and the European Union.

STRUCTURE
BCTT’s Steering Committee is co-chaired by major companies with significant equities in the transatlantic economy as well as many of the major multi-sectoral industry organizations.  The coalition has several issue-specific working groups as well as a broad-based general membership.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce serves as the secretariat for the coalition.

  • Corporate Co-chairs:  Amway, Dow, FedEx, Ford, GE, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan Chase, Lilly, MetLife and UPS.
  • Partner Associations:  Business Roundtable, Coalition of Service Industries, Emergency Committee for American Trade, National Association of Manufacturers, National Foreign Trade Council, Trans-Atlantic Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Council for International Business.
  • Working Groups: Subject to change as the negotiations unfold 
    • Goods
    • Food & Agriculture / SPS
    • Supply Chain / Trade Facilitation
    • Services 
    • Mobility / Visa Issues
    • Regulatory Cooperation (Horizontal / TBT / Sector-Specific)
    • Digital Trade
    • Competition Policy
    • Procurement
    • Investment
    • Intellectual Property Rights

NEXT STEPS

The coalition continues to provide inputs to American and European negotiators.  We will continue this work as well as our efforts to generate the bipartisan support needed to promote continued progress in the negotiations.


For more information, please contact Garrett Workman
  at gworkman@uschamber.com.

 

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