Why it’s so Difficult for my Company to Sell to the U.S. – and How TTIP Could Change All That

02/29/2016 Economy

(euractiv.com) The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will help improve the way we trade with each other, which can help our economy and keep Europe prosperous, writes Carl Martin Welcker. Carl Martin Welcker is Managing Partner of Alfred H. Schütte GmbH in Cologne and Vice President of the German Engineering Association VDMA.

As a European entrepreneur, I know how important it is for the success of my business to sell our products around the world. My company, which employs around 600 people in Cologne, Germany, builds machine tools which manufacture spark plugs and other devices. Most likely, the spark plugs that are in your car are produced using the machines we make. More