EU and US hold first Trade and Technology Council meeting
The EU and the US held yesterday the first meeting of the recently established Trade and Technology Council (TTC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, co-chaired by European Commission Executive Vice-Presidents Vestager and Dombrovskis and, on the US side, by Secretary of State Blinken, Secretary of Commerce Raimondo and Trade Representative Tai.
The EU and US established the TTC during the US-EU Summit in Brussels on June 15, 2021. It aims to serve as a deliberative forum for both parties on global trade, economic, and technology issues and to deepen transatlantic trade and economic relations based on shared democratic values.
Following their first meeting, the joint statement expresses both parties’ shared perspective on the impo