EU Trade and public services

- {{Joint EPSU/Arbeiterkammer (AK) Austria study}} on the protection and role of public services in bilateral trade agreements
{Information note and request for input}


(13 May 2011) The Commission is currently revising the EU policy on Trade and Public Services. EPSU is concerned that this will lead to more pressure to liberalise the public services. To read more see letter and documents below:
- Letter from EPSU to Commissioner Karel De Gucht
- Letter from Commissioner Karel De Gucht - reply to EPSU
- REFLECTIONS PAPER ON SERVICES OF GENERAL INTEREST IN BILATERAL FTAS

- DRAFT TEXT ON DOMESTIC REGULATION

- TREATMENT OF UNCOMMITTED/UNBOUND SECTORS FOR INVESTMENT AND CROSS-BORDER SERVICES UNDER THE CETA

- Article in the European Voice of 12 May 2011
"Commission wants to include public services in trade negotiations"