Foreign trade – Informal meeting of European ministers (Rome, October 14 to 15, 2014)

Mr. Matthias Fekl, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, the Promotion of Tourism and French Nationals Abroad, will participate today and tomorrow in the informal meeting of European foreign trade ministers. On this occasion, there will be a working meeting between the ministers and Mr. Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative, during which Mr. Fekl will address transparency issues.

At France’s request, the EU authorized the publication of the negotiating mandate for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.