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Marcin Święcicki

About Marcin Święcicki

Marcin Święcicki is a Polish politician (an MP) and economist. He is Chairman of the European Movement Forum. He was Minister for Foreign Economic Relations in the first post-communist government led by PM Tadeusz Mazowiecki. Later he was Mayor of Warsaw and the Representative of Poland to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. He also served as an Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Economy, responsible for economic relations between Poland and the European Union and a member of the Polish team negotiating the EU accession treaty. Twitter: @MarcinSwiecicki

Exaggerated Resistance To Mutual Recognition Of National Standards Can Kill TTIP

Eliminating trade barriers between the United States and the European Union, according to Brussels-based Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), can bring a net benefit of €545 for each European family of four per year. The GDP figure in the Union would be higher by €120 billion and by €90 billion in the US and finally by some €100 billion in the rest of the world.

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Przesadny opór wobec uznania wzajemnych standardów może zabić TTIP

Wyeliminowanie barier handlowych między Stanami Zjednoczonymi a Unią Europejską, według brukselskiego Centrum Badań Polityki Ekonomicznej, może przynieść korzyść netto w wysokości €545 każdej europejskiej czteroosobowej rodzinie rocznie. PKB Unii Europejskiej będzie wyższy o €120 mld, Stanów Zjednoczonych o €90 mld, a globalnie o około €100 mld.  Continue reading Przesadny opór wobec uznania wzajemnych standardów może zabić TTIP