How German Opposition Could Sink a Major Canadian Trade Pact
After many delays, the CETA text could be finalized by negotiators within weeks. But in Europe, a messy fight over its ratification is just beginning. Germany, in particular, is in the midst of a lively public debate over another economic treaty, the EU-U.S. Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The formerly low-profile CETA is now being drawn into the controversy swirling around the TTIP.