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The Transatlantic Relationship


Mark your calendars for Transatlantic Week 2022

With 2022 fast approaching, now is the time to mark your calendars for Transatlantic Week 2022. Join us on Thursday, 24 March as leaders from both sides of the Atlantic discuss all things transatlantic.
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Discover the Transatlantic Economy Report 2021

The Transatlantic Economy 2021 presents the most up-to-date facts and figures about the economic relationship. The research was conducted independently by Daniel Hamilton and Joseph Quinlan for the Wilson Center’s Global Europe Program and the Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.

The study includes dedicated profiles for 30+ European countries and all US states.

This year’s study also features new insights into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, prospects for the economic recoveryBrexitrelations with China and the transatlantic energy economy.

For questions, please contact Thibaut L'Ortye (

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Emerging areas for EU-US cooperation

The transatlantic economy remains the largest, most prosperous and most innovative of its kind in the world – and it continues to grow. The EU and the US should seize the renewed optimism and positive momentum to advance and deepen the world’s largest trade and investment relationship. While they can build on decades of efforts to enhance regulatory cooperation and remove barriers to trade and investment, they should also address new and emerging issues that arise from the transformation of our economies. Take a look at some of our ideas for EU-US cooperation across a wide range of sectors and industries here.

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Trade and Technology Council

The Trade and Technology Council (TTC) was the culmination of the EU-US Summit in June 2021, which underscored the determination of the EU and the US to shape the global economy’s future direction around the values of democracy, rule of law, open trade and fair competition.

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Rebooting the Transatlantic Economy

Rarely has the global economy been rocked as hard as from the recent coronavirus and subsequent downturn in global economic activity. Unprecedented, extraordinary, unparalleled, Great Depression-like – the narrative is still searching for the right words to describe the global pandemic of 2020 and the historic decline in global economic activity.

In his report published in September 2020 Rebooting the Transatlantic Economy, Joseph P. Quinlan, Senior Fellow, Transatlantic Leadership Network, explores the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on transatlantic trade and investment. The report outlines key trends affecting the global economy and what they mean for the resilience of the transatlantic relationship.

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Thriving Together

Thriving Together is an initiative launched by the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) to shed light on the deep ties that bind Europe and the United States. It explores the impact of the transatlantic economy on European countries and US states. It also provides a platform for debate on the latest transatlantic issues, featuring commentary from both sides of the Atlantic.

Visit the platform