Brussels, 8 September, 2015

In a press release dated 2 February 2015 (http://www NULL.ceatl NULL.pdf), CEATL sounded the alarm on the fact that the publishing industry was part of the TTIP negotiating mandate, which might pose a threat to policies of protection and promotion of the book sector, notably to fixed book prices.

CEATL therefore welcomes the recommendations to the European Commission (http://www NULL.europarl NULL.europa adopted on 8 July 2015 by the European Parliament regarding the TTIP, recommending to confirm that financial support to cultural industries and fixed book price systems will not be challenged by the obligations under the TTIP agreement.

For the full text of the press release, please click here (http://www NULL.ceatl NULL.pdf).

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