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Tag: US/EU bilateral trade

  • Monday, August 29th 2016 - 06:49 UTC

    Germany admits US/Europe trade talks have failed; growing fears of populism reactions

     “In my opinion the negotiations with the United States have de facto failed even though nobody is really admitting it,” said Sigmar Gabriel

    Talks aimed at setting up a U.S.-European free trade zone have run aground because of intransigence on Washington's part, a top German politician said Sunday. The Obama administration and the 28-member European Union have been in talks to set up the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, which would be the world's largest free trade zone.

  • Wednesday, November 20th 2013 - 05:16 UTC

    U.S. and Europe talks advance towards liberalizing bilateral trade

    US chief negotiator Dan Mullaney: “Nothing we do to reduce unnecessary regulatory barriers will undermine high standards on both sides on the Atlantic”

    A week of trade talks in Brussels have taken the European Union and the United States a little closer to a deal to liberalize bilateral trade. EU officials say the trade relationship with the US is already the biggest in the world, worth more than 2bn Euros a day, but barriers remain, and removing them could make it even bigger. If it happens, the agreement would be huge, capable of changing the shape of global trade.