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Common standards will speed up EU-US trade

New, rising economic powers in the developing world make an EU-US trade agreement ever more important to establish common standards to speed up the flow of trade. Sticking points include agricultural products, public procurement and aviation.

EU-US trade pact needed to adapt to globalisation

“The EU and the US can boost both their economies by lowering trade barriers through the so-called TTIP trade talks. The EPP Group supports the effort, while standing by European consumer and environmental standards. (…)”

Towards an EU-US Free Trade Agreement

“In his State of the Union address of 13 February 2013, President Obama’s call for a comprehensive trade and investment agreement between the United States and the European Union created a wave of optimism on both sides of the Atlantic. (…)”