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Factbox: U.S., EU push for world’s biggest free trade alliance

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 - 02:11

Feb. 13 - The United States and the EU embark on an ambitious attempt to create the world’s biggest free trade alliance. Jobs and growth are key reasons for an alliance but a key sticking point is agriculture.

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It didn't yeah. Yeah. Yeah. I'm announcing that we will launch talks on a comprehensive trans Atlantic trade and investment partnership with the European unit. Because afraid that is fair and free across the Atlantic sports Phillies. Good paying American -- Both. Regions or countries of course struggling to come free of a recession in the hope that that's going to win. Growth is and negative or at least restructuring. You know extra benefits. Economic growth oh welcome. 88 key stumbling block if all of the key stumbling block is agriculture. Issues for example about US acceptance of you -- There -- problems obviously linked to look. The BC scandal -- decade or so ago. And the EU was reluctant to accept -- -- chickens which are being watched with with chlorine bleach. Do you sort of issues which which you know global challenge in the negotiators in the years ahead.

Factbox: U.S., EU push for world’s biggest free trade alliance

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 - 02:11

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