EU Pledges Freer Trade In 2011

Law360, New York (November 9, 2010, 2:12 PM EST) -- The European Commission trade division's highest goal for 2011 is to complete the Doha Round of World Trade Organization negotiations and to establish a committee to pursue further global trade liberalization post-Doha, the commission said in a report released Tuesday.

The commission also committed to completing a series of bilateral free-trade agreements over the next five years that collectively would reduce the average tariff faced by European Union exporters by about half, reduce EU import tariffs by about one-fifth and grow the bloc’s economy by about...
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