Sens. Outline Priorities In US-EU Free Trade Agreement

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 6:32 PM EST) -- Two top U.S. senators said Tuesday that congressional support for a free trade agreement with the European Union depends in large part on getting European member states to agree on reducing trade barriers on domestic agricultural products and strengthening intellectual property protections.

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, outlined their priorities for a potential free trade agreement between the U.S. and EU in a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk. The lawmakers are also calling for greater access...
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