EU Trade Chief Lays Out Aims Of Transatlantic Trade Deal

Law360, New York (September 23, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT) -- Eliminating regulatory obstacles to trade would be the top priority as well as the most difficult-to-achieve goal of a proposed free trade deal between the European Union and the United States, the EU's trade commissioner told members of Scotland's parliament Monday.

Karel De Gucht said the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership would aim to cut back on government regulations that unnecessarily ban certain imports and harm economic growth by driving up the cost of doing business, in a speech that laid out the prime objectives of...
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