A free trade agreement (FTA) between the European Union and the United States will amount to the “biggest bilateral trade deal ever”, according to European Commission President, Jose Manuel Barroso.
Speaking in Brussels on 13 February, Barroso, flanked by EU Trade Commissioner, Karel De Gucht, announced the intention of both sides to begin proceedings that would bring about a formal transatlantic deal on trade and investment. US President Barack Obama announced the initiative ...
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