AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider -- Monday
Mon Nov 12, 2012 06:43 AM CST

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

EU Trade Commissioner Wants FTA Negotiations with U.S. to Begin Early in 2013

EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht has hinted that the bloc and the U.S. could start negotiations on a comprehensive free trade agreement (FTA) early next year, calling for talks "as soon as possible."

"I believe we should convince people in Europe that a deepening of trade relations with the U.S. is to our benefit, despite the sacrifices any compromise entails," concluded De Gucht.

The bilateral FTA being ...

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