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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Nov 28, 2012 06:56 AM CST

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

Canada, EU May Conclude Bilateral Free Trade Agreement in the Near Future

Officials from Canada and the European Union say they are optimistic that they will be able to conclude trade agreement negotiations in coming weeks, opening the possibility of a greatly expanded transatlantic trading relationship in the near future. Canada already is the EU's 11th most important trading partner, while the 27 countries that comprise the EU together are Canada's second-largest trading partner, after the United States.

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