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Washington Insider-- Wednesday
Wed Nov 13, 2013 05:08 AM CST

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

Coordinating U.S, EU Regulations Seen as Major Benefit of TTIP

Negotiators from the United States and European Union this week are discussing the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade agreement, with the main focus on services, investments, energy and regulatory issues.

Although lowering tariffs is one TTIP objective, it is the non-tariff barriers that are viewed as the main barriers to increased trade between the two economic super powers. By some estimates, harmonizing regulations will provide far greater economic ...

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