AG POLICY NEWS
Washington Insider--Tuesday
Tue Feb 11, 2014 06:05 AM CST

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

EU, U.S. Prepare to Exchange TTIP Market Access Offers This Week

European Union and U.S. negotiators are expected this week to exchange offers on market access for the potential Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership free trade agreement, thus taking discussions to a more involved level than previously was the case.

The next round of official talks will take place in Brussels next month, but before that, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht will meet U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman in Washington ...

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