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Washington Insider -- Friday
Fri Jul 25, 2014 06:01 AM CDT

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

EU Advises U.S to Make Trade Negotiation Details More Transparent

The European Union has advised the United States to take steps to inform Congress and U.S. non-governmental organizations of details involved in Transatlantic Trade and Investment (TTIP) negotiations. Doing so, says EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht, would help counter rising criticism about the talks.

De Gucht was responding to complaints about access to TTIP negotiating texts. He said that during a recent meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, De ...

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