AG POLICY NEWS
Fri Oct 4, 2013 03:35 PM CDT

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (Dow Jones) -- The United States has cancelled plans for a second round of negotiations on a major U.S.-European trade pact next week, citing financial and staffing difficulties related to the U.S. government shutdown.

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman called European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht on Friday to tell him that the U.S. could not proceed with the talks, a statement from his office said. The statement said he told De Gucht that the shutdown made it "impossible" to send a full team of negotiators," and that U.S. negotiators would work to create a new ...

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