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Washington Insider
Tue Jul 16, 2013 12:06 PM CDT

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

TTIP TALKS GET OFF TO A GOOD START

The United States and European Union last week concluded the first round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks in Washington, and officials appeared optimistic regarding the ground that was covered and the prospects for success in the future.

During a news conference at the end of the round, U.S. chief negotiator Dan Mullaney named more than two dozen issue areas covered by TTIP negotiators, noting the issues covered comprised agricultural market ...

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