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Businesses Push EU Trade Deal
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Oct 30, 2013 03:13 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) --- Farm interests pushing for greater market access to Europe nonetheless remain leery of new roadblocks that Europe could put up even after a trade agreement is reached.

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the U.S.-European talks, which are formally called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP. Chosen to testify were executives from FedEx and drug maker Eli Lilly, as well as a Montana farmer and the top lobbyist for the National Chicken Council.

October has been a tumultuous month for the U.S.-EU talks. First, a face-to-face meeting was canceled because ...

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