US, EU Officials to Examine Next Steps for Trade Ties

June 1, 2017

The US and the EU are planning to develop a “joint action plan” on trade, reports suggest, after leaders met in Brussels, Belgium, late last week. US President Donald Trump met with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in the Belgian capital. The meeting came as part of a larger trip that the new American president was making overseas, which also included attending the G7 leaders’ summit in Taormina, Italy, among other stops.

 

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Topics: REGIONAL INTEGRATION GLOBAL ECONOMY

Agreements: TRANSATLANTIC TRADE AND INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP (TTIP)

Regions: UNITED STATES EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

Authors: INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRADE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ICTSD)

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