Hopes of EU-US trade agreement put on ice, say Brussels sources

June 5, 2017

The prospect of a revived EU-US trade deal is in “deep freeze”, according to Brussels sources, undermining reports that the EU has been inching ahead of the UK in the race for an arrangement with Washington. Neither Donald Trump nor European officials raised the possible resumption of talks during the US president’s visit to Brussels last month, EU sources said.

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Topics: MEGA-REGIONAL AGREEMENT REGIONAL INTEGRATION PROTECTIONISM BREXIT

Regions: UNITED STATES EUROPEAN UNION (EU)

Authors: THE GUARDIAN

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