For Global Economic Growth, a U.S.-EU Trade Pact

By April 29, 2009Trade

From Reuters, “US should consider trade pact with EU-manufacturers“:

WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) – A proposed trade deal between Canada and the European Union puts pressure on the United States to begin thinking about its own trade pact with Europe, U.S. manufacturers said on Tuesday.

“The EU already has a free trade agreement with Mexico. Now they’re negotiating one with Canada and that leaves us out,” Frank Vargo, vice president for international economic affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers, told reporters.

Very timely observations.

From the Vancouver Sun, “Canada, European Union to begin free trade talks

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