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U.S. Sticks To WTO Export Competition Rules In TTIP Against EU Demands

May 5, 2016 at 5:31 PM
The United States is refusing European Union demands to include in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership stricter rules on export competition than were agreed in the World Trade Organization at the Nairobi ministerial in December last year, according to a leaked March document laying out the state of play in the negotiations. “As regards export competition, the US is opposed to the inclusion of any discipline in TTIP that would go beyond the Nairobi outcome,” the document said. It...


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