Wednesday

4th May 2016

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Trade talks will fail without more US 'commitment', warns business boss

Landmark EU-US trade talks are in danger of stalling unless the US shows much more “commitment”, according to Emma Marcegaglia, the president of BusinessEurope, the Financial Times reports. "We need to see real progress," said Marcegaglia on Wednesday, who is in Washington DC for meetings with US trade officials.

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