FarmPolicy

September 3, 2014

EU “Economic Partnership Agreements” Could Impact Some U.S. Ag Sectors

Categories: Doha / Trade /EU /Farm Bill

At first glance, a somewhat complicated debate over trade policy issues between the European Union and some its former colonies, might appear to be unrelated, or non-germane to American agriculture interests.

However, as details of proposed EU “Economic Partnership Agreements” are analyzed, some have noted that this debate over EU trade policy could possibly enhance the EU export market, while simultaneously stifling U.S. agricultural exports in some sectors.

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