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Op-ed: US engagement critical to global trade

27 Jul 2017
Trade & External Affairs

In a new op-ed featured in The Hill, Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU, reiterates the importance of US engagement in world trade in the context of the EU-Japan trade deal.

'Earlier this month, the European Union and Japan reached an agreement in principle on a new trade deal that will cover some 40 percent of global trade. Set to eliminate up to 99 percent of tariffs on goods and remove a host of other barriers to trade between the two parties, the deal will also help the EU and Japan shape the rules for the modern global economy.

In light of the rise of protectionist rhetoric in recent years, the agreement also sends a powerful signal about the future direction of global trade.'

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