Italy's Renzi presses for EU-US trade deal

May 09, 2015 665

by James Mackenzie and Alison Williams

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi backed the planned free trade deal between the European Union and the United States, saying on Friday it would be an "own goal" to let the opportunity for an agreement slip.

According to some estimates, the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) could unlock US$100 billion a year in additional output in and create a wave of new jobs in both Europe and America.

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Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/

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