EU interested in free trade deals in Asia
Following US initiatives, the European Union (EU) will
embark on talks aiming to reach free trade deals with India, South Korea and the
members of the Association of South East Asian Nations
The European member states agreed to start negotiations, which the European
Commission claims would increase EU exports by approximately €40 billion a year,
this week in Luxembourg.
The Commission claims these
agreements would add to the EU's commitment to the multilateral trading
Earlier this year, a free trade agreement
between the USA and South Korea, was hugely applauded by the American pork
producers' council NPPC, as it contained good conditions for pigmeat
Free trade negotiations between the EU and countries in Latin
America will also start this year.
â€¢ National Pork
Producers Council (NPPC)
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