Columbia International Affairs Online: Policy Briefs

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Stronger U.S. – EU Trade Creates Everyday Benefits

Jeff Okun-Kozlowicki, Gabe Horwitz

December 2013

Third Way


Strengthening our trading relationship with the EU is critical for the U.S. economy. Breaking down trade barriers and spurring cooperation in key sectors would have significant benefits for American manufacturers and consumers—from the movies you watch, to the car you drive, to the products you use. In this memo, we outline four specific sectors for which a successful Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiation could bring benefits to the United States.