February 21, 2013

U.S.-EU Free Trade: End of Asian Century?

Anthony Fensom, Pacific Money

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Did February 12 mark the end of the “Asian Century”, barely a decade after it began?

Delivering his State of the Union Address, U.S. President Barack Obama declared his key goals for trade policy in his second term as leader of the world’s biggest economy.

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TAGGED: Trans-Pacific Partnership, Asia, Free Trade, European Union, United States


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