In today’s MLex, Steptoe Senior Counselor and former EU Ambassador to the United States David O’Sullivan provided some thoughts on how to make progress on U.S.-EU agricultural issues to repair the bilateral trade relationship.
Ditch food-safety hangups to get trade deal with Biden, former EU ambassador to US says
19 Nov 20 | 17:45 GMT
Author: Joanna Sopinska
The EU should be ready to offer some concessions on agriculture to US President-elect Joe Biden to de-escalate trade tensions and rebuild the trans-Atlantic relationship, a former EU ambassador to the US has said. This would require EU countries to put aside “all the old” disagreements on “chlorinated chicken, hormone beef and GMOs” and look instead for “things where there could be a bit of movement on both sides,” David O’Sullivan said.