Moderated by Rick Badie
A transatlantic trade agreement between the U.S. and European Union may bode well for Georgia businesses that seek global expansion. Today, two guest writers outline potential economic benefits for both sides of the Atlantic if the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations are successful. Elsewhere, a policy analyst writes about the importance of free trade agreements. Finally, a regional economic official writes about the “LINK” delegation’s trip to Philadelphia.
Trade agreement unlocks doors
By Danny Lopez and David Abney
The United States and the European Union are the two biggest economies in the world. Together, they account for about around a third of global economic output and 40 percent of trade. That means the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and U.S. will be unprecedented in scale, scope and ambition. It represents an opportunity for the largest bilateral trade agreement in