Enhancing economic cooperation between the EU and the Americas: an economic assessment

Hylke Vandenbussche, Ian Wooton, Anthony J. Venables

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Suggests that the EU could gain over 100 billion per annum through liberalisation of the EU-US trade relationship. The gains for the US could be as much as $75 billion per year.The studies also highlight the new challenges to transatlantic trade - in particular, arguing that the EU and US should consider strengthening regulatory dialogue and cooperation, to help prevent 'non-tariff' barriers, such as domestic regulation, becoming an increasing source of trade disputes.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages67
Publication statusPublished - 2002


  • trade
  • economic cooperation
  • european union
  • trade harmonisation
  • globlisation

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