Conflicting goals complicate an effort to forge a transatlantic trade deal

Conflicting goals complicate an effort to forge a transatlantic trade deal

Press quote (The New York Times)
12 June 2013

Simon Tilford, chief economist at the CER in London, is more optimistic than Mr Elliott but sees "a risk the whole thing will get hijacked and there will be so many exemptions and opt-outs that the meaning of the exercise will be limited."