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Initial General Public Consultation on EU-US High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth

  • Policy field: EU-US Trade relations
  • Target group: All Stakeholders
  • Closing Date: Completed - 23/04/2012

Objective of the consultation

At the 28 November 2011 EU-US Summit meeting, Leaders directed the Transatlantic Economic Council to establish a High-Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth, led by US Trade Representative Ron Kirk and EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht. This Working Group is tasked to identify policies and measures to increase EU-US trade and investment to support mutually beneficial job creation, economic growth, and international competitiveness.


Upon completing its analysis, the Working Group will also consider and recommend the practical means necessary to implement any policy measures identified. These could include a range of possible initiatives, from enhanced regulatory cooperation to negotiation of one or more bilateral trade agreements addressing the issues mentioned in the attached Fact Sheet.


DG Trade would be interested in stakeholder comments on objectives and priorities, and you are invited to submit your input to by 23 April 2012.



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Results of the initial public consultation on the EU-US High-Level Working Group on growth and jobs

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