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Ryan: Washington will ‘chart a path forward on TTIP’

(Hermine Donceel – EurActiv)

The United States is ready to negotiate a new trade deal with the UK. It also continues to have plans for the European Union, said Representative Paul Ryan, the Republican Speaker of the US House of Representatives.

Visiting London this week with a delegation from the lower chamber of Congress, Ryan declared: “This is one of the bipartisan messages I bring with me: that the United States stands ready to forge a new trade agreement with Great Britain as soon as possible, so that we may further tap into the great potential between our people(s),” in a speech at the Policy Exchange think tank on Wednesday (19 April).

“Our countries boast the world’s largest foreign direct investment partnership, and America stands as the single greatest importer of UK goods,” said Ryan. Click here to read more.