EU's Holy Grail of Trade Talks

European lawmakers, regulators and diplomats are anxiously waiting to see whether they will figure in President Obama’s State of the Union address.

Hopes are rising in Brussels that the U.S. administration, re-energized by its temporary “fiscal cliff“ deal, will give the go-ahead in late January for substantive negotiations toward a landmark free trade agreement with the European Union.

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