[A2k] Bloomberg: French Companies Largely Favor U.S.-EU Trade Pact, Bricq Say

Thirukumaran Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Tue Mar 26 23:46:30 PDT 2013


http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-03-25/french-companies-largely-favor-u-s-eu-trade-pact-bricq-says.html


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French President Francois Hollande on March 15 presented his red lines, saying Francewouldn’t give up its bans on genetically modified food nor its “cultural exception” -- code for French insistence on laws mandating a certain level of French content on television and radio.

Bricq confirmed that “cultural identity” and European rejection of genetically modified foods are not negotiable.

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Thiru Balasubramaniam
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Knowledge Ecology International (KEI)

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