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Europe Rushes to Woo Team Biden in Hope of Major Trade Rebalance

Nov. 27, 2020, 5:00 AM

France and Germany are leading efforts in Europe to make early contact with President-elect Joe Biden’s team, with the aim of accelerating talks to normalize trade relations between the U.S. and the European Union.

At the top of the agenda for Paris is resolving an aircraft dispute that has seen tariffs imposed on more than 10 billion-euros ($12 billion) of transatlantic goods, while Berlin is keen to revive free-trade talks, according to senior officials in both countries.

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