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Posted by Richard Friday, July 30, 2004

The current edition of Eurofacts points out that the USA, 3,000 miles away, not an EU member, having to pay tariffs on its exports, and not even having a free trade agreement with the EU, manages to sell more to the EU than Britain does.

In 2002. US exports (goods, services, income) to the EU-15 were $340.6 billion while UK exports to the EU-14 were a mere $204 billion.

Perhaps, since so many jobs in the USA depend on trade with the EU, the new president – whoever he might be – should consider getting in his application to join sharpish.