TRADE AND COMMERCE
US-Egypt Free Trade Agreement Put On Hold Over GM Issue
The road towards concluding a free trade agreement between the US and Egypt has hit a major stumbling block following a disagreement over the case being brought by the US at the WTO against the European Union (EU) ban on genetically modified (GM) foods. Egypts participation in the case was crucial for the US in order to back its claim that the EUs ban is affecting poor countries. The US...