Trans-Atlantic Trade 'We Need a New Structure for the Global System'

The planned trans-Atlantic free trade agreement between Europe and the US must be senstive to agricultural concerns, says former World Bank President Robert Zoellick in a SPIEGEL interview. If successful, it could set a global economic precedent, he predicts.
Robert Zoellick in 2012. Zoellick says the EU and US must work closely together to come up with a succesful trans-Atlantic free trade agreement.

Robert Zoellick in 2012. Zoellick says the EU and US must work closely together to come up with a succesful trans-Atlantic free trade agreement.

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Interview conducted by Gregor Peter Schmitz and Christoph Schult