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URGENT ¥¥¥ EU-US trade deal a 'game-changer,' to boost growth, jobs: Barroso

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An EU-US free trade agreement to be negotiated shortly is a global "game-changer" which will boost growth and provide much-needed jobs, European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso said Wednesday.

An accord setting up the largest free trade bloc in the world will be "ground-breaking ... a game-changer," which will add 0.5 percent to the EU economy every year once it is in place, Barroso said.

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