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French Finance Minister Le Maire was on the wires last minutes, via Reuters, commenting on the EU-US trade deal reached late-Wednesday.

Key Headlines:

France doesn’t want to enter into a wide-ranging trade negotiation.

Agriculture must remain outside of any trade negotiations.

Non-tariff barriers are non-negotiable.

Access to public procurement markets must be part of any negotiations with the US.

We expect a gesture of goodwill from the US side. Especially on aluminum and steel tariffs.

Any trade deal with the US must be based on reciprocity.