Free Trade Agreement http://kmuw.org en Agreement Between U.S. and E.U. Could Lead To 7,000 New Kansas Jobs http://kmuw.org/post/agreement-between-us-and-eu-could-lead-7000-new-kansas-jobs <p>A new report says Kansas could see about 7,000 new jobs if the U.S. and the European Union reach a free trade agreement.</p><p>The report estimates Kansas' exports to the E.U. would increase by 23.4 percent if a comprehensive agreement is reached.</p><p>Matt Keith with the Kansas Department of Commerce says Kansas had $1.8 billion worth of exports to the European Union in 2012.</p><p>That makes the E.U. countries Kansas' second-largest export destination, behind Canada.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 14:22:59 +0000 Associated Press 27035 at http://kmuw.org