During our discussions this week, continuing into next week, both we and the EU have submitted a significant number of new texts. By next week, every group will have met, coming closer to agreed language in all of the chapters. For this round, we put forward proposals on trade defense, financial services, sectors, textiles, state-owned enterprises, good regulatory practices and legal and institutional provisions. All of this represents significant progress toward the kind of ambitious, comprehensive agreement we set out to achieve three years ago. The fact that I can identify so much progress reflects a very important point — we both have much to gain if TTIP succeeds.
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