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Revealing China's dirty secret of toxic land - Biggest trade deal ever?

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The US and EU are to discuss a free-trade deal to create the world's biggest trading bloc.

The US and EU are to discuss a free-trade deal to create the world's biggest trading bloc. The EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht tells us how it might benefit future generations by producing new jobs and growth. However we also hear fears from Africa that the continent could be left behind. Also we speak to the chief executive of the Financial Times on its 125th anniversary about the future of the financial press. And with Valentine's Day approaching, we hear about how the ancient industry of escorting has been dragged into the 21st century world of social networking.

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 1:32AM Thu, 14 Feb 2013
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 1:32AM Thu, 14 Feb 2013
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  • Duration 18 minutes

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