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Smaller firms and start-ups power Europe's economy and create most of its new jobs.
Find out how nine of these companies are already exporting successfully across the Atlantic – everything from dredgers to artichokes.
And how an EU-US trade deal could help them export even more.
Sales & Marketing Director, Mette Munk
"We are hopeful that the US tax on Danish traditional pastry can be removed in the current talks."
President of MEDITHAU SAS,
"What TTIP means for us in financial terms? I'd say some additional 400-500 thousand euro of turnover by 2020."
Export Manager at Codiprolux SA, Luxembourg
"TTIP would remove custom duties, so we could finally play on equal terms with American manufacturers."
Pedro Herrera Vigueras
General Manager, Conservas El Raal, S.C.L.
El Raal, Murcia, Spain
"Once tariffs on canned artichokes are eliminated, we expect to recover our position in the US."
Head of exports, BHS Tabletop AG
"If EU and US end tariffs on crockery products, that would improve our competitive position."
Vice President, Sales at Aquamec Ltd.
"We hope TTIP could change the current injustice in access to US market."
Funder & CEO, Aphesa.SPRL
"We hope the deal will enable us to secure sales and distribution outlets in North America."
Sales & CEO of Almondy
"It is clear that a free trade agreement between the EU and US could benefit us."