(ČIA) The trade relations between the Czech Republic and the USA have enormous potential, says Prime Minister Andrej Babiš (ANO). The PM said after talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompe that trade turnover had increased by 6% to almost USD 9.4bn. He added that it was important for the EU to reach a trade agreement with the US. The representatives also discussed the development of the coronavirus pandemic and the possible cooperation of both countries in the pharmaceutical industry in the development of a new vaccine. They also discussed possibilities in defence cooperation and also discussed, for example, relations with Russia and China.