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Articles Tagged with ''Katherine Tai''

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US ag sees potential for major trade gains with Indo-Pacific deal

The Biden administration has all but ruled out tariff-slashing market access deals when it comes to its proposed Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, but the U.S. ag sector still hopes the agreement will include a trade pillar that boosts exports to rapidly growing markets that are home to a patchwork of regulatory restrictions and non-tariff trade barriers.
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Senators reject trade agenda without free trade agreements

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai continued her defense of a Biden trade agenda that does not so far include traditional free trade agreements with other nations, but several senators strenuously pushed back, arguing that the U.S. is being left behind on the international stage as China pushes forward with new tariff-slashing pacts.
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US and UK trade leaders to meet next week

Top trade officials from the U.S. and UK will meet in Baltimore, Md., next week – the first of two scheduled meetings announced Wednesday by the Biden administration – sparking new hope that the two countries are moving closer to negotiations for a free trade agreement.
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US prepares to expand scope of Indo-Pacific Strategy

The Biden administration Tuesday rolled out its 2022 Trade Policy Agenda report to Congress, pledging to further develop its Indo-Pacific Strategy – an effort to strengthen ties with the Asian region – as well as continue to reduce trade barriers across the globe and bring new reform pressure on China.
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India opens border to US pork exports

India is ready to allow imports of U.S. pork, removing a long-running trade irritant between the two countries, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday.
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