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USTR defends China tariffs as leverage

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai argued against lifting tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of Chinese goods Wednesday, saying it would not do much to ease inflation and would remove key leverage she has in negotiations with China.
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US initiates new dairy dispute consultations with Canada

The U.S. is again demanding to enter into official consultations with Canada over complaints that Ottawa continues to manipulate its dairy import quotas that stymie U.S. exports, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said Wednesday. Those consultations could lead to the U.S. calling for a second dispute panel under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
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Generics, trade among top ag chem concerns

Makers of adjuvants and inerts that are added to pesticide active ingredients to improve their performance need to keep a close eye on the growing number losing patent protection in the next few years, speakers told attendees at last week’s conference of the Council of Producers and Distributors of Agrotechnology.
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Farm groups applaud Taylor for top trade job at USDA

American farm groups are celebrating the Biden administration’s long-waited decision to name a nominee to be the Department of Agriculture’s undersecretary for trade. President Joe Biden has again gone back to the Obama administration to fill a high-level role at USDA with the choice of Alexis Taylor to be the top trade official at the department.
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