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New COVID-19 variant buys more time for fractured WTO ag talks

Nations continued to heatedly bicker and complain even in the last days leading up to what was supposed to be the summit for reforming international agricultural trading rules, but the postponement World Trade Organization’s 12th Ministerial Conference gives WTO countries more time to lay the groundwork for consensus.
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US lawmakers look to trade to counter China’s strength

Lawmakers, lobbyists and farm groups are anxious for the Biden administration to take its first concrete steps to begin negotiating international trade agreements and reform at the World Trade Organization to improve international access for U.S. goods as well as rein in China’s expanding global influence.
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US signals a turn to the green on trade and asks world to follow

The U.S. was one of nine countries critical of the European Union last year when it unveiled a plan to tax imports based on their carbon footprint, but that was under the Trump administration. Now the Biden administration is signaling a stronger kinship to the EU’s push to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on an international scale.
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US levies tariffs on more EU goods

The U.S. is ratcheting up its punishment on the European Union with new tariffs on French and German wine and other alcoholic beverages as both sides remain entrenched over aircraft subsidies.
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