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Katherine Tai

USTR seeks better trade remedy than 232 tariffs

The Biden administration wants a better trade remedy than the nearly 60-year-old Section 232 tariffs that the Trump administration enacted to counter imports of foreign steel and aluminum, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai told lawmakers Wednesday.
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Katherine Tai

USTR vows to resolve EU trade spats, but largely mum on China

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai promised lawmakers Wednesday that work has begun to work out trade disputes with the European Union and the UK to create what President Joe Biden calls “a united front of U.S. allies,” but she largely left questions about China unanswered as the U.S. continues to study the situation.


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Democrats demand publication of tariff report

The Trump administration continues to argue that it can use the threat of auto tariffs as a tool in negotiating trade agreements, but House Democrats are demanding that the Commerce Department report that supposedly justifies the threat be released publicly.
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