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The country’s minister for industry and economic security argues policymakers must “make sure we're using [AI] for the right reasons.”

Wed, 12:33 PM

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai is expected to participate in the annual bilateral economic dialogue.

Tue, 4:36 PM

Rufino Hurtado is “an essential liaison for USTR in Brussels and helps to promote and to enact USTR’s transatlantic trade priorities,” the agency said.

Tue, 2:28 PM

: The USTR said she read European Commission President von der Leyen’s recent state of the EU speech “very, very closely” and sees increasing signs of similar approaches “in policy and in rhetoric.”

Tue, 12:59 PM
By Hannah Monicken

Three World Trade Organization committees have adopted new proposals aimed at improving the “functioning” of the bodies via changes like implementing eAgendas, providing annotated agendas ahead of meetings and circulating convening notices further in advance – the type of small but practical reforms that have been touted by the U.S. and others as part of WTO members’ push to “reform by doing.”

By Brett Fortnam

Most American companies in China believe the business environment there will worsen, with the vast majority worried that Chinese industrial policies will cut into their market share over the next five years, according to the U.S.-China Business Council’s annual members survey.

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By Oliver Ward

The United Kingdom has not given up on a U.S.-UK free trade agreement and is continuing a “twin-track approach” by working at state and federal levels to boost trade between the two countries, Minister for Industry and Economic Security Nusrat Ghani tells Inside U.S. Trade.

By Hannah Monicken

Nearly 60 lawmakers are calling on the Commerce Department to terminate a deal with Mexican tomato producers to suspend U.S. antidumping duties, which they say is causing the “destruction” of the domestic industry.

By Brett Fortnam

The international community should embrace globalization and increased economic integration while rejecting de-risking and new barriers justified by the “small yard, high fence” mantra touted by the U.S., the Chinese government said in a paper released this week.

By Oliver Ward

President Biden and representatives from 18 Pacific Island nations have committed to deepening trade ties and promoting new investment opportunities, they said on Monday during the U.S.-Pacific Island Forum in Washington, DC.

  • The U.S. is pushing for what it considers a novel “interest-based” approach to dispute settlement reform talks at the World Trade Organization, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Friday, calling it an “experiment in innovation” unlike the traditional WTO negotiating process.

  • U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Friday issued a clarion call on World Trade Organization reform, drawing parallels between the Biden administration’s “new story on trade” and how the U.S. believes the organization can improve: More transparency, new rules on non-market practices, deference to members on national security and climate change and a “fair and effective” dispute...

  • MEXICO CITY – With less than three years until the U.S., Mexico and Canada conduct a formal review of their renegotiated trade agreement, the U.S. is engaging with its partners to resolve concerns as they emerge and reflecting “along the way” on how the pact is working, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Jayme White tells Inside U.S. Trade.

  • “Welcome to the team,” said Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA), the chief sponsor of the forthcoming legislation. “This is another step in the right direction.”