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Analysts debate Section 301's potential as a USMCA enforcement tool

February 07, 2019 at 4:54 PM
The use of Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to enforce provisions in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, which U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer suggested this week in a meeting with key senators, could fuel retaliation and muddle the chances that the deal is approved by Congress, analysts said. Inside U.S. Trade first reported on Wednesday that Lighthizer told Senate Finance Committee members and others on Wednesday that he thought Section 301, which the U.S. has used to impose...

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