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Analysts: Trump's National Trade Council may spur cooperation, or new tensions

January 9, 2017 at 12:44 PM
Analysts say President-elect Trump's creation of a National Trade Council could be a way to forge consensus -- or tension -- among varying government agencies and viewpoints, while ensuring that trade policy making is centered in the White House. “I would think that the creation of this council signals Trump's determination to run trade policy out of the White House,” Edward Alden, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, told Inside U.S. Trade. “I think U.S. trade policy...

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