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Bianchi: IPEF to include ‘high-ambition,’ binding trade commitments

February 1, 2022 at 1:51 PM
A module on “fair and resilient trade” in the Biden administration’s developing Indo-Pacific Economic Framework will include robust and “high-standard” binding rules in the areas of labor, the environment, the digital economy and competition, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Sarah Bianchi said on Tuesday. The Biden administration first announced it would pursue the framework last October, although it offered few details on the initiative at the time. During a Washington International Trade Association conference, Bianchi painted the fullest picture of the...

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