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As IPEF partners ‘scrub’ supply chain deal, U.S. eyes July symposium

June 15, 2023 at 11:35 AM
The U.S. could host an initial symposium on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity supply chain agreement next month, in South Korea, the Commerce Department’s chief negotiator for the deal said on Wednesday, outlining “preparatory” steps toward implementation as the partner countries pursue domestic measures to ensure its approval. The 14 IPEF members last month announced the “ substantial conclusion ” of negotiations on the supply chain pillar, the first of the pact’s four to yield an outcome. But the...

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