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Key lawmaker, EU and industry all blame China for torpedoing EGA deal

December 7, 2016 at 11:14 AM
What was supposed to be the closing ministerial for a tariff-cutting Environmental Goods Agreement was blown up after China submitted a late product list that was not close to aligning with positions that other members of the negotiations were coalescing around and nearing agreement on, according to multiple sources. China’s list came on the last day of the ministerial, Dec. 4, the point at which negotiators had hoped the deal would be concluded, sources said. The list did not contain...

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