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Lawmakers back bill to develop ‘comprehensive’ Indo-Pacific trade strategy

April 11, 2024 at 3:51 PM
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers on Thursday introduced legislation to establish an independent commission that would develop recommendations for a “comprehensive” trade strategy in the Indo-Pacific, which sponsors say is needed to counter China and to “reassert” congressional authority over trade policy. The “ U.S. Trade Leadership in the Indo-Pacific Act ,” led by House Ways & Means member Rep. Carol Miller (R-WV), would direct the U.S. International Trade Commission to study the impacts of regional trade agreements in...

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