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Lighthizer asks ITC for analysis of changes to truck tariff in KORUS

April 09, 2018 at 7:32 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer last week asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to conduct an economic analysis of modifications to tariff phaseouts on Korean truck imports under the amended U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement the countries agreed to in principle last month. Lighthizer, in an April 6 letter to the ITC, asked the Commission – at the earliest possible date – to advise USTR on the “probable economic effect of the modifications reflected in the enclosed proposal on U.S. trade...

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