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Lighthizer asks ITC to conduct fact-finding probe into U.S. exports to UK

August 6, 2018 at 1:02 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate trade-related barriers U.S. companies face when exporting to the United Kingdom. Lighthizer wants the ITC to conduct a Section 332 investigation into the trade barriers that small and medium-sized enterprises “perceive as disproportionately affecting U.S. SMEs exporting to the UK, compared to larger U.S. exporters to the UK,” he said in an Aug. 2 letter . The statute, which covers “general fact-finding investigations,” is outlined in...

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