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Lighthizer calls on African countries to enter into FTA talks with the U.S.

July 11, 2018 at 4:05 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday called on African countries benefiting from the African Growth and Opportunity Act to begin negotiating a “model” free trade agreement with the United States. “We have heard expressions of interest from several of you about this initiative, and I encourage others interested in it to contact my office,” he said in remarks to the 2018 AGOA Forum. “We have not made any final decision about which country or countries we will negotiate with...


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