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Lighthizer op-ed aims to answer on WTO reform, but raises more questions

August 21, 2020 at 6:22 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Friday began to answer the question many in Geneva have long been asking: What does the U.S. want from the World Trade Organization? And the answer is, largely, a total reset in five acts -- on tariffs, on bilateral free trade agreements, on special and differential treatment, on rules and on dispute settlement. In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Friday, Lighthizer outlined his five-step plan for WTO reform through what...

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