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Lighthizer: Work on new trade agreements to begin next week; TISA decision soon

March 22, 2018 at 4:50 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will begin consulting with Congress and the administration on new free trade agreements next week and will soon begin to consider in earnest its stance on the dormant Trade in Services Agreement, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday. Lighthizer also reiterated that his team was “seriously” looking into a FTA with a country in Africa as well, adding that any new FTA would be negotiated quickly. His...

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