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Raimondo: Commerce to co-lead Indo-Pacific economic framework

December 9, 2021 at 2:45 PM
The Commerce Department will co-lead the development of the Biden administration’s recently announced Indo-Pacific economic framework, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Thursday, pledging to use the initiative to help shore up supply chains by bolstering transparency and information sharing. Raimondo and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai discussed the new initiative during separate trips to the Asia-Pacific region last month. There, they met with government leaders and stakeholders from Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia, though they...

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