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Sources: Language on WTO, 'reciprocal' trade causes roadblocks in negotiations for G20 communiqué

July 7, 2017 at 2:13 PM
HAMBURG -- Negotiations for a joint statement on trade at the G20 leaders summit are running into similar roadblocks to previous negotiations for communiqués under the Trump presidency, including wording on protectionism and “reciprocal” trade -- which the U.S. administration has pushed for in every joint statement with foreign leaders -- and whether the World Trade Organization would be described as playing a “central role,” sources told Inside U.S. Trade . Sources said the critical questions centered around whether the...

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