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Sources: U.S., Brazil to announce limited trade deal next week

October 16, 2020 at 10:34 AM
The U.S. and Brazil plan to announce a limited agreement on trade facilitation, good regulatory practices and anticorruption next week, according to sources familiar with the plans. Yana Dumaresq, assistant deputy minister for foreign trade and international affairs with Brazil’s Ministry of Economy, previewed the announcement earlier this month. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 19 will hold a high-level event that will include Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer,...

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