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Tai: EU, Japan mineral deals won’t address market access for U.S. automakers

March 24, 2023 at 3:50 PM
U.S. automakers do not stand to gain more access to the Japanese and European Union markets via deals the U.S. is negotiating with both on critical minerals, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai told House lawmakers on Friday. In a hearing on the president’s trade agenda held by the House Ways & Means Committee, Tai was asked by Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) about what he called administration’s efforts to “skirt the requirement” in the Inflation Reduction Act’s provisions on critical minerals...

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