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Tai: U.S., Brazil talked deforestation, exploring 'trade tools' for sustainability

March 13, 2023 at 5:13 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai last week discussed deforestation with her Brazilian counterparts, saying the two countries were “exploring” how they can use trade tools to promote sustainability. Tai traveled to Brazil to meet with Vice President and Foreign Trade Minister Geraldo Alckmin and Foreign Affairs Minister Mauro Vieira, among others. They agreed to strengthen bilateral trade ties and “emphasized the commitment to inclusive growth that protects the environment and promotes sustainability,” according to a readout from USTR . While...

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