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Inside U.S. Trade - 04/12/2019

U.S., Peru resolve environmental concerns via FTA consultations

April 09, 2019 at 4:45 PM
The U.S. and Peru have resolved concerns tied to Peru’s environmental obligations under their bilateral trade agreement, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative announced on Tuesday after the Peruvian government annulled the December 2018 policy that triggered the first-ever consultations. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Jan. 4 requested consultations under Article 18 of the FTA, the chapter outlining environment consultations and panel procedures, after the Peruvian government moved the Agency for the Supervision of Forest Resources and Wildlife...

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