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USTR official: Section 232 tariff resolution the top priority ‘after China’

April 19, 2019 at 10:21 AM
A resolution to a dispute with Canada and Mexico over steel and aluminum tariffs is the administration’s top trade priority after the ongoing U.S.-China negotiations, which could lead to a deal as soon as next month, a senior USTR official said on Thursday. The official told reporters U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer “has said quite clearly” that the steel and aluminum tariffs are “our top priority after China.” As Inside U.S. Trade reported earlier this week, the “tentative...

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