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White House to set up ‘trade strike force’ led by USTR, eyes Section 232 magnet probe

June 8, 2021 at 8:43 AM
The U.S. Trade Representative will helm a new “strike force” to recommend enforcement actions against trade practices that have harmed critical supply chains, the White House said on Tuesday, unveiling the results of four 100-day reviews in a report that also suggests a new investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. The strike force, according to a White House fact sheet on the report, will “propose unilateral and multilateral enforcement actions against unfair foreign trade practices”...

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