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Zoellick: Biden’s USTR must be a ‘creative advocate’ for WTO progress

September 11, 2020 at 3:01 PM
With a robust and challenging domestic agenda likely to occupy a Biden administration if the former vice president wins in November, trade issues -- including World Trade Organization reform -- are unlikely to be a top priority, former U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick said on Thursday, suggesting a strong USTR will be needed to facilitate real progress in Geneva. A “creative advocate” in the USTR position could find ways to integrate Joe Biden’s domestic priorities with trade issues, he said,...

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