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Lighthizer: NAFTA hearings to stretch over three days next week

June 21, 2017 at 10:39 AM
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told Senate Finance Committee members on Wednesday that public hearings on NAFTA renegotiation priorities will last three days next week. The hearings – set for June 27, 28 and 29 – will provide more opportunities for interested parties to comment on the upcoming talks, which Lighthizer noted can start as soon as Aug. 16. “We intend to move very quickly,” Lighthizer said in his opening statement during the hearing, called to address USTR's trade agenda...

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