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Manufacturing group wants Biden to focus on FTAs, market access

March 17, 2023 at 8:00 AM
The National Association of Manufacturers is urging President Biden to be more aggressive in negotiating free trade agreements with a slew of countries and to work on eliminating both tariffs and nontariff barriers in key trade initiatives like the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity. The Biden administration has eschewed traditional FTAs, opting instead for broader initiatives that don’t include market-access talks. This includes IPEF, the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity and bilateral initiatives with the European Union, Kenya, the United...

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