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NFTC makes a plea for a speedy Lighthizer confirmation

February 24, 2017
The National Foreign Trade Council wants Robert Lighthizer confirmed as U.S. Trade Representative – ASAP. In a Feb. 23 letter to the Senate Finance Committee , the NFTC makes clear that its membership of more than 250 companies is getting impatient as the Trump administration embarks on a markedly new trade path without a USTR. “We urge the Committee on Finance to act quickly on this important nomination in order to ensure the smooth functioning of U.S. trade policy and...

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