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Tai puts the Motor City front and center in opening APEC talks

May 25, 2023 at 5:25 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Thursday opened the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation trade ministerial in Detroit by welcoming her counterparts to a city she said “has become synonymous with rebirth, revitalization, and dynamic innovation,” tying into her belief that U.S. trade policy must put workers at its core. “Motor City – our affectionate nickname for Detroit – is the backbone of America’s industrial might, and its fingerprints are all over our nation’s story – its resilience, perseverance, and dedication...

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