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NAFTA talks get underway as Trump promises trade action, sets up possible 301 probe

August 14, 2017
The long-awaited NAFTA renegotiations will kick off mid-week in Washington, DC, as negotiators formally begin work on restructuring the 23-year-old trade agreement on the first day the U.S. can statutorily do so. President Trump, meanwhile, began the week with two tweets promising action on trade before traveling to Washington to sign a memo instructing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to investigate whether the administration should initiate a Section 301 investigation into China's forced technology transfer policies. The memo comes after...


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