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Despite challenging economic year, U.S. Trade Ambassador sees "a lot of accomplishments"

Dec 21, 2022
From the launch of the IPEF, to defusing trade tension with the E.U., U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai has had a busy year.
"This is not a partisan position. This is about the totality of the United States economy,"  said U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai. Above, Tai in November.
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Biden's tariff choice: Cut them in hopes of easing inflation or keep them as leverage against China

Jul 5, 2022
The Treasury secretary and the trade representative disagree on the issue.
President Biden could reportedly make a decision about rolling back tariffs on some Chinese goods as soon as this week. In his Cabinet, opinions on the issue differ.
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U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Globalization 1.0 was “fragile.” Will 2.0 be more resilient?

May 2, 2022
Tai outlined what globalization 2.0 will look like and what those changes mean for the American people at the Milken Institute Global Conference.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai in conversation with Kai Ryssdal at the Milken Institute Global Conference on May 2.
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U.S. trade representative: "The global economy needs to evolve"

Apr 22, 2021
Trade Representative Katherine Tai speaks about new priorities in global trade and the need to address challenges collectively.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai discusses new priorities in global trade under the Biden administration. "We don't exist in a vacuum," she says.
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