USTR Wants Renewal of Trade-Promotion Authority

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) says it plans to ask for a three-year extension of trade-promotion authority in order to negotiate new trade deals. Robert Lighthizer says those discussions could be with Japan, Vietnam, and other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership if they’re interested. Politico quotes Lighthizer as saying, “The Trump administration will aggressively negotiate trade deals …

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Asian Trip Highlights Lack of Trade Deals with America

Dan Industry News Release, Trade

President Donald Trump is on a trip to Asian countries this week. Politico Dot Com says he’s likely to be looking for new trade deals, but many of the countries he’s traveling through don’t want to negotiate a two-way deal with the U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated new deals on Wednesday as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross brought …