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Lighthizer hopes China talks in final weeks, but 'major issues' remain

March 13, 2019
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday said he hopes the U.S. and China are within weeks of reaching an agreement to reduce tariffs and trade barriers, but would not elaborate further on timing – or say whether he thought it would come to fruition. “Our hope is that we’re in the final weeks of having an agreement, but I’m not predicting one,” he told Senate Finance Committee members at a hearing on the World Trade Organization. “There still are...

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