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Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s virtual meeting with European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis

03/22/2021

WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today met virtually with European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis.

Ambassador Tai and Executive Vice President Dombrovskis discussed the importance of transatlantic trade and investment. Ambassador Tai emphasized her strong desire to build on a positive and productive relationship with the European Union. They committed to strengthening U.S.-E.U. cooperation on shared objectives, including trade policy support to address climate change, forced labor and issues related to large non-market economies, such as China. They also discussed their strong interest in resolving the dispute related to large civil aircraft subsidies and addressing global steel and aluminum overcapacity. Ambassador Tai and Executive Vice President Dombrovskis agreed to regular engagement on key issues, including WTO reform. 

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