Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Virtual Meeting with Turkish Minister of Trade Ruhsar Pekcan

March 31, 2021

WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today met virtually with Ruhsar Pekcan, the Turkish Minister of Trade.

Ambassador Tai and Minister Pekcan discussed the importance of engagement between their two offices and regular communication. They also discussed potential ways to coordinate on key trade issues of mutual interest, including the global overcapacity of steel and aluminum, digital services taxation, and opportunities to increase market access across a variety of sectors.