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Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s virtual meeting with United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss

03/22/2021

WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today met virtually with United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Liz Truss. 

Ambassador Tai and Secretary of State Truss discussed the special relationship and strong bilateral trade ties between the United States and the United Kingdom. They agreed to work constructively to address unfair trade practices of non-market economies, such as China. They also agreed to partner on key issues, including ending the COVID-19 pandemic, resolving the large civil aircraft subsidies dispute, WTO reform, climate change, forced labor and support for a worker-centered trade policy. 

Ambassador Tai discussed her ongoing review of the U.S.-UK free trade agreement negotiations conducted under the previous administration. Ambassador Tai and Secretary Truss and looked forward to continuing discussions at the G7 Trade Ministerial in March. 

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