Ambassador Tai to Travel to Belgium and Switzerland

January 13, 2023

WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai will travel to Brussels, Belgium and Davos, Switzerland from January 17 to January 21, 2023.

While in Brussels, Ambassador Tai will emphasize the importance of U.S. – European cooperation on a range of shared priorities, including building supply chain resilience, holding Russia accountable for its full-scale invasion of Ukraine, and confronting the non-market economic challenges posed by China and other economies.

On Tuesday, January 17, Ambassador Tai will meet with European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis to discuss the strong U.S. – EU trade and economic relationship and affirm the importance of the transatlantic relationship, including the work of the Trade and Technology Council and development of a global arrangement on steel and aluminum.  

On Wednesday, Ambassador Tai will travel to Switzerland and attend the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. At the Forum, Ambassador Tai will participate on a stakeholder dialogue titled the Case for Trade, attend a meeting of World Trade Organization ministers on the margins of the Forum, and conduct meetings with foreign counterparts as well as business and civil society leaders.