OSAKA – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today met with Canada’s Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development, Mary Ng, ahead of the start of the G7 Trade Ministers’ Meeting.
Ambassador Tai and Minister Ng discussed the agenda for the ministerial meeting over the next day, which will include discussions on the World Trade Organization and the upcoming 13th Ministerial Conference.
Ambassador Tai and Minister Ng also discussed ongoing conversations between the United States and Canada on the latter’s proposed digital services tax. They noted the positive tone of this engagement and pledged to continue working together to identify a productive way forward.
Ambassador Tai and Minister Ng agreed to meet at a later date to discuss these and additional topics of significant importance to the U.S.-Canadian trade relationship.