U.S. trade chief to talk with EU, Japan amid concerns over Chinese subsidies
WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative
Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European
Union and Japan in Paris on Thursday regarding joint efforts to
address the non market-oriented policies and practices of other
countries, his office said.
The meeting, which is expected to focus largely on Chinese
subsidies, will take place on the sidelines of the ministerial
meeting of the 36-member Organization for Economic Co-operation
and Development (OECD) in Paris on Wednesday and Thursday.
Lighthizer will also hold several bilateral meetings with
key trading partners, and attend an informal ministerial meeting
of the World Trade Organization, his office said in a statement.
(Reporting by Andrea Shalal; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)
First Published: 2019-05-21 23:24:50
Updated 2019-05-21 23:27:01
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