US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington in June. Photo: AFP US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington in June. Photo: AFP
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington in June. Photo: AFP

Lawmakers pressure US trade representative to strike a formal trade deal with Taiwan

  • In a letter signed by 50 senators, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was urged to start negotiating with Taipei to reduce US ‘reliance’ on China
  • A comprehensive trade deal, the senators wrote, would ‘serve as a signal to other nations that Taiwan is a viable partner that is open for business’

Topic |   US-China trade war
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington in June. Photo: AFP US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington in June. Photo: AFP
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Washington in June. Photo: AFP
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