US deputy trade representative Sarah Bianchi said a first round of talks with Taiwan would start in early autumn to “develop an ambitious road map for negotiations under the US-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade”. Photo: EPA-EFE
US deputy trade representative Sarah Bianchi said a first round of talks with Taiwan would start in early autumn to “develop an ambitious road map for negotiations under the US-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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US-Taiwan trade: Washington announces start of talks for bilateral agreement with an eye on Beijing

  • Agreement to address ‘significant distortions’ caused by state-owned enterprises and harm caused by non-market practices and policies
  • Taiwanese negotiator says talks will help island straighten trade practices and statutes, paving the ground for a future free trade agreement with the US

US deputy trade representative Sarah Bianchi said a first round of talks with Taiwan would start in early autumn to “develop an ambitious road map for negotiations under the US-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade”. Photo: EPA-EFE
US deputy trade representative Sarah Bianchi said a first round of talks with Taiwan would start in early autumn to “develop an ambitious road map for negotiations under the US-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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