President Trump recently signed an executive order addressing trade agreement violations and abuses.
According to the White House release, every trade agreement and investment agreement entered into by the United States, and all trade relations and trade preference programs of the United States, “should enhance economic growth, contribute favorably to the balance of trade, and strengthen the American manufacturing base.” The release further notes that it is the administration’s policy to:
The Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative (USTR), in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and the Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, will conduct comprehensive performance reviews of:
Read text of the executive order [PDF 173 KB] as released in the Federal Register.
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