USTR Plans For WTO Talks On Enviro Goods, Congress Told

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Trade Representative's office told Congress Friday that it plans to negotiate with several World Trade Organization members to lower tariffs on environmental goods, such as wind turbines and solar panels.

USTR Michael Froman formally notified Congress of the Obama administration's intent to enter talks with 13 other WTO economies, including the European Union and China, to free up trade on a host of environmental goods. The 14 WTO members involved announced in late January that they had agreed to launch negotiations for an agreement...
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