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US must be 'strategic' on removing Chinese tariffs, says trade chief Tai

The Biden administration took the first step toward a review of tariffs on more than $300 billion in Chinese imports.

Trade Representative Katherine Tai. Photo: Bloomberg

Trade Representative Katherine Tai. Photo: Bloomberg

Eric Martin and Matt Shirley | Bloomberg
The US must be “strategic” when it comes to a decision on whether to remove China tariffs, Trade Representative Katherine Tai said a day after President Joe Biden mentioned he would review Trump-era levies as consumer prices surge.

“With respect to the tariffs, our approach as with everything in this relationship, is to be strategic,” Tai said on Tuesday in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s Shery Ahn and Haidi Lun. “We have to keep our eye on the ball in terms of how to effectively realign the US-China trade and economic relationship.”

Tai wouldn’t say whether the administration would remove

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First Published: May 24 2022 | 9:52 AM IST

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