US business group calls for 'urgent' Taiwan free trade talks

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US business group calls for 'urgent' Taiwan free trade talks

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TAIPEI : The United States should "urgently" start talks with Taiwan on a free trade agreement with the aim to present a completed text for passage next year, the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan said in an annual policy paper published on Wednesday.

FILE PHOTO: Flags of Taiwan and U.S.are placed for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018.

Chamber President Andrew Wylegala told reporters in Taipei there were "no clear indicators" the Biden administration was contemplating a BTA in the near term, but one could come further down the line.

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Category: Business

Topics: Trade Taiwan 2022 Chamber Taipei Mediacorp Economic Passage Agreement United Partners

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Published On: 2022-06-22, 13:48:02

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