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Trump Considers Withdrawing From WTO’s $1.7 Trillion Purchasing Pact

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The U.S. is mulling a plan to withdraw from a global pact worth $1.7 trillion in government contracts, a person familiar with the matter said, in a move that may anger close allies during a delicate moment for trade.