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Biden Trade Pick Tai Pledges to Ensure China Tariffs Appropriate

  • Tai’s comments signals no immediate changes to China duties
  • USTR nominee says she ‘won’t hesitate’ to ensure compliance
Katherine Tai speaks during her confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 25.
Katherine Tai speaks during her confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 25.Photographer: Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post/Bloomberg
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President Joe Biden’s nominee for trade chief said she’d work to ensure that tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on billions of dollars of imported Chinese goods are appropriate, signaling no immediate changes to the levies.