USTR Says Tai, Dombrovskis Discussed Challenges From China, Non-Market Economies

By Reuters
September 29, 2021 Updated: September 29, 2021

WASHINGTON—U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and her European Union counterpart discussed common challenges posed by non-market economies, including China, during a meeting in Washington on Tuesday, Tai’s office said in a statement.

Tai thanked European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis “for helping to build an important bilateral partnership and working constructively to strengthen the transatlantic trade and economic relationship.”

European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis speaks during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels on March 10, 2021. (Johanna Geron/Pool/AFP via Getty Images)

The statement made no mention of efforts to resolve a steel and aluminum tariff dispute between the United States and the EU.