CCIA Welcomes Incoming Chief Trade Negotiator

BY Heather Greenfield
May 11, 2017

Washington — CCIA and the i2Coalition sent a letter congratulating US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. The Senate approved his nomination Thursday with an 82-14 vote. The letter noted the digital economy is a leading sector of US trade, and the increasing challenges US companies face when other countries censor or exert controls over the internet and the free flow of data. The letter encouraged Lighthizer to assign a chief digital trade negotiator.

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