Tai, Labor Officials Discuss TRIPS Waiver Proposal, Vaccine Concerns

By INSIDE US TRADE / April 14, 2021 at 2:34 PM
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Tuesday discussed with labor leaders a proposed waiver of some World Trade Organization rules on intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, USTR said in a readout. Separately, she spoke with what USTR labeled advocacy organizations that back the waiver. “Ambassador Tai reiterated that the Biden-Harris Administration’s top priority is saving lives and ending the pandemic in the United States and around the world,” the readout of the labor meeting states. “The Ambassador conveyed the...

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