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NFTC Urges Swift Confirmation of Katherine Tai as USTR

Washington D.C. – National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) President Rufus Yerxa today released the following statement urging the Senate to bring Katherine Tai’s nomination as USTR to the floor for quick confirmation:

“I want to congratulate Katherine Tai on her nomination and I urge Congress to move swiftly to confirm her. I was encouraged by the priorities she set forward during today’s hearing and especially appreciate the emphasis placed on working closely with our allies on the challenges facing the WTO and ensuring that our trade policy works for all Americans."


About the NFTC
Serving America's Global Businesses Since 1914- The National Foreign Trade Council ( is a leading business organization advocating an open, rules- based global trading system. Founded in 1914 by a broad-based group of American companies, the NFTC now serves its member companies through its office in Washington D.C.