BALTIMORE (WJZ) – Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade will travel to Baltimore on Monday to find out how the US and UK can improve existing trade policies, according to congressional staffers.
Anne-Marie Trevelyan will be meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md), Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md.), Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and the Executive Director. Maryland Port Authority William Doyle at the Port of Baltimore on Monday morning, congressional staffers said.
Looking forward to hosting @annietrev in Baltimore next week to begin the 🇺🇸-🇬🇧 Dialogue on the Future of Atlantic Trade!
The UK is one of our oldest allies and these meetings will inform how inclusive trade policy can promote equitable economic growth and prosperity.
– Ambassador Katherine Tai (@AprisadorTai) March 16, 2022
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Together they will tour the Port of Baltimore and hold a press conference to highlight US infrastructure – including the Port of Baltimore – in US trade policy, according to congressional staffers.
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They will also highlight the importance of creating resilient supply chains.
Parliamentary staff said the port visit is the first part of a two-day event that will explore how the US and UK can advance common trade priorities.
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During the visit, officials and lawmakers from the UK and the US will discuss how workers and businesses on both sides of the Atlantic can benefit from inclusive, flexible and lasting trade policies. long, according to congressional staffers.
https://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2022/03/20/u-k-trade-secretary-to-visit-baltimore-explore-supply-chain-possibilities/ UK Trade Secretary to visit Baltimore, explore supply chain possibilities – CBS Baltimore