WASHINGTON — December 10, 2020 — National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Kim Glas issued a statement today welcoming the reported selection of the House Ways and Means Committee’s Chief Trade Counsel, Katherine Tai, as the next U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).
“We applaud President-elect Joe Biden’s expected nomination of the House Ways and Means Committee’s Chief Trade Counsel, Katherine Tai, as the next U.S. Trade Representative. This selection is welcome news to the U.S. textile industry, which has worked closely with Katherine on several critical trade issues over the years. She is an exceptional candidate to serve as the next USTR, having dedicated her career to enforcing our trade laws, and, most recently, serving as a key lead negotiator in the House securing key improvements in the USMCA agreement.
She will be a powerful and thoughtful advocate on behalf of American workers and our environment. The U.S. textile industry looks forward to working with her on our top trade priorities.”
Posted December 10, 2020
Source: National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO)