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China Playing “Aggressive Game” in Africa and the World, Says U.S. Trade Rep Katherine Tai

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai spoke with Rama Yade of the Atlantic Council's Africa Center about China's trading practices in Africa. Image via The Atlantic Council.

The top U.S. trade official, Katherine Tai, acknowledged that Washington is increasingly facing difficulties in Africa and other regions because China, not the U.S., is most countries’ largest trading partner.

During a conversation with The Atlantic Council’s Rama Yade, Tai also downplayed competition with China in Africa as the primary motivation for why Washington should be more engaged:

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