ARLINGTON, VA – National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) President and CEO Eric R. Byer recently issued the following statement congratulating Katherine Tai on her confirmation as the new U.S. Trade Representative.

“NACD congratulates Katherine Tai on her confirmation to serve as the U.S. Trade Representative. We look forward to working with U.S. Trade Representative Tai to promote trade policies that facilitate international commerce and strengthen American businesses, including securing retroactive renewals of the Miscellaneous Tarif Bill (MTB) and Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) programs.

“Chemical distribution is a global business and while our country works to recover from the economic impact of COVID-19, the uncertainty surrounding these trade measures are adversely impacting American businesses’ ability to compete globally and grow the nation’s workforce.”

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