The White House announced new details on Thursday regarding the inaugural U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Meeting.
The meeting, first announced during President Joe Biden’s trip to Europe over the summer, will be held on Sept. 29 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai will serve as America’s co-chairpeople, while European Commission Executive Vice Presidents Margrethe Vestager and Valdis Dombrovskis will represent the European nations.
“At the U.S.-EU Summit, President Joe Biden, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel established the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council (TTC) to expand and deepen trade and transatlantic investment ties and update the rules of the road for the 21st century economy,” National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horne said in a statement accompanying the announcement. “Building on our shared democratic values and economic relationship — the world’s largest — we look forward to