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15. September 2020: Laconic Latvian looks to reset US-EU trade relations

In an unusual super-commissioner role, Valdis Dombrovskis will have overall oversight over digital tax and US tariff battles.

Paolo De Castro, a lawmaker in the European Parliament's trade committee, said “flexibility” is essential when negotiating with personalities like Donald Trump or Boris Johnson, adding he "hope[s]" Dombrovskis may reveal some qualities “we [don’t] know yet.” His colleague Bernd Lange, chair of Parliament's trade committee, said he "would sometimes wish for a little more energy and initiative, but we will certainly discuss that together."

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