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America's emergence as an energy powerhouse gives it a key lever in global trade talks

Patti Domm

Increased sales of U.S. energy are a significant part of trade negotiations between the U.S. and China. The growth in U.S. exports and rising U.S. clout in the global energy market was a topic of discussions in many of the meeting rooms at the IHS Markit annual CERAWeek conference in Houston. Trade experts see Europe as the next front in the Trump administration's efforts to make trade more fair for American companies.