File - In this Monday, July 11, 2016 file photo, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom speaks at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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Forty-six countries including the U.S., China and European Union nations failed Sunday to agree on a list of "environmental goods" like solar-powered air conditioners or LED light bulbs that could be targeted for lower tariffs.The talks amounted to just a step in a broader process on the Environmental Goods Agreement that was already facing uncertainty about how the administration of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump will approach it.One senior negotiator said the last-ditch Chinese effort, which affected priority items for many other nations, came even as China has been trying to position itself as a leader on environmental issues.
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