Find out what the latest trade developments are from - the U.S. and UK agreeing to put a 5-year hold on retaliatory tariffs to Canada requesting USMCA dispute panel over solar products safeguard tariffs, we've detailed these and much more for you here.
U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation earlier this week aiming to make it easier for businesses that believe they are victims of intellectual property theft to block imports made with their trade secrets.
Following a summit in Brussels, the United States and EU countries have agreed to put $12 billion worth of retailiatory tariffs on hold for another 5 years as part of a new “cooperative framework” to resolve the long-running WTO dispute over state subsidies for aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing.
Find out what the latest trade developments are from CBSA workers holding strike votes over pay and 'toxic workplace culture' - to a ruling where #importers must file protests with CBP in order to preserve their ability to obtain duty refunds in connection with exclusions from Section301 tariffs, we've detailed these and much more for you here.
A 25% tariff that aimed to counterbalance the amount of taxes estimated to be collected from U.S. providers of digital services has been put on hold - pending the outcome of multilateral negotiations. Find out all the details.
Adding to the list of cross-border tensions, the first-ever trade enforcement action under USMCA escalated to a new level on Tuesday with the filing of a request by the USTR for a Dispute Settlement Panel over claims that Ottawa is still unfairly blocking U.S. producers from accessing the Canadian dairy market.
Find out more about the issues discussed at this week’s inaugural meeting of the Free Trade Commission established by the USMCA in which top trade officials from Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. reviewed the assessments of various committees charged with overseeing implementation of the trade pact and affirmed their commitment to enforcing its provisions in a range of critical areas.
USMCA labour complaints are heating up with the filing last week by the Biden administration of a request under the trade deal’s new “Rapid Response Mechanism” concerning alleged violations of workers’ rights at a General Motors plant in Mexico and a reciprocal complaint made the same day by the Mexican government regarding the “lack of application” of labor laws in the U.S. agriculture and meatpacking industries.
Leaders of the Senate Finance trade subcommittee this week urged the Biden administration to consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership to boost trade and counterbalance China’s growing influence in the region.