EU-U.S. Summit the ‘Perfect Opportunity’ to Resolve Outstanding Disputes, Say Business Groups

2021-06-01T15:11:26+00:00June 1st, 2021|Trade Compliance|

What are some of the long-running trade disputes between the U.S. and the European Union causing challenges for transatlantic businesses? U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are one of them. Find out the rest, and all the details on this upcoming summit, here.

Tai Hosts First Meeting of USMCA Free Trade Commission

2021-05-21T17:55:56+00:00May 21st, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

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.

U.S. Must Take Action to Prevent Loss of Industries, Tai Tells Lawmakers

2021-04-30T20:26:42+00:00April 30th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance|

During a Senate hearing Wednesday, USTR Katherine Tai lamented what she said has become a now-familiar pattern in recent years of trade disputes devolving into “fights over the last scraps of an industry that we have lost to a competitor and in particular to the Chinese.”

USTR Proposes Tariffs on Imports from Six Countries in Response to Digital Services Taxes

2021-04-01T04:35:42+00:00March 31st, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., U.S. Customs|

Find out more about the $800 million worth of tariffs the Biden administration proposes hitting imports from the United Kingdom and five other countries with that could take effect in the coming months.