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 $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.
With the notification to Congress, the U.S. became the third country to have completed its domestic legislative procedures needed to implement the deal, the final step necessary for the USMCA to take effect this summer. However, some are doubtful the three countries can achieve a comprehensive implementation in such a short time.
The 2016 Presidential Election was among the most divisive in US history. On November 8,2016, President Donald J. Trump prevailed over former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, to secure the presidency until the 2020 election. Among the more popular tenets of his platform was a firm stance on international trade, which was often referred to as an “America-first” policy.
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