The Biden administration is reportedly considering launching an investigation into China’s widespread use of industrial subsidies under Section 301 of U.S. trade law, a move that could lead to additional tariffs on Chinese imports.
Importers of large residential washing machines seeking to avoid the higher level of safeguard tariffs imposed to protect U.S. producers are reminded that the third quota period for 2021 begins on August 7.
A year-long disagreement over interpretation of a key provision the USMCA's more stringent auto rules may be headed for a dispute resolution panel after talks in Washington last week between the U.S. and Mexico failed to make any progress on the issue.
A joint announcement earlier this week from the U.S. Treasury Department and the State Bank of Vietnam that an agreement has been reached to address U.S. concerns with Vietnam’s currency practices has, for the time being at least, removed the threat of punitive Sec. 301 tariffs being imposed on Vietnamese imports.
Reversing a 2020 ruling by the Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit yesterday issued a decision upholding the former administration’s authority to hike tariffs on Turkish steel imports.
After being kept under wraps by the Trump administration, Commerce this week released a controversial report on the national security implications of U.S. imports of automobiles and automobile parts.
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.