USTR Seeking Comments on Possible Extension of Sec. 301 Exclusions for Medical-Care Products

2021-08-30T17:13:53+00:00August 27th, 2021|COVID-19, U.S. Customs|

With COVID-19 cases in the U.S. on the rise again due to spread of the Delta variant, the administration seeking public input on whether to extend by up to another 6 months, the Section 301 exclusions for 99 COVID-19 response “medical-care products” that are currently set to expire on September 30, 2021.

USTR Sets Out Argument Against Canada’s Dairy TRQ Allocation

2021-07-14T17:08:34+00:00July 14th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

Are U.S. farmers still being denied their fair share of the supply-managed Canadian market? U.S. trade officials and dairy industry advocates think so and an official submission has been made to dispute the way Canada administers dairy import quotas in accordance with USMCA. Find out all the details here.

U.S. and EU Agree to Suspend Retaliatory Tariffs in Airbus-Boeing Dispute for 5 Years

2021-06-17T15:19:59+00:00June 16th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

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.

Supply Chain Report Calls for New ‘Trade Strike Team’ and Tougher Enforcement Measures

2021-06-14T15:24:43+00:00June 11th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance|

What are some actions you can take to strengthen your supply chain? Find out here, along with all the details on the Biden Administration's immediate action to address vulnerabilities and strengthen resilience of U.S. supply chains.

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.