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.

World Bank’s Temporary Trade Barriers Database Updated

2021-06-14T14:32:06+00:00June 11th, 2021|International Trade Issues|

The World Bank recently published an update to its Temporary Trade Barriers Database, which is the most complete accounting on the use of temporary trade barriers in the form of antidumping, countervailing, and safeguard measures across over 30 countries since the 1980s through 2019. Find out all the details.

European and U.S. Business Groups Urge Leaders to Scrap Retaliatory Tariffs 

2021-05-04T13:38:04+00:00May 3rd, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

Nearly 90 European and U.S. trade groups last week called on the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and U.S. President Joe Biden to permanently remove the EU-US retaliatory tariffs on products unrelated to ongoing transatlantic trade disputes.

Fighting Climate Change a New Priority in U.S. Trade Policy, Says USTR Tai

2021-04-20T17:55:47+00:00April 19th, 2021|Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai has outlined her vision for using trade policy to protect the planet and fight climate change with the goal of ensuring that the U.S. and its trading partners are engaged in fair competition that does not suppress environmental protection.