12 March 2019
Input Sought for Annual Report on Trends in U.S. Services Trade. The USITC is inviting interested members of the public to furnish by 30 March information and views in connection with its 2019 report on trends in U.S. services trade. This report, which the USITC plans to publish on 20 September, will provide aggregate data on cross-border trade in services for the period ending in 2018 and transactions by affiliates based outside the country of their parent firm for the period ending in 2016. This report’s analysis will focus on distribution services, including logistics, maritime transport and retail.
Expedited Sunset Reviews of AD/CV Duty Orders on Steel Pipe. The USITC has decided to conduct expedited sunset reviews of the AD and CV duty orders on circular welded carbon-quality steel pipe from mainland China. As opposed to full reviews, expedited reviews do not include a public hearing or the issuance of questionnaires.
Section 337 Investigation of Graphics Processors Terminated. The USITC has terminated on the basis of a settlement agreement its patent infringement investigation of certain graphics processors and products containing the same from various sources, including Hong Kong.