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Senate Trade Committee Leadership Issues Stern Editorial on WTO Reform

15 Oct 2019

In a recent CNN-Business editorial, Sens. Grassley (Republican-Iowa) and Wyden (Democrat-Oregon) criticised that mainland China has self-designated as a developing country “to shirk WTO commitments in...Read More


U.S.-Mainland China Trade Talks Yield Tariff Hike Suspension, IPR and Agricultural Commitments

14 Oct 2019

Following a White House meeting with Vice Premier Liu He, U.S. President Donald Trump announced on 11 October that the United States and mainland China had come to a “very substantial phase one deal”....Read More


Mexico Unveils New Industrial Policy

10 Oct 2019

Mexico’s Ministry of Economy unveiled earlier this month a new national industrial policy at the first business meeting for the integration of productive chains held in Queretaro. Undersecretary of Tr...Read More


Export Restrictions Imposed on 28 Mainland Chinese Entities

10 Oct 2019

The Bureau of Industry and Security has added 28 mainland Chinese entities, including eight technology firms, to the U.S. Entity List, sharply limiting their ability to do business with entities in th...Read More


Mexico’s Tax Administration Service Amends General Foreign Trade Rules for 2019

8 Oct 2019

Mexico’s Tax Administration Service (SAT) recently issued the first set of amendments to its General Foreign Trade Rules (RGCEs) for 2019. Among other things, the RGCEs set forth general provisions an...Read More


Import Restrictions on Mainland Chinese Sawblades and Xanthan Gum for AD Duty Evasion

8 Oct 2019

In a final determination under the Enforce and Protect Act, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has found substantial evidence that a U.S. company evaded the antidumping duty order on diamond sawblades...Read More


More Section 301 Tariff Exclusions Announced for Mainland Chinese Products

3 Oct 2019

Additional exclusions from the Section 301 additional 25 percent tariff on List 1 and 2 goods from mainland China have been announced by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. These exclusions c...Read More


Tariff Increase on US$250 Billion in Imports from Mainland China Expected 15 October

2 Oct 2019

U.S. government sources have confirmed that a proposed increase in the additional tariff being imposed on US$250 billion worth of imports from mainland China from 25 percent to 30 percent will NOT tak...Read More


Sanctions Imposed on Mainland Chinese Entities for Dealings with Iran

30 Sept 2019

The U.S. State Department announced on 25 September the imposition of sanctions on certain mainland Chinese firms and individuals for knowingly engaging in a significant transaction for the transport ...Read More


U.S. Achieves Overhaul of Postal Rates at UPU Congress

30 Sept 2019

Delegates from 192 nations reached a breakthrough agreement on postal rates at the 24-25 September congress of the Universal Postal Union in Geneva. Even though the UPU was founded in 1874 this was on...Read More


U.S. to Push for Overhaul of Postal Rates at Universal Postal Union Congress

24 Sept 2019

Delegates from 192 nations will gather for a congress of the Universal Postal Union in Geneva on 24-25 September. Even though the UPU was founded in 1874 this is only the third congress in the history...Read More


Hong Kong Added to List of Regions Affected by African Swine Fever

23 Sept 2019

The U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced on 20 September that it has added Hong Kong to the list of regions considered to be affected by African swine fever (ASF). The age...Read More


Treasury Unveils Proposed Foreign Investment Review Regulations

23 Sept 2019

The U.S. Treasury Department on 17 September issued proposed regulations to implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA). Interested parties may submit comments on t...Read More


U.S. Announces Trade Mission to Hong Kong in Conjunction with Trade Winds Indo Pacific Business Forum

19 Sept 2019

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration is organising a trade mission to Hong Kong in April 2020 that will include the Trade Winds Indo Pacific business forum. While the T...Read More


Lawmakers Ask Telecom Agency to Bar Two Mainland Chinese Firms from Operating in the U.S.

19 Sept 2019

Senators Chuck Schumer (Democrat-New York) and Tom Cotton (Republican-Arkansas) recently sent a letter to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission asking that the FCC consider barring China Telecom ...Read More


Additional List 1, 2 and 3 Products from Mainland China Excluded from Section 301 Tariffs

19 Sept 2019

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has announced a range of products that will be excluded from the additional 25 percent duty imposed under Section 301 on (i) some US$34 billion worth of imp...Read More


CBP Expands Test of Advance Data Requirements for E-Commerce Shipments

16 Sept 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection is expanding from nine to 20 the number of participants in a recently-launched test under which additional data elements for Section 321 goods are transmitted in adv...Read More


Interim U.S. Deal with Mainland China Possible as Beijing Suspends More Tariffs

16 Sept 2019

President Trump said on 12 September that he would be willing to consider an interim trade agreement with mainland China, which could open the door for progress at bi-lateral talks scheduled for Octob...Read More


New Draft Guidance for U.S. Exports of Items with Surveillance Capabilities

13 Sept 2019

The U.S. State Department has published a draft guidance document that seeks to provide exporters of hardware, software and technology having intended and unintended surveillance capabilities with ins...Read More


U.S. Delays Section 301 Tariff Increase After Mainland China Provides Tariff Exclusions for U.S. Goods

13 Sept 2019

Mainland China announced this week the first exclusions from its additional 25 percent tariff on imports of U.S. goods. President Trump then delayed from 1 October to 15 October an increase from 25 to...Read More

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