Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said on 17 July that he will work to advance legislation to curtail the president’s trade authority if the Trump administration continues with its “misguided and reckless reliance on tariffs.” More
The DEA has strengthened controls over the diversion of controlled substances and made other improvements in the quota management regulatory system for the production, manufacturing and procurement of controlled substances. More
Canada will lead a multi-sectoral trade and investment mission to mainland China in mid-November 2018 focused on the Atlantic provinces of New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Sectors targeted for participation in the mission include food and beverages (including seafood), clean growth, education and tourism. More
U.S. Vice President Pence defended the Trump administration’s trade policy, including the recently-imposed additional tariffs on US$34 billion worth of mainland Chinese products, in a 16 July speech at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Separately, the United States has submitted a new Section 301 report to the WTO where it decries a range of mainland Chinese practices. More
Following are summaries of current AD/CV actions targeting mainland Chinese manufacturers taken by the DOC.
Products: Cast iron pipe fittings, Certain folding gift boxes, Certain new pneumatic off-the-road tyres, Certain new pneumatic off-the-road tyres, etc. More
Topics: Final Affirmative AD Injury Determination on Steel Flanges; Public Interest Input Sought in Section 337 Investigation of Two-Way Radio Equipment; Section 337 Investigation of Amorphous Metal Terminated; More
The United States has filed separate dispute settlement cases at the WTO against mainland China and four other trading partners challenging the tariffs each of these WTO members imposed in response to President Trump’s Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. More