Trade Policy

U.S. to begin the process of raising Tariffs on ALL remaining $300B of Chinese goods

May 14, 2019 BREAKING: According to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) will hold a public hearing from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM EST on May 15, 2019 and from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM EST on May 16, 2019 regarding proposed action to enforce U.S. rights in …

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U.S. Imposes 25% Tariffs on $200B of Chinese Goods

May 10, 2019 BREAKING: According to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today released the following statement regarding additional action under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974: “Earlier today, at the direction of the President, the United States increased the level of tariffs from 10 percent …

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United States Announces Deal with Canada and Mexico to Lift Retaliatory Tariffs

May 17, 2019 BREAKING: According to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): Washington, DC – Today, the United States announced an agreement with Canada and Mexico to remove the Section 232 tariffs for steel and aluminum imports from those countries and for the removal of all retaliatory tariffs imposed on American goods by those countries. The …

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United States, Mexico, and Canada Reach Agreement to Modernize NAFTA

October 1, 2018 BREAKING: According to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): UNITED STATES–MEXICO–CANADA TRADE FACT SHEET Modernizing NAFTA into a 21st Century Trade Agreement The United States, Mexico, and Canada have reached an agreement to modernize the 24-year-old NAFTA into a 21st century, high-standard agreement The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will support mutually beneficial trade …

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China to Impose Tariffs on Additional $60 Billion of U.S. Imports

September 18, 2018 BREAKING: China to Begin Imposing from 5% to 10% Tariffs on additional $60 Billion of U.S. Imports (5,207 products) on September 24, 2018 in response to the U.S. imposing 10% Tariffs on additional $200 Billion of Chinese Imports (5,745 products) Dated: September 18, 2018 According to the “Notice of the Customs Tariff …

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U.S. to Impose 10% Tariffs on Additional $200 Billion of Chinese Imports Effective September 24, 2018

September 17, 2018 BREAKING: According to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), “as a result of China’s retaliation and failure to change its practices, the President has ordered USTR to begin imposing tariffs of 10 percent on an additional $200 billion of Chinese imports which take effect on September 24, 2018. As part of the United …

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China to Begin Imposing 25% Tariffs on U.S. Imports ($16 Billion) on August 23, 2018

China to Begin Imposing 25% Tariffs on U.S. Imports ($16 Billion) on August 23, 2018 in response to the Second Tranche of U.S. Tariffs Dated: August 8, 2018 (see List of Products link below) Chinese government’s Taxation Committee Announcement [2018] No. 7: (unofficial translation) Announcement of the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council on …

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U.S. to Begin Imposing 25% Tariffs on the Second Tranche of Chinese Products ($16 Billion) on August 23, 2018

August 8, 2018 BREAKING: the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today released a list of approximately $16 billion worth of imports from China that will be subject to a 25 percent additional tariff as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related to the forced transfer of American technology and intellectual property.  This …

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China To Impose New Tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. Imports (August 3, 2018)

China’s State Council Customs Tariff Commission decided to impose tariffs on 5,207 tax items imported from the United States. The measure involves an import trade volume of approximately US$60 billion from the United States. The relevant matters are as follows: 1. Add 25% tariff to 2,493 items of tax items listed in Annex 1, add …

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