Jul 29, 2019
Last Friday on July 26th the White House issued a directive to USTR about the WTO "Stop wealthy countries from self-declaring yourselves self developing counties and taking advantage of WTO rules." Learn more on today's Two Minutes in Trade.
Jul 26, 2019
Next week the US and China meet face to face to discuss the trade dispute. If China is not willing to go back to its May level of commitments, the outcome could be President Trump imposing tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in goods.
Jul 25, 2019
The US is poised to with draw from the Universal Postal Union agreement, likely by January 2020. As a result the postal rates charged on goods shipped via the post for China and other countries are expected to increase significantly. Learn more on today's Two Minutes in Trade.
Jul 22, 2019
Both Spain and the UK are contemplating implementing a digital services tax similar to that which France recently passed, but as we saw in that instance, the US responded with launching a section 301 investigation into the unfairness of the tax. We all know that a positive 301 report finding can result in...
Jul 19, 2019
The US and Mexico reached an agreement in June staving off additional tariffs threatened by the President on Mexican imports. That agreement gave them two 45-day review periods. The end of the first review is Monday, July 22. Learn more in today's TMIT.