Trade & Manufacturing Alert - January 2014

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In This Issue:

- The Sanctions Divide: The White House Pushes to Ease Trade Restrictions on Iran While Congress Contemplates a New Round of Sanctions Legislation

- Energy Industry Helps U.S. Set Exports Record

- China Challenges Numerous U.S. Dumping Determinations

- A Successful Conclusion to the WTO Bali Ministerial

- News Of Note:

..Steel Trade Cases Go Forward With Affirmative ITC Votes

..Public Hearing Scheduled For The ITC's 332 Investigations On African Growth & Opportunities Act

- Excerpt from A Successful Conclusion to the WTO Bali Ministerial:

The WTO's Ninth Ministerial Conference was held in Bali, Indonesia on December 3-7, 2013. Acceptance of the "Bali Package" was by no means an assured outcome as Geneva-based negotiators were unable to finalize negotiations before the Bali conference. Yet, WTO Members pursued tough political decisions overnight on Friday December 6th and produced the first multilateral trade agreement under the WTO in two decades.

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Topics:  Anti-Dumping Duty, China, Environmental Claims, Environmental Policies, Iran, Iran Sanctions, Manufacturers, Trade Policy, WTO

Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, General Business Updates, Energy & Utilities Updates, International Trade Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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