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Five Things You Must Know About Trade Wars

On April 3, 2018, President Trump’s U.S. Trade Representative released a list of 1300 categories of Chinese goods that will be subject to 25% tariffs. That followed a tit-for-tat exchange in which President Trump announced a...more

International Law Bulletin - Vol. 22, No. 3

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND TRADE - Dispute Resolution - WTO: The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Panel ruled that Russia must remove its anti-dumping duties levied on European Union (EU) vans...more

White House Announces Products Potentially Subject To Tariffs

On April 3, the Office of the United States Trade Representative ("USTR") identified hundreds of Chinese products against which it proposes to impose 25 percent import duties under Sections 301 and 304 of the Trade Act of...more

US-China Update: Is It a Trade War Yet - Or Just a Showdown? China Responds to US Threats of Additional Tariffs on Chinese...

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Immediately after the United States Trade Representative (USTR) proposed an additional duty of 25% on over 1300 categories of products from China, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) responded with its own proposed list of...more

USTR Publishes 301 Product List / China Reacts With Its Own List

The U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has prepared for publication a Federal Register Notice (“Notice”) that identifies a list of approximately 1,300 tariff lines on which it proposes to levy additional duties of up to 25%...more

Imports and Investment From China to Face New Barriers

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President Donald Trump’s recent decision to impose a wide range of restrictive new measures against China, in response to China’s practices involving U.S. intellectual property and technology, creates new risks, barriers—and...more

Trade Trifecta!

Some events rather significant to international traders occurred in the last few days. First, on Friday, March 23, 2018, President Trump signed the latest spending bill. It includes a provision to renew Generalized System of...more

President Trump Directs Action as a Result of USTR's Section 301 Investigation on China's Laws, Policies, Practices, or Actions...

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Yesterday, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum regarding China's technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation-related laws, policies, practices, and actions. The Presidential Memorandum directs the...more

Trump Administration Takes Action on Trade with China

Following U.S. Trade Representative’s Section 301 investigation, presidential order threatens tariff increases and restrictions on Chinese inbound investment. Tariff rises of 25 percent proposed, including for aerospace,...more

President Trump Signs Memorandum To Combat Discriminatory Or Unreasonable Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, And...

by King & Spalding on

On March 22, 2018, President Trump signed a memorandum instructing his administration to take action against the “unfair and harmful acquisition of U.S. technology” by China. The President previously instructed United...more

U.S. - China Trade War Ahead? China Fires Back with Tariffs on $3 Billion of U.S. Exports to China (IRB No. 573)

by Bryan Cave on

On Friday, March 23, 2018, following President Trump’s signing of an executive memorandum directing the U.S. Trade Representative to propose a list of unspecified tariff increases on what the White House suggested might...more

Gearing Up for the Impact of Section 301 Trade Remedies

by Morgan Lewis on

The imposition of trade remedies against China requires both importers and exporters to prepare for the potential impact of tariffs and expanded foreign investment review....more

President Announces Actions Against China For Intellectual Property Practices

by Husch Blackwell LLP on

On March 22, 2018, the President issued a Presidential Memorandum in which he announced the actions the United States will take in response to China’s allegedly unfair trade practices found by the Office of the United States...more

President Trump Announces Section 301 Tariffs on China: What We Know So Far

by Baker Donelson on

On March 22, 2018, President Trump directed the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to implement tariffs on approximately $50 billion worth of Chinese products. The tariffs are a result of the USTR Section 301...more

Commerce Department Announces Procedures for Companies to Request Exclusions From Recent Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

by Williams Mullen on

On March 19, 2018 the Commerce Department (“Commerce”) published procedures for private companies to seek exclusions from the recent steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by President Trump under the Administration’s national...more

US announces tariffs on steel and aluminum

On March 8, 2018, President Trump signed Presidential Proclamations adjusting imports of steel and aluminum into the US. This action marks the imposition of heavy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, in a move that may...more

Trump Administration Imposes Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

The international trade front has had some important developments over the last few weeks that will likely have significant impacts on the construction of domestic wind, solar, biomass and other types of renewable energy...more

New Tariffs: Trade War Washing Ashore?

On January 22, 2018, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer announced the imposition of safeguard tariffs on solar cells and modules. Much has been said in the general press about this case, but only now is the...more

U.S. Approves New Tariffs on Solar Cells

by Holland & Knight LLP on

On Jan. 22, 2018, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer announced that the Trump Administration approved recommendations to impose safeguard tariffs on imported solar cells and modules. The USTR made the...more

Solar Flare-up with China

Two actions took place at the end of last week which heighten concerns that a trade war with China could be ever more likely. First, there was the preliminary decision in the solar panels 201 case. Then, we had the additional...more

Boletín Mensual de Comercio Internacional: Abril - Información con énfasis en la Regulación Comercial y de Arbitraje Internacional

by Holland & Knight LLP on

Durante el mes de abril destacan los siguientes temas: Comercio, Acceso, Propiedad Intelectual, Competencia Económica, Arbitraje...more

WTO Panel Decision: EU – Poultry Meat (China)

by White & Case LLP on

Decision: A WTO Panel has issued a mixed ruling in a challenge by China to the EU's modification of its tariff schedule for goods. Significance of Decision: This important decision provides new clarity on the...more

Predicting the Unpredictable: Will Tariffs Under President Trump Cause a Trade War With China?

President Trump has stated that he would impose tariffs on imports from China ranging from ten to forty-five percent. Can he do it? And will it cause a trade war? The Effects of Increased Tariffs - In the 18th...more

Dentons' pick of global regulatory trends to watch in 2017 - Economic sanctions and trade

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Focus on the US - Trade - International trade was a significant issue during the presidential campaign and one which President Trump returned to often on the trail. First, he promised that trade agreements would...more

Boletín Mensual de Comercio Internacional: Enero - Información con Énfasis en la Regulación Comercial y de Arbitraje Internacional

by Holland & Knight LLP on

Durante el mes de Enero destacan los siguientes temas: Acceso, Compras, Propiedad Intelectual, Comercio, Inversión, Solución de Diferencias, Competencia, Subvenciones, Arbitraje Inversión....more

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