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In This Week's Issue

August 19, 2019

Gun Industry Rallies Members to Urge Publication of Final Rules
Industry groups are turning on the “big guns” in support of transfer of items from U.S. Munitions List (USML) categories I, II and III, including firearms, close assault weapons...

Trade Groups See Boom or Bust in China Tariff Lists
What you see depends on where you stand, C.S. Lewis once wrote. With the administration’s decision Aug. 13 to delay some of its threatened tariffs against Chinese imports...

Commerce Self-Initiates Circumvention Inquiries on Steel Imports
For the first time, Commerce Aug. 14 announced it has self-initiated circumvention inquiries involving exports of certain corrosion-resistant steel products (CORE) made with...

Two WTO Environmental Disputes Move Ahead
At a time when the administration is getting pushback over reversing environmental regulations, two World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes involving U.S. protection of its...

Ex-Im Could Back More Dual-Use Transactions with New Board
After several years of monitoring just a few dual-use export transactions, that number could increase now that Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank has a full board up and running. In...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, Entity List

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