Washington Tariff & Trade Letter provides exclusive, behind-the-scenes news and analysis every week of U.S. trade policies, regulations and legislation, export controls, trade sanctions, and enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duty laws.

Based on nearly 40 years of experience and extensive sources, Washington Tariff & Trade Letter delivers a concise briefing on bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations, particularly at the WTO, and trade disputes that directly affect international trade and investment.

In This Week's Issue

October 14, 2019

U.S. Agrees to Suspend Chinese Tariff Increase
The U.S. Oct. 11 reached a temporary verbal truce with China on what has been more than 18 months of a protracted trade war, including on-again, off-again tariffs and gyrating...

Industry, Lawmakers Welcomed Partial Progress
There was an almost vociferous applause of the administration’s limited progress in the trade war with China by industry groups and the president’s allies. “Business Roundtable...

BIS Adds Chinese Companies, Government Agencies to Entity List
As a Chinese trade delegation arrived in Washington to restart talks, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Oct. 7 added 28 Chinese entities to its Entity List, including...

U.S., Japan Sign Limited Trade Deals ...Again
Maybe it was just a photo op, or a good trade story for an administration that sorely needed one. Whatever the case, U.S. and Japanese officials Oct. 7 at the White House...

House Dems Talk USMCA in Mexico
Every day brings a new opinion piece or speech by administration officials singing the praises of the updated NAFTA, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement. At...

Briefs Export Enforcement, ITAR Exports, MTB

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