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In This Week's Issue

August 13, 2018

Trump Targets Turkey Tariffs on Twitter
Continuing his administration’s pressure on Turkey, President Trump Aug. 10 upped the ante on steel and aluminum tariffs levied against the country, just days after other...

U.S. Reimposes Iran Sanctions, EU Will Continue Business
As promised, the U.S. took action Aug. 6 to “snap back” nuclear-related sanctions against Iran that were lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the White...

U.S., China Again Raise Stakes in Tariff Face-Off
In what would remind observers of an old Cold War-era cartoon, the U.S. and China continued adding firepower in their tariff battle. In the latest salvo, the U.S. will place a...

Administration Sanctions Russia for Use of Novichok Poison
In response to an attack on two Russians in the United Kingdom (UK), the administration will impose further sanctions on Russia, including a presumption of denial on export...

Bilateral NAFTA Talks Continue
Despite rumors of the negotiation window closing, bilateral talks between the U.S. and Mexico will continue into the week of Aug. 13, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, Chicken, Airbus

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