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 35 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


April 24, 2017

State Certifies Iran's Compliance, Yet Will Review Sanctions
Just as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson certified that Iran is compliant with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) April 18, he...

Census Scraps Used Electronics Field in AES
What a difference an administration makes. After months of Census officials saying they were going ahead with plans to include a controversial "yes-no indicator" for exports of...

Administration Launches Steel Imports Investigation
Just one day after Commerce self-initiated an investigation into whether foreign steel imports compromise national security, President Trump April 20 invited unions and U.S....

Industry Takes Aim at Export Regulations
In response to the Trump administration's call for comments about the effects of regulations on domestic manufacturing, industry had a few things to say about export...

Pence Flirts with Possibility of U.S.-Japan Bilateral FTA
During a whirlwind travel through the Asia-Pacific, Vice President Mike Pence talked tough on trade with Korea, launched the U.S.-Japan Economic Dialogue and celebrated...

Trump Signs 'Buy American and Hire American' Executive Order
President Trump dusted off his populist America-first message April 18, signing a "Buy American and Hire American" executive order (EO) while visiting a Wisconsin tool...

Administration Milks Criticism of Canadian Dairy Tax
President Trump used Canadian dairy policy to reiterate that change could be coming soon via NAFTA negotiations. "I wasn't going to do this – but I was in Wisconsin the other...

Briefs: FSB, India, Export Enforcement

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