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In This Week's Issue

August 22, 2016

Billions in Import Duties Went Uncollected, GAO Says
Over the last 15 years, the U.S. government did not collect $2.3 billion in antidumping (AD) and countervailing duties (CVD) as of mid-May 2015, according to a new report by...

Agencies Issue Single Destination Control Statement
In their latest step in the export control reform effort, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) listened to industry...

Peru Must Do More to Address Illegal Timber Concerns
Peru must do more to reform its forestry sector, according to a report from the Interagency Committee on Trade in Timber Products from Peru published Aug. 17. The interagency...

Union Disappointed with Commerce Tire Ruling
United Steelworkers (USW) is “disappointed” by the negative preliminary determination Commerce announced Aug. 12 in its antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of...

TPP Means Lower Back-to-School Costs, FDRA Says
Parents would save a bundle on back-to-school shoe shopping were the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in full force, the Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America...

ITC Vote Finalizes Steel Victory
In another win for U.S. steel producers, the International Trade Commission (ITC) determined Aug. 17 that industry is materially injured by dumped imports of heavy...

Briefs: ZTE, Export Enforcement, Insurance

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