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In This Week's Issue

August 21, 2017

BIS Implements 2016 Wassenaar Changes
Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Aug. 15 implemented dozens of changes Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) members agreed to at its December 2016 plenary. Changes to the...

USTR to Investigate Chinese IPR Policies
That didn’t take long. Just four days after the president directed the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to determine whether to investigate China’s intellectual property rights...

ITC Hearing Heats up Over Future of U.S. Solar Industry
Solar industry executives, local and federal elected government officials, and foreign officials from six countries and the European Union showed up to the International Trade...

Agricultural Exporters Score Three Wins in One Day
Aug. 17 proved to be a good 24 hours for agricultural exporters. That day, the Agriculture Department (USDA) announced that Korea lifted its ban on imports of U.S. poultry and...

U.S. Combative in First Round of NAFTA Renegotiations
Speaking third after Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Mexican Economy Secretary Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, both of whom touted the success of...

Briefs: Flanges, Duty Evasion, Japan

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