In This Week's Issue

June 29, 2015

Borman: Little Impact from Cuba’s Removal from Terrorism List
As the Obama administration readies the regulatory changes to drop Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism (SSOT), officials are downplaying the immediate effects of...

Obama Wins Trifecta on Key Trade Legislation
After much misreporting and hand-wringing over delays in congressional approval of three key trade bills, President Obama won passage of the legislation and was poised to...

EU Extends Russia Sanctions, U.S. Right Behind
Despite the economic pain some European firms are suffering from the loss of trade with Russia, the European Union (EU) agreed June 22 to extend economic sanctions against...

Ex-Im Charter Will Expire June 30, Heitkamp Concedes
The Export-Import Bank’s (Ex-Im) charter will expire at the end of June and there is no clear path for its renewal or even its temporary extension, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.)...

Sen. Brown Gets Consolation Prize with Enforcement Amendment
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), one of TPA’s staunchest opponents, failed to stop the fast-track bill, but, according to one congressional staffer, “got what he wanted,” with...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, Hydrofluorcarbon Blends, Kazakhstan, China BIT

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