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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

September 17, 2018

United Technologies Settles SEC Bribery Charges
Connecticut-based United Technologies Corporation (UTC) agreed Sept. 12 to pay $13.9 million to settle charges of violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) with illicit...

White House Could Impose Sanctions for Election Interference
Pick your cliché: “all sizzle and no steak” or “all hat and no cattle,” or even better for vegetarians: “all icing, no cake.” Despite long-held criticism that the administration is not...

Trade Groups Target Flyover Country
This is getting serious. With two months before the midterm elections, more than 80 of the largest U.S. retail, manufacturing, technology and services trade organizations...

China Asks Permission to Retaliate in WTO Dispute
The current trade tit-for-tat over tariffs got a little more interesting Sept. 11 when China requested World Trade Organization (WTO) authorization to impose $7 billion in annual...

EU, U.S. Trade Officials Agree to Keep Talking
After a “constructive” meeting Sept. 10, European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer agreed to...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, MTB, Steel

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