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


September 25, 2017

Share of U.S.-Origin Goods in NAFTA Trade Declining
On the eve of the next round of NAFTA talks, Commerce officials are using a downward trend in the share of U.S.-produced content in manufactured goods imported from Mexico...

Swedish Telecom Firm Pays $965 Million to Settle FCPA Violations
Sweden-based telecommunications provider Telia Company AB and its Uzbek subsidiary, Coscom LLC, agreed Sept. 21 to pay $965 million in a global settlement with the...

President Targets North Korea Trading Partners
The day after a confrontational speech at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, the president Sept. 21 backed up his words with action, issuing an executive order (EO) 13810...

U.S., EU Review Privacy Shield Framework
European Union (EU) Justice Commissioner Vera Jourova traveled to Washington Sept. 18-20 to meet with Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to review the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield...

Administration Takes Aim at China, WTO
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer made clear in remarks Sept. 18 that his trade philosophy mirrors that of his boss. In a keynote speech at the Center for...

Labor Dispute May Boost Use of Confidential Information
Deliberations during a seminal trade dispute over the effect of labor law enforcement were hamstrung by the need to protect confidential information and raised concerns over the...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, Agriculture, NAFTA, Entity List

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