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In This Week's Issue

January 14, 2019

Industry Posts Comments on Emerging Technology Controls
If industry submits 228 comments in the forest, but there’s no one at Commerce to read them, do the comments still exist? Jan. 10 was the deadline to submit comments on...

New Congress Starts from Scratch on Nominations
It happens every two years. Nominees who have been sitting on pins and needles for confirmation, even those who are highly qualified, must now go home without being...

U.S., Chinese Officials Discuss "Needed Structural Changes"
U.S. trade officials are leaving nothing to chance. At the same time U.S. Trade Repre-sentative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer was meeting with European Union (EU) Trade...

Venezuela Asks for WTO Consultations over U.S. Sanctions
Two days before Venezuelan President Maduro began his second, term, the country Jan. 8 requested World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute consultations with the U.S....

EU Trade Commissioner Stands Firm, Yet Optimistic
In a speech in Washington Jan. 10, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom waxed optimistic about the bilateral trade relationship between the U.S and EU, despite...

U.S., EU, Japan Tackle Unfair Trade Practices
In their fifth meeting since launching the trilateral effort in 2017, the U.S., EU and Japanese trade and economy ministers Jan. 9 focused on writing new rules and sharing...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, Russia, WTO

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