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In This Week's Issue


April 22, 2019

U.S. Allies Denounce Cuba Policy Changes
What was given can be taken away. After more than 20 years of suspending certain Helms-Burton provisions on the ability of U.S. citizens to bring lawsuits over confiscated...

UniCredit Banks Pay Over $1 Billion to Settle Sanctions Charges
Three UniCredit Group banks – Italian UniCredit S.p.A. and its subsidiaries, UniCredit Bank AG in Germany and UniCredit Bank Austria AG -- agreed April 15 to pay...

Trade with EU Gets Complicated
In response to the U.S. list of products that could face potential retaliation in the decade-long World Trade Organization (WTO) aircraft subsidies dispute, the European Union...

State Expands ITAR Government License Exemption
It’s about time. Four years after proposing changes to the licensing exemption for trans-fers made “by or for” an agency of the U.S. government, State April 19 amended the...

U.S. Hails Second WTO Agriculture Victory Against China
In what administration officials called the “second significant victory for U.S. agriculture this year,” a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute-settlement panel April 18 largely...

Mixed Responses Greet ITC Report on USMCA Impact
While it was perhaps the second most anticipated report issued April 18, the International Trade Commission’s (ITC) report on the likely economic impact of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada...

Briefs: Trade Figures, Venezuela, Section 232

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