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

February 19, 2018

Lawmakers Push for Permanent Export Control Authority
More than 16 years since its predecessor lapsed, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) and Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) Feb. 15...

Commerce Publishes 232 Reports, Recommends Quotas or Tariffs
In a surprise move, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Feb. 16 published the Section 232 reports on the department’s investigations into steel and aluminum imports. The reports...

House Sends GSP Renewal to Senate
Two months after the program lapsed, the House Feb. 13 voted 400-2 to pass a three-year renewal (H.R. 4979) of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, which...

FY2019 Budget Shows Enforcement Priorities
Based on spending priorities in its proposed fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget released Feb. 12, it’s clear that the White House favors strong trade enforcement, with budget bumps given...

Briefs: FCPA, Entity List, USTR, False Claims

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