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In This Week's Issue

June 24, 2019

Nonprofit Group Gets "Poor Excuse" on Section 232 Auto Report
A nonprofit that has spent the last four months trying to get Commerce’s Section 232 report on the effect of imports of automobiles and automobile parts on U.S. national...

Walmart Pays $282 Million to Settle Bribery Charges
Global retailer Walmart agreed June 20 to pay more than $282 million to settle parallel Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Justice charges of violating the Foreign...

Mexico Ratifies USMCA, Congress Urged to Follow Suit
And then there were two. As soon as the Mexican Senate June 19 approved the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement in a 114-4 vote, supporters and industry...

Hundreds of Businesses Protest Proposed U.S. Chinese Tariffs
In what is just a small taste of wide-ranging opposition to the administration’s announcement of potential 25% tariffs on all remaining Chinese imports, Apple June 17 joined a...

Appeals Court Affirms Commerce Steel Decision Despite Dissent
In a split decision, the Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit (CAFC) June 21 affirmed the Court of International Trade (CIT) decision on a Commerce finding of whether the Korean...

USTR Tackles Thorny Trade Issues at Congressional Hearings
During two days of hearings at both the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees June 18-19, USTR Robert Lighthizer covered the waterfront of trade issues...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, Privacy Shield, ATMs

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