Washington Tariff & Trade Letter
October 18, 2021

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 more than 40 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.

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In This Week's Issue

October 18, 2021

Calif. Firm Settles BIS Export Charges
Lesson 32: Don't lie to federal export agencies. VTA Telecom Corporation (VTA) in Milpitas, Calif., a subsidiary of a Vietnamese state-owned telecom company, agreed to pay...

Industry Places Blame for Supply Chain Crisis
Industry groups complaining about a supply chain crisis are looking for government assistance, while the administration is looking to the private sector to step up and ...

Trade Officials Have High Hopes for WTO Reform, Ministerial
Arriving in Geneva was a big step, a city U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai's predecessor never visited. In a speech to the Graduate Institute Oct. 14, Tai emphasized...

G20 Trade Ministers Look Past Covid Recovery
A year ago, the G20 trade ministers focused on recovery from the global pandemic, not knowing what was to come. At their meeting in Italy Oct. 12, the ministers looked past the ...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, FCPA, Tires

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