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Based on nearly 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.

In This Week's Issue

May 25, 2020

Administration Celebrates World Trade Week
Get out the piñatas. In case the news got buried under a global pandemic, floods and cyclones, May 17-23 was the annual World Trade Week, the White House announced May...

Treasury Proposes Clarifying CFIUS Changes
After two years of proposals, comments and a pilot program, Treasury May 21 proposed changes to Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) regulations, modifying...

U.S., UK Trade Talks Show "Positive Alignment"
Unlike trade talks between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK), the first round of talks between the U.S. and the UK May 5-15 “were positive and constructive,”...

White House China Report Sparks Debate
In a week of unprecedented actions by China in Hong Kong and congressional reactions to those actions, the White House May 20 released a detailed report arguing that since the...

Senate Responds to Hong Kong Security Proposal
A Chinese proposal to reintroduce a security law to ban sedition, secession and subversion in Hong Kong has been met by a stern rebuke by Congress. The Chinese Communist Party...

Despite Tensions, Progress Continues Under Chinese Trade Deal
In the same week when President Trump was denouncing President Xi over the pandemic and Congress was blasting China over the Hong Kong sedition bill, the administration...

Briefs: Sanctions, Entity List, Export Enforcement

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