Washington Tariff & Trade Letter
September 20, 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

September 20, 2021

BIS Clarifies Classification of Integrated Circuits
In Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) published Sept. 17, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) clarified the classification of integrated circuits (ICs) used in U.S...

Biden Fills Ex-Im Bank, Trade Posts
Women in trade, rejoice. President Biden Sept. 13 started the process of filling key trade posts at the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, Commerce and the U.S. Trade Representative’s...

Lawmakers Applaud Sanctions over Ethiopian Conflict
After more than 10 months of conflict in Ethiopia, the Biden administration Sept. 17 imposed open-ended sanctions on persons involved with the humanitarian and human...

BIS Requests Comments on ICT Supply Chain
In a much-anticipated Federal Register notice Sept. 20, BIS requests public comments on the administration’s report on “supply chains for critical sectors and subsectors of the...

U.S.-Australia Deal Causes Trade Pearl-Clutching
Sometimes a choreographed diplomatic announcement causes more problems than it solves. In a seemingly straightforward joint statement, the leaders of Australia, the...

Briefs: Export Enforcement, Trade People, Sanctions

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