Washington Tariff & Trade Letter
August 8, 2022

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

Aerospace Sanctions Expand

 Last week BIS updated its list of sanctioned aircraft flying in Russia and Belarus to include 25 Airbus models identified as apparently violating the EAR’s de minimis threshold for U.S. components. 

Canada, US Saw on Lumber 
Commerce issued its final determination in the third annual review of softwood lumber imports from Canada

CFIUS 2021 Annual Report  

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) released the public version of its Annual Report

WTO This Week 

India has sought consultations; South Africa has launched a dispute;

“Implementing the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies: Challenges and Opportunities " Report

CBP Anaheim Summit 

 Customs and Border Protection’s Trade Facilitation and Cargo Security Summit last month discussed forced labor, CBP’s Green Trade Strategy, and the 21st Century Customs Framework initiative to modernize Customs.

USTR Details Sec. 301 Tariff Exclusion Rationale

The filing is good beach reading. For those still our desks, a summary: